TITLE

Control freaks

AUTHOR(S)
McKenna, Pat
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Airman;Aug98, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the challenges facing air traffic controllers in air force bases of the United States. Job description; Problems encountered; Process of controlling; Training issues; Satisfaction with job.
ACCESSION #
1010980

 

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