terminal control

Related to terminal control: Terminal Control Area

terminal control

1. The authority to direct aircraft to maneuver into a position to deliver ordnance, passengers, or cargo to a specific location or target. Terminal control is a type of air control.
2. Any electronic, mechanical, or visual control given to aircraft to facilitate target acquisition and resolution. See also terminal guidance.
References in periodicals archive ?
Tammy Storrow, NATS Terminal Control Safety Improvement Specialist, said: Under the current system for general aviation pilots wishing to transit into controlled airspace, the air traffic controller responsible has no prior knowledge of the request and therefore has little opportunity to formulate a potential plan for the crossing.
The fan terminal control scheme in Figure 2 recommended to be compliant with ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.
Paul Haskins, general manager of London Terminal Control, NATS, said: 'We have been asked why we are consulting on swathes of airspace instead of routes, and have clarified this on the website - www.
Airservices said that the fatigue-risk related management tool represents the second phase of a broader rostering solution for Airservices' approximately 1000 ATCs who work from two major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane, four terminal control areas, and 28 control towers at international and regional airports all over the country.
The London terminal control general manager for National Air Traffic Services, Paul Haskins, said chiefs fear pleasure pilots could accidentally stray across the widened air security boundaries, leaving air controllers unclear as to whether it is a genuine mistake or a hijacked plane destined for the Olympic Stadium in east London.
The system is capable to handle a reduced separation of about 5 nautical miles within the Terminal Control Area provided the runway is served by rapid exit taxi way.
Standard service features include a VPN connection function for secure authenticated/encrypted communications and a terminal control function to manage terminal security and assets.
To further that effort, the author also recommends joint employment standards for UA weapons, joint agreement on the conduct of terminal control, and detailed training requirements for UA personnel.
Construction of the Shanghai terminal control centre will start in 2007, and the adjustment and arrangement of departure and arrivals at the Shanghai terminal control area should be finished by 2008.
The A321 was en-route to Heathrow and receiving an air traffic control service from the London Terminal Control Centre.
The Terminal Control Centre, near Southampton, which guides all planes flying over British airspace, was forced to use a back-up system for six hours during maintenance.

Full browser ?