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ARH Segment 1
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When an aircraft requests deviations for weather, what should you limit the deviation to, and why?
Limit only to what they request. You want to keep them boxed in as much as possible.
List 8 Units adjacent to ARH.
BIRD (Sonderstrom/RK), Rekjavik, YUL, YWG, YYZ, YVR, PANC, YQX
What is the definition of Canadian Domestic Airspace?
All navigable airspace in Canada
What is the difference between the NCA and NDA?
NCA: Controlled airspace at or above FL230 from the NCA line to the ACA line. NDA: All airspace to the north of the line separating NDA and SDA, extending upwards from the surface of the earth
Define Low Level Airspace
All airspace in the CDA below 18,000 feet ASL
Where is the standard pressure region?
All airspace in the SDA at FL180 and above, and all airspace is the NDA extending upwards from the surface of the earth
Why is the jetstream so significant? (3 weather patterns)
CAT, Wind Shear, high winds; influences traffic patterns
List the five major traffic patterns in ARH
NAT, PAC, Polar, NCA, Domestic
What does CPDLC stand for?
Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications
Define the dimensions of Class E airspace in ARH.
To whom does ATC apply separation in Class E?
Aircraft operating under an IFR clearance.
If a flight plan is coded "L",what should you do with it? If a flight plan is coded "W", what should you do with it?
(1) Leave it (2) Fix it
How wide is an airway at a distance 25 miles from a VOR? An NDB?
What are other ways that 1 NM can be expressed? (2)
(1) the length of 1 minute of latitude (2) the length of 1 minute of longitude along the equator
How many digits should longitude be expressed in?
Which of the following computer functions takes into account the curvature of the earth: CAATS, RBLs, Direct Routes
CAATS is the only one
Minimum Navigation Performance Standard
How much airspace needs to be protected on either side of an RNAV track?
Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System
List 4 ways to obtain a position report
ADS-C, CPDLC, query pilot, observe over fix on surveillance display
Northern Airspace Display System
What two programs (in terms of displaying strips) does CAATS update? Which of these two systems stays up if CAATS fails?
EFS, EXCDS. EXCDS stays up.
On VSCS, what do ovals represent? What do rectangles represent?
Name two systems capable of supplying paper strips in ARH?
NSit or EXCDS
List 3 programs that can be accessible through IIDS
OIDS, CVIDS, NARDS
Canadian Aeronautical Charts Supplement
What three things can CPDLC upload to an aircraft?
"Able Higher", Alternate Clearances, Speed Changes, Frequencies
What 4 sectors make up the "Shield"?
Bison, Thompson, Hudson, Severn
At what point does a VHF airway begin to widen?
What information can you get from an ADS-C position report (list 3)
altitude, position, time, airspeed
Decode IUA. What is an IUA?
Inter-Unit Agreement. They are legal agreements between ACCs (YEG/YVR)
Decode ISA. What is an ISA?
Inter-specialty agreement. They are legal agreements between specialties within an ACC
Where does Transport Canada provide flight crews with reference material useful for aircraft operations in Canadian Airspace?
What is the name of the fix at 6014/10000?
Are you able to change an aircraft's route using CPDLC? What are you able to do with a route?
No, you can only remove fixes from the route using CPDLC. (ie, send direct)
What classes of airspace is in BS/TH?
Class A, E, F
Upon initial contact with an aircraft, what do you need to update?
For aircraft flying into YMM, what frequency is used for (1) Oilsands Traffic (2) YMM traffic?
(1) 134.02 (2) 135.7
Amongst the high sectors in YWG, where do the highest high level sectors begin?
Does a handoff constitute a transfer of control with Alberta High?
When do you have to verbally coordinate with Edmonton North Low?
If 15 minutes or less from the sector boundary
What is the vertical separation from restricted airspace?
Decode the following symbol abbreviations: PP, RR, UFA, UFN, W
Present Position, Report Reaching, Until Further Advised, Until Further Notice, Warning.
Decode the following symbol abbreviations: "/", T
Manual/verbal coordination with next sector, Surveillance Service Terminated.
Where is one-way structured airspace found in ARH?
A sliver of airspace in the Hudson Sector
What does PTATM stand for?
Position, Time, Altitude, Type, Meteorological Conditions
Once you have coordinated with the next sector, what three things should you do with the strip?
(1) Oblique stroke with or without identifier (2) Coordination Remarks box (3) Uncock strip
What two places can you write "RTE" on the strip?
In the route box, or in the co-ordination box
What are the rules for arranging and sequencing data strips?
Arranged by altitude, sequenced by the order in which they exit the airspace.
Describe three reasons you may want to cock a strip.
Wrong way, pass estimates, process requests, deviating, block altitudes.
What is the strip marking for ANA101 B772 ALPIM 0811 passed to Klondike?
If ACA101 is at FL360 and is estimating YSF @ 1250, describe the sequence in which you would verbally pass this estimate to Bison sector, if you are in Thompson.
"Ring Ring"...."Bison"...."Thompson, Estimate for ACA101"...."ACA101, go ahead"..."Stony Rapids, 1250, FL360"..."FL360"..."Readback correct"
Verbally forward a position report over the last fix of the control area if any of the following apply (3):
(1) Minimum separation exists (2) Report differs from estimate by 3 minutes or more (3) less than 10 minutes of longitudinal separation exists in a procedural environment.
Where does transfer of control occur?
When the aircraft enters your area of jurisdiction
When do you have to read back altitude information on a flight data transfer?
All the time
When passing to North Low, what piece of information does not need to be mentioned?
When passing to a non-radar sector, what two pieces of information must be passed?
Name of fix and estimate
What is the state of an aircraft that reports entering volcanic ash?
When do you give priority to ADS-B eligible aircraft?
When operating in ADS-B airspace
When relaying a clearance to an aircraft, what prefix should you use? What about when talking to another controller?
"ATC CLEARS" , "CLEARED"
In terms of altitude, what is the most you are permitted to assign outside your jurisdiction without coordination?
What are three things you can expect an aircraft to do if their communications fail?
(1) Proceed to the flight planned altitude (2) Proceed to the altitude expected in a further clearance (3) Proceed to the altitude acknowledged in the last clearance.
If an airway or published track is not shown on the situation display, what consequence does this have for issuing vectors?
You are unable to issue vectors if the airway or published track is not shown on the display.
True/False: absent from any conditions otherwise permitting a wrong-way flight, a MEDEVAC is permitted to operate (1) in a wrong-way altitude (2) in a block altitude
(1) FALSE (2) TRUE
When are you able to omit a readback?
If a handoff will follow between sectors/units
What is an operationally suitable altitude?
No more than 4000 feet below the flight planned altitude
When is a Mode C validated?
On initial contact, if the readout value does not differ from the aircraft's reported altitude by more than 200 feet.
What does WHEN READY mean?
May commence clearance/instruction when convenient.
What altitude will most aircraft in our airspace perform holds in?
FL330 and below
When analyzing values for airspace to protect in a fix, what are these values measured from?
The holding fix
Give the location of the following strip markings (box identification and general location): (1) Time by fix enroute, (2) EFC time, (3) Time entering the fix
(1) c, left box (2) a, top right box (3) b, bottom right box
If an eastbound aircraft is approaching LETOV, and you wish for them to hold at LETOV with an EFC time of 1740, how would you issue the clearance?
HOLD WEST OF LETOV ON YOUR INBOUND TRACK, EXPECT FURTHER CLEARANCE AT ONE SEVEN FOUR ZERO
When does altitude not need to be mentioned in a holding clearance?
In a holding clearance, what comes first, the altitude, or the route?
What is the proper phraseology to issue if (1) the clearance limit changes (2) if the clearance limit does not change
(1) CLEARED (2) RECLEARED
What is the vertical separation from an aircraft in the hold?
The vertical separation minimum for the airspace in question
What is a non-standard holding pattern?
A pattern that differs from the standard pattern in terms of turn direction and length of leg
Identify the different sides of a holding pattern (4)
Fix End, Outbound End, Holding Side, Non-holding side
What shape is an ADS-B data tag?
If an ADS-B data tag is uncorrelated, what do you need to ask the pilot?
To change their flight ID to the appropriate number
In what scenario would you supply speed assignment?
To maintain separation
Where are the 4 radar sites in BS/TH?
YMM, YSF, YVC, YTH
What separation must you have from an adjacent sector boundary if the adjacent sector boundary is (1) Surveillance (2) Procedural
(1) 2.5 miles (2) 5 miles
If using a PIV, and you have less than (1) miles, on a (2) degree (3) track, you should take additional action
(1) 10 (2) 90 (3) Crossing
A 10 degree heading change will move a flight from its original track at a rate of (1) miles for every 10 miles travelled
1.5 miles for every 10 miles travelled
What should you ask for whenever you vector an aircraft in ARH?
What should you provide the aircraft when vectoring?
Reason for the vector
On a 90 degree cross, how much of the displayed distance is lost?
On a 90 degree cross, how much of the displayed distance is lost for every 60 knot difference in speed?
What other phenomena (not weather) should you be aware of when vectoring?
What is the maximum amount of time you should keep an aircraft on a vector?
Between radar identified aircraft, what is the rule-of-thumb minimum (1) time (2) and distance that you can discontinue vertical separation?
10 minutes, 80 miles
In what instance would you use number of degrees to turn instead of heading?
Unreliable to provide heading north of 70N, also unreliable in transition from magnetic to true
Is an aircraft conducting a photo/survey flight permitted in non-RVSM airspace for the duration of the flight?
No, only in a specified area.
What are the basic steps when dealing with an RVSM failure? (7)
(1) Establish 2000ft vertical separation (2) clear out of controlled airspace, if possible (3) obtain pilot's intentions (4) pass traffic (5) amend flightplan (6) advise adjacent sectors/units verbally (7) notify supervisor
Where in ARH would we encounter mountain wave activity?
What is standard vertical separation if severe turbulence exists?
If you have a non-RVSM aircraft operating in RVSM airspace and the estimate is passed electronically, what else do you have to do?
If an aircraft changes its route so that it ends up in a different sector, you must coordinate if the aircraft is within (1) minutes of the sector boundary
On a strip, how is an assigned altitude of FL370 written? What about a requested altitude of FL370?
In a cruise climb, pilots are expected to inform of ATC of any (1), rounded to the nearest (2).
(1) Altitude they intend to level off (2) 100 feet
Are controllers able to request an aircraft to perform a visual climb or descent, if visual contact is made with another aircraft? How is this possible? Is it permissible in Class A or B airspace?
No, it is only permissible via pilot request, and is not permissible in Class A or B airspace.
What are the values for maintaining obstacle clearance, unless otherwise specified?
1000 feet above the highest obstacle, for a radius of 5NM
A holding clearance will contain at least the following 7 items:
(1) Clearance to the holding fix (2) Direction to hold from fix (3) Specified radial/course/inbound track (4) If DME is used, DME distances where fix/outbound end turns are to be commenced (5) Altitude or Flight Level (6) EFC or EAC time (7) time to leave the fix in the event of a communications failure
In a standard holding pattern, what is the (1) minimum bank angle (2) minimum turn rate
(1) 25 degrees (2) 3 degrees per second
If a pilot reaches their clearance limit and has no further clearance, and there is no published holding pattern at the clearance limit, how is the pilot expected to proceed?
Hold in a standard pattern on the inbound track to the clearance limit.
List the locations of the following sector entry points: (1) Sector 1 (2) Sector 2 (3) Sector 3
(1) "Northwest" section of the circle (2) "Southwest" section of the circle (3) "East" half of the circle
What are the other names for the following sector entry types: (1) Sector 1 (2) Sector 2 (3) Sector 3
(1) Parallel Entry (2) Offset Entry (3) Direct Entry
Describe a parallel entry pattern.
Intercept the fix, fly outbound track, turn left to intercept inbound track, intercept the fix again, and fly the pattern.
Describe an offset entry pattern.
Intercept the fix, leave fix at an angle 30 degrees or less from the reciprocal of the inbound track, turn right to intercept the inbound track, and fly the pattern.
Describe a direct entry pattern.
Intercept fix, follow holding pattern.
What angle is the upper half of the direct entry pattern? What would this make the lower half?
70 degrees, 110 degrees.
Decode the following abbreviations: NRP, NAR
NRP= North American Route Program, NAR= North American Route System
Give the airspace locations of the following RNAV routes: Q, T, L
Q= High level, T= Low Level Controlled, L= Low Level Uncontrolled
NCA Random Routes: An aircraft is considered north/southbound when aircraft are flying which headings (or inverse)?
What are the reporting points (or intervals of reporting points) for NB/SB aircraft on NCA Random Routes?
Where meridians of longitude intersect parallels of latitude in 5 degree intervals (every 5 degrees of latitude)
NCA Random Routes: An aircraft is considered east/westbound when aircraft are flying which headings (or inverse)?
What are the reporting points (or intervals of reporting points) for EB/WB aircraft on NCA Random Routes? What latitudes does this NOT apply in?
Where parallels of latitude intersect meridians of longitude in 10 degree intervals (every 10 degrees of longitude). This does NOT apply north of 75 degrees North.
ACA Random Routes: What are the three meridians of longitude used as reporting points along an ACA random route?
141 W, 115 W, 60 W
ACA Random Routes: The meridian of (1) is not required as a reporting point if north of (2) degrees N.
(1) 115 W (2) 87 N
ACA Random Routes: If flights do not cross (1 a, b), a (2) is required upon (3 a, b)
(1) 141 W or 60 W (2) report to ACC (3) entry or exit to/from ACA
Polar Routes: what is required for flights to enter Russian airspace, regardless of their routing in Canadian Airspace?
Must enter/exit Russian airspace via designated Russian Polar Fixes.
For aircraft operating on Polar Routes, flight plans should include a fix for every (1) degrees of (2)
(1) 5 (2) Latitude
What flights to ACA tracks typically serve?
Flights going back and forth from Europe to Asia
NCA Tracks: (1) What is the altitude of NCA tracks (2) Which tracks are they located between (3) How is NCA Bravo listed in a flight planned route?
(1) FL280 and above (2) Between NAT and PAC (3) NCAB
SCA Tracks: (1) What is the altitude of SCA Tracks? (2) Between which two meridians of longitude can you find SCA Track reporting points? (3) How is SCA Golf listed in a flight planned route?
(1) FL180 and above (2) Between 80W and 90W (3) SCAG
What is RVSM airspace in the CDA?
All altitudes between FL290 up to and including FL410 in the CDA
When transitioning between flight levels, aircraft should not over or undershoot the assigned flight level by how many feet?
No more than 150 feet.
If an aircraft is not RVSM compliant, what phraseology should be included on initial contact with ATC?
If operating in RVSM airspace, what else must aircraft be equipped with?
TCAS II, ACAS II
If an aircraft's RVSM state is suspect, what phraseology is used by ATC?
"Confirm RVSM Approved"
What 4 scenarios require a pilot to communicate "Negative RVSM" to ATC?
(1) Initial Contact (2) all requests for altitude changes in RVSM airspace (3) Readbacks of altitude/clearance instructions in RVSM airspace (4) Climb/descent through RVSM airspace
If an RVSM aircraft encounters severe turbulence in RVSM airspace and can no longer maintain RVSM separation, what phraseology should be included in their transmission to ATC?
Which 5 systems have RNAV Capability?
(1) GNSS (2) VOR/DME (rho-theta) (3) DME/DME (rho-rho) (4) INS (5) IRS / Inertial Reference System
What is the maximum characters that can be used on an ADS-B ID? What two things can be used in an ADS-B ID?
(1) 7 characters (2) aircraft registration or flight number
How would ACA701 be listed in an ADS-B data tag?
List 3 major traffic patterns in ARH. Which pattern has two types of patterns? What are they?
PAC, Polar, NAT. NAT has two patterns: NCA and SCA
What is the height of the tropopause at the poles? At the equator?
30,000 feet; 56,000 feet
What is the typical range of an aircraft's on-board weather radar?
List the CJS for the following North Low Sectors: Inuvik, Coppermine, Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Fort Nelson, Peace Low, McMurray
EV, KM, XY, ZF, YE, PE, MM
What 5 types of information (Information Services) should be provided to all IFR flights while operating in the FIR?
(1) Severe Weather (2) Forecast/Reported Weather Conditions at destination/alternate aerodromes (3) Serviceability of NAVAIDs (4) Condition of Airports/Facilities (5) Other items pertinent to flight safety.
In Class F advisory areas, decode the following activity types: A, F, H, M, P, S, T
Acrobatic, Aircraft Test, Hang Gliding, Military, Parachuting, Soaring, Training
What is a rhumb line? If one follows a rhumb line, does the heading change?
A regularly curved line that cuts all meridians at the same angle (ie parallels of latitude, equator, and all meridians of longitude). The heading does not change
How does a great circle differ from a rhumb line?
Great Circle is the same distance or shorter than a rhumb line
Decode the following ADS-C abbreviations (ADS-C can be set up to report if any of the following events occur): WCE, LRDE, LDE, VRE
WCE: Waypoint Change Event, LRDE: Level Range Deviation Event, LDE: Lateral Deviation Event, VRE: Vertical Rate Change Event
What does a CAATS PEER enable controllers to do?
A second display that allows for an additional viewing point, or for another controller to provide data support during a traffic surge
What does NSit do? What three things can it provide?
Acts as a backup to CAATS that can provide conflict prediction, accurate estimate data, and paper flight data strips.
How are estimates, altitude, and position information integrated into NSit?
Manual entry by the controller
For aircraft entering Rankin on 133.4, if they are at a lower altitude, how long (miles) will it take for them to have a strong enough signal to communicate with Rankin?
About 20 miles
Are you able to skip coordination with Edmonton North Low if less than 50 miles from the common boundary on radar?
No, 15 minutes is still required
If automated data transfer is not available with WG, how long before the boundary must the information be manually coordinated?
What are the times/days of the week where Cold Lake MTCU is active? How much vertical and lateral separation is required from this area when it is active?
1400Z Monday (0800L) until 0100Z (1900L) Saturday. 2000 feet vertical, 5NM lateral
If CYR224 is active, what common airway/fix are effected?
What are the 4 different types of strips in ARH?
EFS, EXCDS, EXCDS printed CAATS, and NSiT.
Despite the fact that strips are not commonly used during routine ARH operations, what are they used for?
During backup situations, maintenance, and system upgrades
How long are strips stored for?
If you write illegibly on a strip, what should you do? Can you throw away the old strip?
Rewrite/reprint a new strip. You cannot throw away the old strip; it must be filed.
Tracks of 000-179 will appear on the (1) side of the strip. Tracks of 180-359 will appear on the (2) side of the strip
(1) right (2) left
What is the difference between a primary and secondary strip format?
Secondary strips will have a column at the bottom which will display the route, squawk code, and flight planned altitude
Do not deviate from a (1) or (2). You may deviate from a (3) if the situation warrants.
(1) Rule (2) Separation Minimum (3) Procedure
If a clearance will become effective within another unit's area of responsiblity, what should you do prior to issuing the clearance to the aircraft?
Coordinate with the receiving unit.
When you approve a receiving controller to control an aircraft in your area of jurisdiction, other than the ACID, what must you specify?
A fix, location, altitude, or time that the control transfer will take place
Give priority to providing (1). Provide other services to the fullest possible extent.
Limiting Service: You may limit the number of aircraft to a number you can control safely and efficiently by: (2)
(1) Instructing an aircraft to hold on the ground or in the air (2) Informing an adjacent sector/unit that approval is required before an aircraft can enter your AOR
If you limit the number or aircraft under your control: (2)
(1) Inform your supervisor (2) Comply with any ATS directives as supplemented by the decisions of your supervisor
When assigning altitudes, an aircraft has top priority if what condition is present?
The aircraft is carrying a sick or injured person
When one or more pilots request the same altitude, in general, who has priority?
The aircraft already at that altitude
When two or more aircraft are already at the same altitude, who has priority?
The leading aircraft
Definition of Air Traffic Control Clearance
An authorization issued by an ATC unit for an aircraft to proceed within controlled airspace in accordance with the conditions specified by that unit
Definition of Air Traffic Control Instruction
A directive issued by an ATC unit for Air Traffic Control purposes
When can you use the phrase "Via requested routing"?
If you are using DCPC and the pilot has included a detailed route description in their request
IFR Two-Way Comm Failure in IMC, permission for PIC to proceed via route: how is the pilot permitted to proceed?
By the route acknowledged in the last ATC clearance
IFR Two-Way Comm Failure, permission for PIC to proceed via route: if the aircraft was on a radar vector during failure
by the direct route from the point of communications failure to the fix, route, or airway specified in the vector clearance
IFR Two-Way Comm Failure, permission for PIC to proceed via route: if there was no route assigned by ATC
by the route that ATC has advised may be expected in a further clearance
IFR Two-Way Comm Failure, permission for PIC to proceed via route: if there was no route assigned ay ATC, and no route expected:
by the route filed in the flight plan
IFR Two-Way Comm Failure, permission for pilot to proceed via altitude: Complete the following statement: The PIC is permitted to proceed at the (1) of the following altitudes/flight levels for the (2)
(1) HIGHEST (2) ROUTE SEGMENT BEING FLOWN
IFR Two-Way Comm Failure, permission for PIC to proceed via altitude (3)
(1) the altitude/flight level acknowledged in the last ATC clearance (2) minimum IFR altitude (3) the altitude/flight level ATC has advised to expect further clearance to.
If a pilot experiences a communications failure and is operating at minimum IFR altitude, what do you need to protect?
everything below the highest minimum IFR altitude along their route of flight, taking into account wrong-way altitudes
(x) minutes or more before an aircraft reaches its clearance limit, issue one of the following (3)
(x) 5 minutes (1) Further Clearance (2) Approach Clearance (3) Holding Clearance
What will an aircraft do if a clearance is not received (2, 1-two types of patterns, 2- communication)?
(1) Hold in a published holding pattern, or via a standard pattern on the inbound track to the clearance limit (2) Request further clearance or an approach clearance
Delivery Limitiations: If a communication agency informs you that a clearance has not yet been delivered, instruct the agency to do one of the following (3):
(1) Continue attempting to deliver, and report if undelivered by a specific time. (2) Attempt to deliver at a specified time (3) Cancel the clearance
If a communications agency is transmitting the clearance to the aircraft, and is unable to deliver the clearance, how many minutes can elapse before the communications agency notifies the controller?
What type of equipment is required to fly a polar route?
How are Block altitudes identified during coordination tasks?
If a pilot is climbing to an altitude in RVSM procedural airspace, what must you get them to do?
Report reaching the altitude
How long are holding legs above 14000 ASL?
If a DME fix is within the (1), do not use it as a holding fix
Cone of ambiguity
Can a part of the holding area overlap with the cone of ambiguity?
If an aircraft is flying a GNSS procedure, what type of fix can you NOT hold the aircraft at?
Final Approach Fix
If it is necessary to establish a stack, assign the lowest altitude to the (1) aircraft estimated to arrive over the holding fix
In a stack, if an aircraft is required to hold at an excessively high altitude, you should...
Hold it at another fix until a lower altitude is available at the primary fix.
If a series of aircraft are inbound for the approach, and a pilot wants to hold for weather, what are two ways you can clear the aircraft so that other aircraft can enter the approach?
(1) Clear to hold at an adjacent fix (2) Clear to hold at a higher altitude so that aircraft can pass below
If a series of aircraft are inbound for the approach, and a pilot wants to hold for weather, what do you need to clarify with the pilot?
His intentions in the event of a communications failure
Vertical Separation for Holding/Approach Area: Unless (1) Exists, apply vertical separation from (2ab) the protected airspace for a Holding Area or Approach by (3) Minutes, or (4) minutes if a position report is obtained every 40 minutes. If the second of two aircraft in trail was separated by the (5) minima before it entered the hold, or was put into a hold to achieve (6) separation, this paragraph does not apply
(1) Lateral Separation (2ab) before and after (3) 15 minutes (4) 10 minutes (5) longitudinal (6) longitudinal
When applying vertical separation between an enroute aircraft and an aircraft that is either holding or on an instrument approach, you may discontinue separation provided that the following apply to the enroute aircraft (2)
(1) It has reported over a fix within the appropriate protected airspace (2) It is 5 minutes from the edge of the holding or approach area
Does CAATS calculate airspace to protect for aircraft in a hold?
Surveillance Service- ATS Surveillance Control Service
The control of aircraft through the provision of vectors in order to establish required separation and/or desired spacing between aircraft and between aircraft and obstructions
Surveillance Service- ATS Surveillance Monitoring
The use of ATS Surveillance for the purpose of providing aircraft with information and advice relative to significant deviations from their flight path
The PPS symbol that looks like a ship's steering wheel is indicative of what type of coverage?
Surveillance Failure or Degradation: If you are not satisfied that the displayed surveillance information is adequate (2):
(1) Inform the supervisor or delegated authority (2) Base subsequent control actions on direction provided in ATS directives supplemented by direction from your supervisor. If such direction is not available, base your actions on your assessment of the equipment.
Surveillance: Speed Assignments- when to apply speed assignments
If required to achieve or maintain required spacing or to minimize vectoring, instruct a surveillance-controlled aircraft to adjust its speed.
Surveillance: Speed Assignments- how to express speed adjustments (2)
(1) In units or multiples of 10 knots, based on IAS (2) If the aircraft is a turbojet operating in high level airspace, by assigning a Mach number.
What are two ways to instruct an aircraft to change its speed (phraseology)?
(1) MAINTAIN MACH... (2) INCREASE/DECREASE SPEED TO MACH...
An ultralight is considered a (1), and any motorized aircraft is considered a (2) when preceding a glider or balloon
(1) Light (2) Heavy
ADS-B Identification: an aircraft is considered identified if the ACID element in an (1) is recongized and is consistent with the aircraft's (2)
(1) ADS-B data tag (2) expected position
ATS Surveillance Separation from adjoining ATS surveillance airspace: If your airspace is RSE/RDPS, ADS-B or MLAT, and (1) adjoining airspace is RSE/RDPS, ADS-B or MLAT (2) If adjoining airpace is not RSE/RDPS, ADS-B or MLAT
(1) 2.5 miles (2) 5 miles
ATS Surveillance Separation from adjoining ATS surveillance airspace: If your airspace is NOT RSE/RDPS, ADS-B or MLAT, and (1) adjoining airspace is RSE/RDPS, ADS-B or MLAT (2) If adjoining airpace is not RSE/RDPS, ADS-B or MLAT
(1) 5 miles (2) 10 miles
If a pilot cancels IFR, or is cleared for an approach, what is automatically terminated?
ATS Surveillance Control Service
Surveillance: Vectoring- when to apply (4)
(1) It is necessary for separation (2) It is required for noise abatement (3) You or the aircraft will gain an operational advantage (4) The pilot requests it
Vectoring- surveillance coverage- before vectoring an aircraft, ensure...
Before vectoring an aircraft, ensure that it can be established on a non-surveillance route while within surveillance coverage.
Vectoring- Vectoring methods: methods used to vector aircraft (3). Which of these is the preferred method in ARH?
(1) The heading to be flown, (2) The direction of the turn and the heading to be flown after the completion of the turn (3) the direction of the turn and the number of degrees to turn. Method 3 is the preferred method.
Vectoring Into Class G airspace
You may vector an aircraft into class G airspace if you inform the pilot and obtain the pilot's approval.
Vectoring: Vectoring Termination- when to terminate a vector (3)
(1) It is cleared for an approach, (2) It is cleared to hold (3) it is established on a non-surveillance route.
Maintaining vertical separation: you may request that an aircraft maintain vertical separation from a specific preceding aircraft, provided: (4) When would this standard be used in ARH?
(1) The two aircraft are in direct communication with each other (2) Both aircraft are climbing, or both aircraft are descending (3) No vertical speeds (rates of climb/descent) are specified (4) When below Minimum IFR altitude, the rate of climb is not restricted. This standard would be used between two arriving/departing aircraft from an uncontrolled airport.
If aircraft in a formation flight are RVSM certified, can reduced separation criteria be applied to the formation?
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