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Learning Opportunity: Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Control

Course Information

Future flight managers study radio location systems for flight management, aviation devices, aviation engines and their thermodynamics, flight mechanics, computer and radio navigation, remote and satellite navigation systems for flight management, principles of a flight and aircraft characteristics, air transport management, technologies of air traffic services, etc.
Practical training is organized in four stages: after the second year of studies, students work in an aircraft simulator (3 weeks); after the third year of studies, students work in a tower simulator, and practice in an airfield and with regional flight management authorities (4 weeks); after the fourth year of studies, students are trained in a computerized flight management simulator and airfield under the control of a supervisor, where they manage visual flight and traffic (4 weeks); in the ninth semester, students work during flight managers shifts (3 weeks). The duration of practical training is 23 weeks. During training, the acquired skills of flight management, dissemination of meteorological information, communication with aircraft pilots, etc., are developed.
The study programme for flight management is intended for persons who have acquired secondary education and wish to become flight managers.

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Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Secondary



Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
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Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-5-2745030 Provider email: rastine@vgtu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vgtu.lt

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Not awailable
Awarding body:

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Awarding body contact info:

Provider phone number: +370-5-2745030 Provider email: rastine@vgtu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vgtu.lt

Course Locations

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Course address:

Saulėtekio al. 11, Vilnius