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    Get 'Em On The Ground Quickly!

    All new ATC shirt... just in time for the holidays! This one will be available for TWO WEEKS only, so be sure to reserve yours now! Check it out & order here
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    Remote Air Traffic Control Technology Introduced at Leesburg Airport

    Remote Air Traffic Control Technology Introduced at Leesburg Airport photo via Yahoo News Leesburg Executive Airport unveiled remote air traffic control technology for the first time in the U.S. Monday. The new technology replaces the need for multiple controller towers with just one...
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    Union: Controller Shortage Will Lead to Widespread Delays

    The Federal Aviation Administration has fallen short of its hiring goals for the fifth consecutive year, according to an Associated Press report out this week. This means the number of air traffic controllers is at its lowest level in nearly three decades. The number peaked in 2012 at 11,753...
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    More Talks About Privatizing the U.S. Air Traffic Control System

    Check out the article here! House Panel Considers Privatizing the U.S. Air Traffic Control System
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    Air Traffic Controller Saves Pilot's Life

    On Sunday, September 16th, 2014, Hugh McFarland, working at Houston TRACON provided an amazing flight assist to a pilot in grim circumstances. Check out the article on StuckMic!
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    Pilots Need Heroes Too!

    New Shirt Just Launched, Take a minute to check it out! Click here to Order
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    Advice for New Hire ATC's

    Check out the latest article from a retired controller. Thoughts? Dear New Hire Air Traffic Controller - ATC - Aviation Information
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    StuckMic is Looking for a Volunteer Facebook Admin

    StuckMic is looking for a volunteer(s) Facebook Admin. If you have experience managing a Facebook group or page, please send Admin a PM. Thank you!
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    Welcome All Pilots!

    Please use this resource to help bridge the gap between pilots and air traffic controllers. We have thousands of certified professional controllers on these forums that would be happy to answer your questions on the ground in a public forum rather than in the air on a busy work day!
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    NATCA Membership

    Please use this forum to discuss what NATCA has done for you and spread the word about what NATCA can do for others. Some new hires, applicants, and even people that have been in the FAA for a long time may not know what the union can offer them. NATCA's purpose is two-fold - it not only...
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    House Members Demand FAA Shed Light on ATC Hiring Process

    Haven't seen it on here yet, pardon me if it is already here; however, stumbled across this article this morning. Twenty-nine members of the U.S. House sent a letter to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration over the holiday weekend complaining about a “lack of transparency’’ in the...
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    Marine In Need - Please Consider Helping

    Here is the link to contribute monetarily to a Marine and controller in need if you can't contribute leave. Any help is appreciate. We are almost 30% complete towards our goal. http://gfwd.at/1lC6IDW
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    Marine In Need - Please Consider Helping

    Thanks Jax, that is awesome and I am sure he appreciates that very much.
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    Marine In Need - Please Consider Helping

    Re: Controller In Need - Please Consider Helping At the rate we are going with the average contribution, we need 76 more people to donate and we should be close to hitting our goal. Please consider giving and supporting a fellow Marine and Air Traffic Controller. We are all one big family...
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    Marine In Need - Please Consider Helping

    Re: Controller In Need - Please Consider Helping Please take the time to consider helping in any way.
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    Marine In Need - Please Consider Helping

    Re: Controller In Need - Please Consider Helping If you are not in the FAA, please consider donating any amount. Even $1.00 helps. If this website has helped you, consider paying it forward and helping Robert. http://gfwd.at/1lC6IDW
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    Marine In Need - Please Consider Helping

    If you are employed with the FAA, please consider helping Robert J Pena. He is a Marine veteran and NATCA controller that has worked at ZHU and ELP. He recently found out he has a brain tumor and will be disqualified from working for an indefinite amount of time. He is a single father and...
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    Member Subscriptions

    The ones that have been produced to this point should have been made available as of last week. We will look into this today and let you know.
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    Natca seniority question

    Here ya go... If your contract tower goes union (NATCA) your seniority date starts then....if they ever stop being union...your seniority time goes away from that period. It doesn't matter if you were ever there while they were union or not.
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    New to the Forum

    You will have to wait until a new hiring announcement is posted by the FAA to apply. There is rumor this may happen again this year, but your best bet is to monitor this website for when a new announcement is posted. At this point it is a waiting game. You will need to meet the minimum...