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How Air Traffic Control Works To Keep Aircraft Flying Safely

 Controllers are in touch with pilots at all times, with communication between the ground and the pilot absolutely essential. Trained pilots rely on this information to a significant extent, even though they are also trained to fly aircraft off instruments alone as a failsafe mechanism. Nonetheless, this is significantly trickier than flying via collaboration with air traffic control. In order to ensure that aircraft behave predictably, the flight paths of aircraft are filed with air traffic control. This enables the controllers to follow aircraft more easily, and pilots will rapidly be contacted if a plane veers off its expected flight path, or is seen to be behaving erratically. Every aspect of a flight is already decided before the plane takes off; for example, commercial flights are all assigned designated runways ahead of their destination. All flight plans held by air traffic controllers and the computerized system include: *Airline name and flight number *Type of aircraft and eq
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