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International course for air traffic supervisors



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DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

©NEWS RELEASE NO. D/42 14 August 1972INTERNATIONAL COURSE FOR AIR TRAFFIC SUPERVISORS 'Thirteen people with awards under the Colombo Plan and the Special Commonwealth African Assistance Plan will attend the second International Training Course for Air Traffic Control Supervisors, beginning in Melbourne on 15 August 1972 oThe trainees are from Bangaldesh, Ghana, Iran, Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Sudan, Tanzania and Thailand.The Department of Civil Aviation will run the four month course for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Sir Donald Anderson, Director-General of Civil Aviation, will deliver the keynote address at 10 am on 16 August»The four month course will cover intensive training in advanced techniques of Air Traffic Control, comparing International Civil Aviation Organization and Australian methods and procedures. Training will include the planning and development of air traffic control systems and instructional methods. , .From 20 November to 1 December course members will visit Canberra, Sydney, Coolangatta, Brisbane, Broken Hill, Mildura and Melbourne to see metropolitan, and rural air traffic control centres in operation and Australian aviation conditions.The Course is designed to provide advanced training to Asian andAfrican air traffic control supervisors to observe Australian air traffic ·*.,·*’-····.; / · " ... · .control techniques for the training of Air Traffic Controllers in theirown countries. ,Further enquires: Mr P. Steele, telephone Canberra 73"'411.