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The daily record of takeoffs and landings at the airport Domodedovo - 724 operation. Maximum hours of intensive working with two parallel runways is 43 aircraft. All of them are controlled by air traffic controllers working in the control tower (KDP) or "tower" (from the English word "TOWER"). Total in Moscow's Domodedovo airport managers working 6 shifts of 10 people each. Profession of air traffic controller is one of the first places on the psychological and emotional stress on the human body. Today we will speak about the people from whose daily actions affect the lives of tens of thousands of passengers ...
For all aircraft in the skies over Moscow responds Moscow Automated Dispatch Center, located near the airport Vnukovo. Domodedovo Centre for Air Traffic Services is a subdivision branch "Moscow Center for Automated Air Traffic Control" (this phrase literally specially recorded during a visit). The Centre is responsible for ensuring the safety, regularity and efficiency of aircraft operations at the airport Domodedovo:
At Domodedovo 2 runways (runways). For each of them meet their dispatchers. On the rig jobs posted flight director, Senior Manager, Launch controllers dispatch centers (SDP - controlled aircraft) and the Subsidiary approach control (UDHR - manages ground equipment).
For each strip are responsible for 2 interchangeable controller - the SDP and UDHR:
In the area of responsibility of the controller start (SDP) is to manage the aircraft in the airspace, which include the sectors of climb after take-off and the final stage of the approach, as well as the runway and taxiways:
Manager software (UDHR) controls the movement of special vehicles, the system of lighting equipment on the runway and taxiways, shall take all necessary additional operations:
I imagined Manager harsh man, in big headphones, screaming something into the microphone and hard pyalyaschegosya in a round picture tube, through which runs around the green stripe, as in the old Soviet films. It turned out it is not so. Do not use headphones, kinescopes not round and green, and controllers work not only men, but also very charming girls:
The controller on the screen showing all the planes are near the airport. He sees them gaining height or decrease the altitude are and how fast fly:
From the tower you can see perfectly the whole territory of the airport. It has modern equipment, including an automated system for displaying information. The system provides an overview of the airfield control of the movement of any funds on the platform.
If the dispatcher anything suspicious, he can use the binoculars:
If the band is busy, the dispatcher software (UDHR) includes a special board runway occupancy with snooze:
In addition, the tower controller are ATIS (Automatic Terminal Information Service in the terminal area) -sleva the photograph, head of operations (shift supervisor), senior manager and controllers substitution (right in the photo):
Each manager relies 20-minute break every 2 hours. At this time, it replaces the manager substitution:
The actions of the controller should senior manager. He is constantly moving from one controller to another, and controls their actions (in the photo is on the left):
Also present on the tower head of the flight (to the left in the photo). He is responsible for organizing the work of the personnel shifts:
The minimum time between the landing of the plane for 2 minutes, and the ups between 1 to 3 minutes, depending on the classification of aircraft. The atmosphere in the tower calm and quiet. When the controller is the radio with aircraft crews, all fall silent, or speak in a low voice:
To get to the tower, the dispatcher must pass through the door with porthole:
Here it is necessary to make the castle a special card and confirm fingerprints:
On the tower controller gets the spiral staircase:
The tower is remarkable, and its own balcony. It offers a great view of the airport:
Well, the view of the road leading to Domodedovo:
The following article "Airport in terms of the aircraft." We will see the planes flying into Domodedovo as they occur, are filled, cleaned, repaired, washed and fly away.