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Recommendation issued to: AirServices Australia

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020168
Date issued: 20 September 2002
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

Safety Recommendation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that Airservices Australia review air traffic controller initial and periodic recurrent training programs to ensure they adequately address the effect of convective weather on aircraft performance and the limitations of airborne weather radar

Initial response
Date issued: 04 February 2003
Response from: AirServices Australia
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

The following response dated 29 January 2003 was received from Airservices Australia:

Airservices Australia accepts this recommendation. A review of ATC training material is to be undertaken by ATC Capability Branch (ATCC) to determine the veracity of the current training programs in regard to this recommendation.

Further correspondence
Date issued: 16 April 2004
Response from: AirServices Australia
Response status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

The following response dated 13 April 2004 was received from Airservices Australia:

A training package has been developed which is used in ab-initio course and is also included as a topic available for refresher training.

 
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