aircraft moving in flight or on airport runways.
The pilot attempted a landing despite warnings from air traffic controllers to divert to another airport due to heavy fog.
Poland Tries to Cope The Daily Beast April 10, 2010
The Age of Reagan only really began seven months into his presidency, when he fired the air traffic controllers.
Obama’s Power Surge Peter Beinart March 27, 2010
Or note the air traffic control system that helps their plane get in safe.
Remembrance of Things Past Megan McArdle September 30, 2012
air traffic controllers and pilots together take great care not to fly in conditions that can jeopardize an airplane.
Did Bad Weather Bring Down AirAsia 8501? Clive Irving December 28, 2014
One of the biggest concerns in Europe is the frequency of air traffic with West Africa.
Europe’s Hidden Ebola Cases Barbie Latza Nadeau October 14, 2014
Asia and Africa have similar geographical problems, to which air traffic might find a ready solution.
Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours Arthur Whitten Brown
The invention stood every test and at once air traffic was resumed and maintained.
Life in a Thousand Worlds William Shuler Harris
The air traffic was heavy and the field was a beehive of activity.
A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery
Suddenly, without any warning signal, apparently, all the air traffic went wild—then it was gone.
Islands of Space John W Campbell
There are literally thousands of wings, as yet unmade, which will carry the air traffic of the future.
Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
the organized movement of aircraft within a given space
the passengers, cargo, or mail carried by aircraft
- Air-traffic control
a government service that facilitates the safe and orderly movement of aircraft within and between airports by receiving and processing data from radar and devices that monitor local weather conditions and by maintaining radio contact with pilots. Contemporary Examples Few occupations carry the unique sort of physiological assault that air-traffic control does. An Air Traffic […]
- Air train
. an airplane towing one or more gliders.
that can be transported by aircraft: air-transportable equipment.
a contrivance used for catching game or other animals, as a mechanical device that springs shut suddenly. any device, stratagem, trick, or the like for catching a person unawares. any of various devices for removing undesirable substances from a moving fluid, vapor, etc., as water from steam or cinders from coal gas. Also called air […]