ATC Mic’d Up! For the Jan/Feb 2015 edition of FAA Safety Briefing we turned the “mic” over to various air traffic controllers — the people who keep us safely separated — and boy did they have a lot to say! From tips on truly understanding the airspace in which we fly, to suggestions on how…

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ATC asked that we send this recent Briefing Sheet, normally issued only to airline pilots, to General Aviation (GA) pilots as well. As you can see in the 1-page document, ATC wishes that pilots are aware of the problems caused by not reading back their call sign. The Briefing Sheet is available here: https://www.faasafety.gov/files/notices/2012/Dec/ATSAP_Briefing_Sheet_(December_20_2012).pdf Let’s…

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