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In this lesson you will learn to control personnel and taxiing aircraft, vehicles, and equipment on the
movement area of the airfield.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Describe the procedures controlling personnel, taxiing aircraft, vehicles, and
equipment on the movement area of the airfield.
You will use the lesson text to complete the action.
You must issue information and clearances to aircraft, vehicles, equipment, and
personnel on the airfield according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Handbook 7110.65 so a safe and efficient traffic movement results.
The material in this lesson was derived from the following publication: FAA
Controlling aircraft, vehicles, equipment, and personnel on the movement area of an airfield is a very
important procedure. This procedure must be mastered to perform the duties required to become an air
traffic controller working the ground control position in today's Army control tower.
1. DIRECT GROUND TRAFFIC MOVEMENT
Issue by radio or directional light signals the specific instructions that approve or disapprove the
movement of aircraft, vehicles, equipment, or personnel on the movement area.