Duties of Flight Data (FD) are:
Receiving and relaying aircraft movement data
Preparing and posting flight progress strips
Operating Flight Data Input/Output (FDIO) equipment
Operating Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) equipment
Monitoring Navigational Aid (NAVAID) alarm systems
Duties of Clearance Delivery (CD) are:
Obtaining, posting, and relaying ATC clearances and advisories
Other duties as assigned by Tower Supervisor
This position may be located in the flight planning or
RADAR branch when local circumstances warrant, as
determined by the ATCFO.
GENERAL CONTROL TOWER PROCEDURES
This section will provide you with information that you will be required to know and
utilize as a tower controller. The information is from the Air Traffic Control, FAA Order
7110.65, however there are other manuals as well as local procedures that you will also
be required to use.
As a tower controller, you must know when and how to use advisory information to
assist the pilot. Advisory information is important because it can make the difference
between a safe landing and a tragedy.
As an air traffic controller, you provide ATC service based upon observed or known
traffic and airport conditions that might constitute hazards.
You shall issue specific approval or disapproval for movement of vehicles, equipment,
or personnel on the movement area via radio or light signal gun.