ERIC Number: ED030760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jun-23
Reference Count: 0
Manpower Requirements for Air Traffic Control and Flight Service Specialists in Indiana.
Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Office of Manpower Studies.
As of January 1, 1968 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States Department of Transportation employed 6,963 controllers in airport towers, 7,617 controllers in Air Route Traffic Control Centers, and 4,459 flight service specialists at airport locations. Projected needs are as follows: (1) Controllers in airport towers: 1970--8,931, 1980--15, 247, (2) Controllers in Air Route Traffic Control Centers; 1970--10,407, 1980--16,953, (3) Flight service specialists: 1970--4,534, 1980--10,781. In Indiana, 200 controllers were employed in control towers, approximately 400 controllers in the Indianapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center, and 75 flight service specialists at airport locations. Projected needs for new personnel in Indiana are: (1) controllers in airport towers--50 per year, (2) controllers at control center--200 for the coming year, and (3) flight service specialists--20 per year. In addition to manpower requirements the document presents the following kinds of occupational information for the three types of specialists: (1) nature of the work, (2) availability of jobs in Indiana and nationally, (3) wages, (4) opportunity for advancement, (5) job entrance requirements, and (6) opportunities for training. A separate section discusses education for professional careers. (JK)
Descriptors: Aviation Technology, Employment Experience, Labor Needs, Occupational Information, Professional Education, Technical Education, Traffic Control, Vocational Education
School of Technology, SCC-A, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana 47907 ($1.50)
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Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Office of Manpower Studies.