The ATC Standing Group has recently been re-launched under the leadership of Anthony Smoker and consists of:-
Anthony Smoker (Chair) – NATS
Martyn Cooper – air traffic controller at Luton & IFATCA’s immediate past Executive Vice President Professional.
Martin Cox – Psychologist
Noelle Hartley – British Airways HF specialist
Dr Anne Isaac – Psychologist & HF specialist with Eurocontrol
Kathleen Nuttall – air traffic controller at Heathrow Tower, who has worked with Noelle Hartley on TRM for NATS controllers
Bert Ruitenberg – air traffic controller at Amsterdam & IFATCA’s HF specialist since 1992
Dr Sheila Stork – NATS
The ATC Standing Group remit includes the following actions:
Production of an Information Paper to be published under the auspices of the RAeS HF Group, setting out the benefits of ATC HF and in particular, TRM
Conversion of the paper into an article for various aviation professional magazines and journals
Topics of Interest
The key areas that we are considering developing in support of this initiative on ATC HF and TRM could encompass the following perceived performance benefits:
efficiency & service quality training.