Stress is Relative
When a young, divorced mother of two just trying to make ends meet sees a report on the evening news about how the FAA is rebuilding the Air Traffic Control workforce after the infamous strike of 1981, something grabbed her and set her on a path that forever changed her life.
Receiver of three national awards for her work in the field, Rose Marie Kern’s memoir highlights the ups and downs of a 34 year career where she worked within all branches of ATC and developed deep friendships within the general aviation community. It follows her adventures beginning with the Air Traffic Control Academy through those during turbulent times as the Federal Aviation Administration rebuilt its controller workforce. Along the way the reader catches a glimpse into how the perception of women in the job has evolved over the last three decades.
Air to Ground 2020
2020 sees the culmination of two decades planning and implementation of new computer systems, procedures and an air traffic surveillance system that is now satellite based with RADAR as backup. Air to Ground 2020 highlights the new changes and offers an easy read full of information on the FAA, Air Traffic Control, TFR’s, NOTAMs and much more!
Many pilots have commented that it would be great to have all her insights together in one place – so here it is! A great overview for all pilots and particularly for student pilots or those who just want to know more about the National Airspace System. Click HERE for more extensive information including a full table of contents.