Brigadier General Petr Čepelka Visits Military Air Traffic Control Training and Operations Facility
Brigadier General Petr Čepelka, the commander of the Czech Air Force and Commissioner of the Ministry of Defense in matters of air traffic control, recently visited a military air traffic control training and operations facility. During his visit, he toured the training facilities where future military air traffic controllers are trained, the department of Flight Inspection services, and the Integrated Control Center in Jeneč, where he greeted his colleagues in the operations room.
The training center provides future military air traffic controllers with the skills and knowledge they need to manage air traffic in complex military environments. Trainees are taught to handle various types of aircraft and situations, including airspace violations, emergency landings, and air combat.
The department of Flight Inspection services plays an important role in ensuring the safety and accuracy of the air navigation system. They conduct regular inspections of navigation aids and provide necessary corrections to the system to ensure that it is operating effectively and efficiently.
At the Integrated Control Center in Jeneč, Brigadier General Čepelka had the opportunity to meet with his colleagues and observe the operations of the facility. The center is responsible for managing air traffic in Czech airspace and is staffed by highly trained and experienced air traffic controllers who work around the clock to ensure the safety and efficiency of air traffic.
During his visit, Brigadier General Čepelka emphasized the importance of effective air traffic control in maintaining the safety of military and civilian aircraft. He praised the work of the facility's staff and expressed his appreciation for their dedication and professionalism.
The visit of Brigadier General Čepelka to the military air traffic control training and operations facility highlights the critical role that air traffic control plays in ensuring the safety and efficiency of military and civilian air traffic. It also demonstrates the commitment of the Czech Air Force and Ministry of Defense to maintaining a highly skilled and effective air traffic control system.