Air Traffic Control: How It Started and Where It's Headed

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Air Traffic Control. It's the invisible mesh keeping the airways clear, the radio waves sent from ground to aircraft to organize which airplane turns in which direction at which time, the small slice of communication the keeps millions of traveling passengers safe each year. Boeing, Airbus and Embraer make the most complex flying machines known to man, but without a serving of Air Traffic Control (ATC) our airports can't make them land.