October 2016 - Ever wonder what pilots and air traffic controllers talk about? They're speaking English, but to the untrained ear it sounds like another language. This standardized 'language' allows ATC to effectively communicate with pilots; for controllers at Holloman efficiency is a must when dealing with aircraft that range from fighter jets to RPAs. Senior Airman Trevor Sachs, 49th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, gives us an in-depth lesson in air traffic control phraseology.
U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman BreeAnn Sachs Video edited by USA Patriotism!