RE: Any air traffic control writers out there?

Subject: RE: Any air traffic control writers out there?
From: "Latas, Salette" <Salette -dot- Latas -at- misyshealthcare -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 16:04:12 -0700

Maaike Groenewege wrote:

>I'd like to get in touch with air traffic control writers.

I was a military air traffic control officer in the early 1980s, and I
worked for an engineering firm in the mid-1990s whose major clients were the
FAA and other national aviation authorities.

>-What kind of editors do you use?

In the military, I used a yellow legal pad. At the engineering firm, I used

-Do you use any form of document management, version control, single

No, although it would have been beneficial.

-To what extent is your choice of tools and techniques regulated by
federal/governmental bodies like ICAO or FAA?

The choice of Word was very influenced by the FAA. They wanted to be able to
revise my deliverables, and Word was what they used.

-How much room do you have for innovation?

I had very little.

-What is your place within the ATC organization that you work for? Do
you belong to a separate pubs group, are you part of a technical team, part
of communications?

I was part of the technical team.


Salette Latas

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