This third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is a
comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government
careers, including the test preparation for the initial Air Traffic
Control exams. Also included in this book are instructions on how to
access the ATC Career Prep Software Suite so you can become familiar
with and practice the 8 tests in the AT-SAT exam.
Air traffic controllers can earn high salaries and get good
benefits–they are in big demand as much of the current workforce
prepares to retire. Industry reports claim that as many as 11,800 NEW air traffic controllers will be needed over the next ten years.
Patrick Mattson’s Air Traffic Control Career Prep introduces
you to the aviation industry, the FAA’s role, and what to expect as you
pursue this career, with general information on opportunities, working
conditions and benefits, and training and qualification requirements.
This “ATC Career Prep” will be beneficial to propective ATC candidates
who want to improve their chances of earning a high score on the ATC
The ATC pre-employment and aptitude test known as the “AT-SAT” is
covered here–the subjects and the time allowed, and with ample
practice sets to study. Sample questions, answers, and explanations for
each of the subjects are provided, including analogies, scan ability,
angles and applied math, dial reading, and ATC scenarios. The practice
tests, software suite, and information in this book will serve you well
as you start on the exciting career path to becoming an air traffic