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The answer depends a lot on the type of plane being flow. While plenty of air traffic controllers are also pilots on the side, it is highly unlikely that anyone on duty at the time would happen to have a type rating in a large complex turbine aircraft, and/or enough knowledge to talk through checklists. They may be able to offer very generic advice such as ...


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If by Flight Control Room you mean Air Traffic Control, not very likely. Simulators are operated by flight instructors. They will role play ATC for the “pilot” being instructed. So of course, they know the aircraft intimately. There is no requirement for ATC personnel to even have a pilot certificate. If they do have a pilot certificate, they will not be ...


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In this case, the passenger landed a two-seater with the help of flying instructors based at the airport. During this incident, ATC phoned a type-rated pilot and relayed instructions. The passenger did have 150 hours on spamcans but hadn't flown for years and never a turboprop When her husband collapsed, the wife of a pilot was talked down by another ...


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