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The role of an Air Traffic Controller at Heathrow Airport

David Marshall, a former air traffic controller in the Royal Air Force (RAF), talks about his current position in the same role at Heathrow Airport. He outlines his career from the RAF to Gatwick, and later to Heathrow where he still works today. The core responsibilities of an air traffic controller are touched on followed by the qualifications, training and skills required for the job. David shares what he enjoys about the role and the satisfaction he gets from it.

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