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... 32 chapter five CASE EXAMPLES To understand better how specific airports provide airport advisories through the UNICOM or combined CTAF/UNICOM frequency, including staffing the UNICOM station, training required of personnel, and degree of airport advisory requests, 13 airports from this study were selected and respondents contacted for a follow-up telephone conversation. A case example was developed for six of these airports.
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... 33 Training for personnel at both FBOs consists of on-the-job training. Emphasis is placed on experienced pilots, although such experience is not required.
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... 34 training. Employees are taught that "we can't fly the airplane for them from the ground." Advisories are limited to winds (by means of an AWOS readout at the UNICOM station desk)
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... 35 the UNICOM station during most hours; he even has an aeronautical radio in his personal car. The airport manager is a commercial, instrument-rated helicopter pilot.
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... 36 • UNICOM is for advisories, not commands. For example, the pilot in command determines which runway to use.

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