Picture this… It is a beautiful Friday night and the planes are flying. You are in charge of the tower and ground frequencies and you have a great flow going. You are running out of both sequencing numbers and Mountain Dew. Another controller comes to you and says “Hey, you have your hands full, lets tag and I will take your ground.” You sit up in your chair thinking “ok this is going to be great, I can focus on just tower”.
You go to log off your ground frequency and you can’t do that without it kicking you out of Tower. If you get kicked out of Tower you will lose all your hard work with clearing. Who knows what chaos will occur during that 60 second window without a tower controller.
ATC supervisors on expert can open multiple frequencies as well. This comes in handy with global because the volume is lower we can handle tower and approach at the same time. But from time to time it gets to the need to get another controller. You now lose all approach information for each aircraft. When you re-spawn you have to on-guard everyone, give them “expect vectors…” again to get them back to showing correctly in the strip.
Add a method to be able to log out of one or multiple frequencies instead of exiting the entire app. Maybe a popup prior to exit asking which frequencies would you like to exit?
Please include a warning so we can confirm our selection. After a few hours of controlling you get press happy.