Help me out becoming an IFATC controller!

Hello everyone,

I applied for IFATC and I am curious if you have any tips for me to practice for the IFATC exams, so I will pass!

I would be glad if you help me out!

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You should definitely try doing the practice test as it prepares you for the real written test:

Let me know if you have further questions.

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To add to what Darius mentioned, I would also recommend checking out the ATC Manual and getting familiar with all of its’ contents. Good luck with the rest of the process, and we look forward to welcoming you soon! :)

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Were do you think you need more tips or help ? is it the Written part or the Practical part ?

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Thank you! Will do the practice test for sure. How many correct answers do you need to pass the written exam?

The first step after I applied is to make the written exam, concerning: ground, tower and ATIS.

For the written exam i realy recommend like @Daniel_Steinman said read the ATC Manual and do some practice Tests before

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Good choice. You can also fly patterns on ES to see what ATC specialists are doing at Ground/Tower. Always use pen/paper to take notes and to draw different situations. This is really helpful, especially when it comes to the written test. Good luck!

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Adding onto what the others said, I also recommend opening a tracking thread. You’ll get plenty of IFATC members to assist you and give you feedback. Overall both the written and the practical are fairly challenging in their own aspects, but at the end of the day, practice makes perfect :).

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The passing mark is 80% or above for the written test. So that’s about 20 questions you must answer correctly.

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I made a topic about that some time ago when I was ATC. Just my personal tips.

Feel free to check it out!

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Thanks for the tip!

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Will definitely use that topic, thank you

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That’s a good one, thanks!

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Another tip: when it comes time for the written test, relax! I know the timer feels like it is ticking away very quickly, but it’s not! You have plenty of time! But with that being said, don’t go too slow. Also, remember it’s ok to fail it once or twice. If you don’t pass the first time, it’s ok! Most people I’ve talked to, including myself, didn’t pass the first time around. So don’t be embarrassed! Good luck! Looking forward to seeing you in IFATC soon :)

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I passed my written exam! Thanks everyone for the tips.

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Wonderful to hear!

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Congrats!! Best of luck on the practical coming up.

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