Gander-specific procedures

5.1 Intercom procedures

Aircraft when issuing instructions or clearances always preface with “ATC clears” or “ATC instructs” as appropriate. Refer to the Canadian Phraseology guide, for complete intercom procedures.


5.2 Consolidation of sectors

When staffing the sectors shall be consolidated as follows:

1 Controller: FSS-S shall be open. FSS-W and FSS-N shall be delegated to FSS-S. FSS-S shall assume the duties of OC.
2 Controllers: FSS-S and OC shall be open. FSS-W and FSS-N shall be delegated to FSS-S.
3 Controllers: FSS-N, FSS-S and OC shall be open. FSS-W shall be split between FSS-N and FSS-S.
4 Controllers: FSS-N, FSS-S, FSS-W and OC shall be open