Student pilots any many newly licensed pilots are nervous about talking on the radio to ATC. That’s understandable. ATC is a branch of the FAA. We tend to think of the FAA as the Big Bad Wolf that has a paw on our pilot’s license, waiting to snatch it away if we screw up while flying.
While it’s true ATC is part of the FAA, controller are there to make your flight easier, not more difficult. Controller are not the threat many pilots believe them to be.
Check out this collection of articles that should ease your mind about talking to ATC.
Category: ATC Serves You.