Disaster Relief: Hurricane Michael

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    NATCA has activated its disaster relief fund to assist members who may be affected by Hurricane Michael. Our brothers and sisters who live and work in facilities in the Southern and Eastern Regions are rallying to offer support and assistance as needed, as is the NATCA family as a whole. 


GoFundMe: Please click here.

PayPal: Please Click here or use natcarelief@natcadc.org

Checks: Payable to “DRF” or “Disaster Relief Fund.” Mail to:

Attn.: Accounting Department
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C., 20005

Automatic Payroll Deduction: NATCA members can also donate to the disaster relief fund through payroll deduction, using this form.  

Click here to read more  

CFS Today

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12:00 pm

Welcome: Steve Hansen, National Safety Committee Chair, NATCA

12:05 pm to 12:15 pm

Presenting the Colors: Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard

National Anthem: Tyler Hansen

12:15 pm to 12:45 pm

Keynote Address: Paul Rinaldi, President, NATCA

12:45 pm to 1:45 pm

The Benefits of Collaborative Safety Programs

Moderators: Steve Hansen, Chairman, National Safety Committee, NATCA & Jeffrey Vincent, VP, Safety & Technical Training, ATO

1:45 pm to 2:05 pm

Surface Safety

2:05 pm to 2:30 pm

Contingency Operations in the NAS

2:30 pm to 3:15 pm


3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

The Importance of Including Human Factors in Training

Introduced by Tom Adcock, National Training Representative, NATCA

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Moving the NAS Towards a Trajectory Based System

Moderators: Kris Burnham, VP, Program Management Office, ATO & Jim Ullmann, Director, Safety & Technology, NATCA

NATCA YouTube Channel

Podcast 48 - Ask an Air Traffic Controller
Podcast 48 - Ask an Air Traffic Controller

Following our 'Ask the Captain' and 'Ask a Flight Attendant' episodes, we wanted to pose your questions to an active air traffic controller. So in this episode, San Juan Tower controller Kyrandgel Rio...

Air Traffic Control Career:
Air Traffic Control Career: "I Love My Job"

A video produced by FAA Communications in collaboration with NATCA.

Fort Wayne's NBC: Salute to Fort Wayne Air Traffic Controller Eric Vanstrom
Fort Wayne's NBC: Salute to Fort Wayne Air Traffic Controller Eric Vanstrom

NATCA Great Lakes Archie League Medal of Safety Award. Aired on April 25, 2017.

CNN HLN Atlanta TRACON Archie League Awards
CNN HLN Atlanta TRACON Archie League Awards

Archie League Award-winning save story and interview, with A80 NATCA member Mason Braddock and pilot Cathy Lewan (3/24/17).

Communicating for Safety

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Communicating For Safety: Oct. 22-24, 2018;
More information.


Biennial Convention


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The 17th Biennial Convention was held in Philadelphia, April 17-20, 2018. More Information. The 18th Biennial Convention will be held in Houston, May 27-29, 2020.

NATCA in Washington

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  NATCA's premier legislative event.
May 20-22, 2019. More information.