Air Safety Institute
Flight following and airspace
Sponsored by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
How do you handle minimum fuel versus a fuel emergency?
When should I ask ATC for flight following?
What can ATC do en route if there are thunderstorms?
As a student pilot, do I have to accept the assigned runway?
If I'm a student pilot, should I let ATC know this upon initial contact?
If I file a VFR flight plan, will controllers know my route?
Do multiple IFR practice approaches at towered airports burden ATC?
Should you turn your transponder to "standby" when changing codes?
How can I deviate for weather?
What's the best way to request and receive VFR on top?
Should I bother calling for flight following services if ATC is busy?
What can ATC tell me about the intensity of precipitation?
Can I assume the IFR flight plan I filed will be the one I am cleared for?
What's the most common mistake pilots make while taxiing?
Listen as air traffic controllers discuss what flight following can, and can't, do for you when transiting different airspace.