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Airservices providing ATC for Formula One

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 28, 2010

Airservices Australia has again deployed a temporary air traffic control tower for the duration of the Melbourne Formula One Grand Prix.

Staffed by Airservices controllers from the Essendon and Moorabbin airport control towers, the event tower will manage hundreds of helicopter movements and high-speed flying displays by the RAAF Roulettes, an FA-18 Hornet and Black Hawk helicopters and a Qantas A380 will fly past on Sunday. Overall, there are expected to be 500 race-related aircraft movements are expected during the event.

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