Fighter Controller_Basic Complementary module course

Reference ACT-009-0923
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  • To have the ability to tactically control aircraft
  • To master phases of setting up interceptions for pilot training
  • To perform intercepts with area constraints
  • To ensure interception and combat safely
  • To master QRA procedures
  • To master basic picture control technique limited to 2 vs 2

Audience & Prerequisites

This course is designed to train already qualified pilot or ATC who have been identified to become Fighter Controller (FC). Because they do have a strong aeronautical knowledge, this course will focused only on FC job academic specificities and skills.

6 trainees.

Course content

The training covers theoretical and practical elements of fighter control.


  • Phraseology and standard communication procedures
  • Command and control
  • Airspace use and safety
  • Weapons systems, Air assets and surface threats
  • Interception techniques


A large part of the training is dedicated to simulated hands-on work (75%) divided in 4 phases.

  • Geometry of interception
  • Safety in combat training
  • Quick Reaction Alert training
  • Picture 2 groups diffusion