Another Day in ATC Paradise — "The World's Busiest Tower"

Imagine that your employer offered to send you to a little Wisconsin town for a week, dump a huge pile of work on you, and in return issue you a special hot-pink shirt. Would you go for it? Well, FAA air traffic controllers compete for the chance to come work the Oshkosh tower during AirVenture every summer, and they have to be booted out after six years to make room for the newbies who want their go. These people agreed to let AVweb's news writer Kim Broadwell into the tower last week, and he was brave enough to enter their workspace. Here's his report.

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