Air Defense Identification Zone -- The area of airspace
over land or water, extending upward from the surface, within which
the ready identification, the location, and the control of aircraft
are required in the interest of national security.
"The FAA's massive recruiting effort, despite its
cheerful talking points and rosy public statements, has angered
students who were told to go through the CTI program to get hired
at a cost of thousands of dollars."
Source: National Air Traffic Controllers
Association President Patrick Forrey, commenting on FAA efforts to
recruit new controller hires through such online channels as
MySpace, Craigslist and Facebook... a move NATCA maintains
undermines students and graduates of degree programs in the
Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI).