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Article V of Bylaws, Code of Ethics
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Article V: Code of Ethics
ARTICLE V. CODE OF ETHICS
In order that the dignity and honor of the Air Traffic Control Profession may be upheld, that its sphere of usefulness and its benefits may be extended, and that members of this Association may be guided by the highest standards of integrity and fair dealing, whether as individuals or in association with others in the aviation industry, the Board of the Air Traffic Control Association has adopted the following Code of Ethics and Conduct for the guidance of the Association's membership:
1. Members will endeavor to keep abreast of scientific and technical developments within the profession, and will constantly strive for improvement.
2. Members will endeavor to contribute new knowledge to the National Aviation System by making known to the aviation world any significant work, improvements or research accomplished.
3. Members will not engage in unfair competition with other members of their profession.
4. Members will not take credit for research or technical work done by others; and in publications or meetings, will attempt to give credit where it due.
5. Members will, to the best of their ability, render instructions, advice, and other assistance to fellow members in the discharge of their professional service.
6. Members will base their professional practice on safe and sound principles.
7. Members will refuse to engage in practices which are generally recognized as being detrimental to the public welfare.
8. Members will make every effort to discourage sensationalism, exaggeration, and unwarranted statements concerning the field of their profession, and will refrain from making extravagant claims.