Mar 18, 2018  
Catalog/Handbook 2017-18 
Catalog/Handbook 2017-18

AVM 4131 - Flight Dispatch and Scheduling

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Upper-Division College Credit
AA Elective: No
This course examines the duties that aircraft dispatchers are responsible for in the conduct of safe flight operations. Subjects covered include meteorology, federal aviation regulations, air traffic control, aircraft and engine performance, navigation, and NextGen usage. Extensive discussion regarding international flight operations and International Civilian Aviation Organization (ICAO) procedures and regulations is included. Emphasis is placed on the joint responsibility that students share with the pilot for safe flight management. Flight dispatching requires considerable information and skills pertaining to many facets of aviation and their appropriate application in a dynamic decision-making environment.

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