This NBAA PDP-approved two-day interactive course is designed for business aviation professionals whose flight operations have a need for the following:

  • An introduction to business aviation
  • Increased familiarization with trip and flight planning requirements
  • Training to satisfy regulatory requirements
  • Continuing professional development
  • Improved operational efficiencies
  • Earn Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) points

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce or update the knowledge, skills and abilities of aircraft dispatchers and schedulers through lecture and a collaborative in-class project based on real-world scenarios. Topics covered include basic regulatory issues, advanced planning, pre-flight requirements, flight planning, pre-flight briefings and in-flight support considerations for aircraft dispatchers and schedulers supporting business aviation operations.

The course’s interactive design allows participants to learn a wide range of skills — foundational, situational, incremental, supportive, organizational and strategic in the most effective and efficient means possible.

Some of the topics discussed are as follows:

  • Basic regulatory issues
  • Advanced planning
  • Pre-flight requirements
  • Flight planning
  • Pre-flight briefings
  • In-flight support considerations

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to:

  • Review regulatory requirements and determine effects on corporate aircraft operations
  • Determine advanced planning requirements dispatchers should consider in support of corporate aircraft operations
  • Determine pre-flight requirements dispatchers should consider in support of corporate aircraft operations
  • Interpret flight plans for specific corporate aviation aircraft
  • Determine the criteria dispatchers should provide when briefing the pilot in command prior to departure
  • Determine in-flight support considerations for dispatchers supporting corporate aviation flights

Course Outline

Day 1:

  • Introduction, Course Goals and Objectives
  • Update on Regulatory Requirements, Policies and Best Practices
  • Advanced Planning Requirements and Itinerary Planning

Day 2:

  • Pre-Flight Requirements
  • Flight Planning Considerations
  • Flight Plans and Weather
  • Briefing the Pilot in Command
  • In-flight Support Considerations

Instructor Contact Information

Gary Martin

Training Program Manager
garym@univ-wea.com
713-378-8129

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