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AVT 2146 Introduction to Airline Operations

An introduction to the structure of an airline, including the functions of the operational control center, airline marketing, maintenance control, fleet planning and scheduling, dispatch release, airline operating certificates and specifications, Part 121 Federal Aviation Regulations and an understanding of the principles and concepts of crew and dispatcher resource management (CRM) through interactive discussion and scenario analysis as it relates to aircraft dispatchers and airline flight crews.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Comprehend and demonstrate a basic understanding of operational control, dispatcher release, and airline operating certificates and specifications.
  • Comprehend and demonstrate an understanding of Part 121 Federal Aviation Regulations as they pertain to airline operations, including hazardous materials, flight crew duty time, and dispatch release procedures and operating regulations.
  • Comprehend, analyze, and demonstrate an understanding of concepts of crew and dispatcher resource management and crew resource management markers through interactive discussion and scenario analysis as it relates to aircraft dispatchers and airline flight crews.
  • Comprehend, analyze, and demonstrate a basic understanding of an airline, including the functions of the operational control center, airline marketing, maintenance control, fleet planning and scheduling.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No