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AVT 2166 Practical Dispatch Applications

In-depth coverage of joint Aircraft Dispatcher/Pilot responsibilities and dispatch functions including communications, operational control, fuel planning, flight planning, aircraft weight and balance, abnormal and emergency situations, weather, NOTAMs (Notices to Airmen) and airport facilities as they relate to flight planning.

Prerequisites: AVT 1119 and AVT 1246 and AVT 2146 and AVT 2157 and AVT 2158 and AVT 2167

Course Outcomes
  • Comprehend, analyze and demonstrate proper manual flight planning and dispatch techniques, including adherence to federal aviation regulations, route planning and aircraft performance calculations.
  • Comprehend, analyze and demonstrate the use of aviation weather charts, including surface and upper air charts, constant pressure analysis charts, adverse weather conditions and significant meteorological conditions.
  • Comprehend, analyze and demonstrate factors involved in planning proper aircraft weight and balance, including loading techniques, weight shifting, center of gravity analysis, fuel planning and the use of a weight and balance calculator.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No