Our dispatch trip to Trans States Airlines’ SOC has been rescheduled for April 23rd we’ll see you after Spring Break! Here is the map to the Trans States’ facility at the west end of the airport. See you there!!!
UPDATE: The FBO Field Trip has been scheduled for Fall 2018! Here is the latest information on our AVIA 101 field trip for both the day and evening classes! The Field trip has been scheduled for Saturday October 13th. We will be meeting at Ideal Aviation located at the St Louis Downtown Airport (CPS) at […]
Here are the forms we are using to plan dispatch releases in AVIA 241. This includes: The Weight & Balance Form The Route Planning Chart The Manual Flight Plan Here are the editable versions of these forms: The Weight & Balance Form Master The Route Planning Chart Master The Manual Flight Plan Master There are […]
Here are some notes on using the E6B for flight planning in the Dispatch class. I’ve transcribed them from the side blackboard for your reference: Calculate TAS “Speed” Button – press Enter Arrow down to “Plan M#” Temp – Enter Mach # – Enter HDG/GS “HDG/GS” Button – press Enter” Wind Direction – Enter Wind […]
Hello class, I’ve had several questions about the old link for weather. That website has been taken down. A better source can be found at: https://www.aviationweather.gov/ In addition, while you are studying the METARs and TAFs, here is a good source for if you are trying to decipher it https://www.wunderground.com/metarFAQ.asp
We had an interesting discussion last week in Systems 122 regarding turboprop engines and when the propellers actually start rotating. It’s a function of the airflow over the turbine that drives the reduction gearbox. The C-130 gearbox adjusts the output of each engine and keeps the propellers turning in phase to minimize vibrations. This is […]
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