Description: Part of Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate (008A).
This course prepares the student for the FAA Dispatcher computer test to include: Regulations, Equipment, Navigation & Facilities, Aerodynamics, Performance, Weight and Balance, Flight Operations, Emergencies, Hazard & Flight Physiology, Meteorology & Weather Service, based on the Federal Aviation Regulations, ASA and Gleim Test Prep Books.
Course Syllabus for AVIA 240
Spring 2017 can be found here.
Spring 2018 can be found here.
- Here is the table of weather codes useful for decoding TAFs and METARs
- Here is a handout of sectional legends useful for deciphering sectional charts
- Here is a handout of test taking strategies for course tests and the FAA Written
- Here is a flight log in excel format and .pdf format for performance and the FAA Written
Review Sheets for Individual Chapters
|Section # 1 (Regulations):||Chapter 1|
|Section # 2 (Navigation and Equipment):||Chapter 2|
|Section # 3 (Aerodynamics):||Chapter 3|
|Section # 4 (Performance):||Chapter 4|
|Section # 5 (Weight and Balance):||Chapter 5|
|Section # 6 (Flight Operations):||Chapter 6|
|Section # 7 (Emergencies Hazards and Physiology):||Chapter 7|
|Section # 8 (Meteorology and Weather):||Chapter 8|
Slides for Individual Topics
|Performance – Engine:||Perf I|
|Performance – Takeoff:||Perf II|
|Performance – Landing:||Perf III|
|Performance – Miscellaneous:||Perf IV|
|Performance – Engine-Out:||Perf V|
|Weight and Balance (Part 1):||Weight & Balance|
|Airspace for Dummies|
|METAR & TAF|
|Emergencies and Hazards:||Emergencies & Hazards|