May 10, 2021  
2018-2019 General Catalog 

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PILT 3850 - Airline and Dispatch Operations

3 Credit(s)

Introduces airline and corporate flight department operations and flight dispatch procedures. Examines the four major areas of air carrier and corporate operations including ground, technical, flight, and system operations. Teaches the effects of weather, air traffic control, aircraft scheduling, crew scheduling, and aircraft maintenance on fleet logistics. Introduces the responsibilities of dispatchers, routers, schedulers, maintenance controllers, and general system operations, including an examination of regional, point-to-point, and network air carrier operations. Covers pertinent crew and operational federal aviation regulations. The assignments will focus on management decisions relying in part on current industry events with an emphasis on effective and ethical decision making. This course may be offered online. (As Needed) [Graded]

Prerequisite(s): Instructor or department permission
Registration Restriction(s): None

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