Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]
THIS COURSE IS OFFERED RESIDENTIALLY ONLY
This course is representative of the initial training a First Officer will receive as a new hire in today’s airline industry. A foundational knowledge of FAR Part 91 instrument procedures is required. The material covered will focus on FAR Part 121 regulations, airline policies and procedures presented from an operational perspective. The topics studied will include: airline seniority, safety systems, the concept of operational control, operational policy, flight planning, and emergency/abnormal operations. Each student will be exposed to an in-depth study of dispatch procedures, fuel planning, weather requirements, and Jeppesen instrument approach procedures. The concepts of both Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Threat and Error Management (TEM) will be developed through all aspects of this course.
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