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Flight Operations Officer/Flight Dispatcher Licence:

No person may serve as a flight dispatcher (exercising responsibility with the Pilot-in-Command in the operational control of a flight) in connection with any civil aircraft in air commence unless he has in his personal profession a current flight dispatcher licence under issued this part.

Qualification Requirements:

To be eligible for flight dispatcher licence a person must not be less than 23 years of age and minimum graduation High School , Aviation School or higher is required. Candidates require the ability to be a good team player, be capable of working on their own initiative, be computer literate, confident to lead a team and have people management experience along with excellent communication skills. Candidates must have experience of working within the Operations Control area of a busy Operations Department, preferably with some managerial experience

a)  No certificate holder conducting an Airlines operations may use any person, nor may any person serve, as an aircraft dispatcher for a particular airplane group unless that person has, with respect to an airplane of that group, satisfactorily completed the following:

• i. Initial dispatcher training, except that a person who has satisfactorily completed such training for another type airplane of the same group need only complete the appropriate transition training.

• ii. Operating familiarization consisting of at least 5 hours observing operations under this part from the flight deck with headset or speaker. This requirement may be reduced to a minimum of 2 1/2 hours by the substitution of one additional takeoff and landing for an hour of flight.

b)  No certificate holder conducting an Airlines operations may use any person, nor may any person serve, as an aircraft dispatcher for a particular type airplane unless that person has, with respect to that airplane, satisfactorily completed differences training, if applicable.

c)  No certificate holder conducting an Airlines operations may use any person, nor may any person serve, as an aircraft dispatcher unless within the preceding 12 calendar months the aircraft dispatcher has satisfactorily completed operating familiarization consisting of at least 5 hours observing operations under this part, in one of the types of airplanes in each group to be dispatched. This observation shall be made from the flight deck with headset or speaker. The requirement of paragraph (a) of this section may be reduced to a minimum of 2 1/2 hours by the substitution of one additional takeoff and landing for an hour of flight.

d) No certificate holder conducting an Airlines operations may use any person, nor may any person serve as an aircraft dispatcher to dispatch airplanes in operations under this part unless the certificate holder has determined that he is familiar with all essential operating procedures for that segment of the operation over which he exercises dispatch jurisdiction. However, a dispatcher who is qualified to dispatch airplanes through one segment of an operation may dispatch airplanes through other segments of the operation after coordinating with dispatchers who are qualified to dispatch airplanes through those other segments.

 

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