High Altitude Navigation & International Flight Operations

Course Number: 
AER 4130
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Aviation (AER)
Credits 
3.00

This course prepares the student to fly in a global world. They explore standard airline operations in the North Atlantic and Pacific Track systems, including flight planning; oceanic control sectors; clearance communications; plotting; track entry/exit; required position or event reports; and ICAO procedures and how they differ from domestic operations. They study hazardous weather, global weather support services, and the special requirements governing communications, operations, and reporting related to emergency and diversion procedures. They work in a team to plan an international ferry flight.

3 hours of lecture per week

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