OEG, AIRCRAFT DISPATCHER
The FAA Practical Exam for Aircraft Dispatcher is equivalent to the Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) oral exam that an airline captain must successfully complete. This Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide prepares you for the exam with an explanation of the certification process, knowledge requirements in a questionandanswer format, and reference materials for further study. It covers the aircraft dispatcher Practical Test Standard subject areas such as route planning, regulations, training and currency requirements, certification, responsibilities and authority, aviation weather, manuals and documents, as well as practical applications of all topics. In addition, special emphasis is placed on common areas of focus for the exam: situational questions, and a generic guide to the proper systems and procedures you can apply to the specific aircraft used in your individual operations.
The Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide provides current dispatchers with a thorough review for their annual proficiency checks, and is also beneficial to airmen and aspiring airline pilots seeking a better understanding of dispatch flight operations. Author David C. Ison has been involved in the aviation industry for over 30 years, as a flight instructor and as an ATP for both regional and major airlines flying domestic and international routes. Dr. Ison is the Research Chair and Associate Professor of Aeronautics for the College of Aeronautics at EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide.