This 2‑day course prepares pilots for the responsibility of aircraft command in a commercial or business environment. It focuses on all the new areas of knowledge and judgment required to be a successful aircraft commander. Emphasis is on scenarios and case studies where the student must make decisions based on complex problems. This is covered using group interaction and timeframes similar to what a Captain will experience during normal line flying.
Decision Making (DM), leadership, followership, communication, use of SOPs, conflict resolution and team building are all part of the course curriculum.
The following subjects are covered on this course:
- Legal considerations
- CARS/regulatory requirements
- Transport Canada reporting requirements
- Use of SOPs
- Use of automation
- Flight discipline
- CRM skills and error management
- Flight planning considerations
- Aircraft snags and use of MEL
- Fuel management
- Company resources (DX)
- ATS resources
- IFR rules and procedures review
- Student presentations
- Command scenarios (PDM)
The Aircraft Command Course has been developed by the President of Aerosolutions who has been an aircraft commander for many years. It is offered in Ottawa on demand and can be provided at your location on request. There are both fixed-wing and rotary-wing versions of this course. There is a pre-course assignment on IFR Rules and Procedures and regulations, as well as preparation of a brief student presentation.
Price: $1,000CAD plus 13% HST per student for courses in Ottawa. For course schedules and registration, click here…
The Aircraft Command Course is normally offered at your requested location, tailored for your operation, and pricing is dependent on travel and facility requirements.