To train students to attain the professional skill and level of proficiency required vide CAA ANO 0-12-XXLC-3 of 20 Nov 2009.

Flight Operations Officer / Flight DispatcherCourse


Basic function of Flight Operations Officer /Flight Dispatcher is to assist the pilot in the preparation of Flight Plan. Allairlines and most charter companies employ FOO in their staff for doing thisjob.

Course Objective:

The objective of this course is to provide training according to thestandards of professionalism required by the airlines & to demonstrate thelevel of proficiency beyond the statutory requirement of Pakistan CAA. It also developsthe professional competence enabling the participants to discharge theirresponsibilities effectively & efficiently to achieve the prime objectiveof safe, regular & economical operation of flights.

Eligibility for FOO/FD License

Age: 18 year old and CNIC holder.

Educational Qualification:Matriculationwith Science and Intermediate with Physics / Mathematics.

English Language Proficiency:  Applicant shall be capable of speaking, reading, writing andunderstanding English language.

No Objection Certificate(NOC): Serving personnel fromArmed Forces and Government Departments shall provideNOC from their Organization.


FOO/FD LicenseGeneral Requirements:          

The applicant shall:

·       Meet the eligibility criteria.

·       Undergo an approved FOO/FD Ground Theoretical Course.

·       Pass the FOO/FD Theoretical Examinations.

·     Undergo a minimum 90 days on the job training at an approved FlightDispatch Center.

·       Pass the CAA Oral/Skill test.


Details of FOO papers are as follow:-

·       Aircraft General Knowledge and Principles of Flight.

·       Air Law, ATC Procedures and Operational Procedures.

·       Meteorology and Flight Planning.

·       Performance, Human Performance and Behavior.

·       Mass & Balance and General Navigation.

·       Radio navigation and Instrumentation.

·       Instrument Procedures.

·       VFR and IFR Communication.

Privilegesof FOO/FD License:  

The privileges of a FOO/FD License are to:

·  Assist the Pilot-in-Command in flight preparation and provide therelevant information required.

·      Prepare Operational and ATS Flight Plans, sign the document when applicableand file the ATS Flight Plan with the appropriate ATS facility.

·  Furnish the Pilot-in-Command while in flight, by appropriate means, withinformation that may be necessary for the safe conduct of flight.

·       In the event of an emergency, initiate such procedures as may beoutlined in the Operations Manual.


• Registrationof FOO courses is open.

• Groundtraining for FOO-9 starting from 28 June 2015.

• Registrationof FOO-9 is opens.

Course Duration:

6 months (24 weeks / 600 Instructional hours).

Fee Structure

Registration Fee






Tuition Fee






For more details please visit us or call:

Colonel PervaizMahmood Butt (Retd)

General Manager

Askari Flying Academy, Benazir Bhutto

International Airport, Islamabad,

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