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 Dispatcher Course


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

Course Objective:

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

Eligibility for FOO/FD License

  • Age: 18 year old and CNIC holder.
  • Educational Qualification: Intermediate with Matriculation in Science subjects.
  • English Language Proficiency: Applicant shall be capable of speaking, reading, writing and understanding English language.
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC): Serving personnel from Armed Forces and Government Departments shall provide NOC from their Organization.

  • FOO/FD License General 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 Flight Dispatch Center.
  • Pass The CAA Oral/Skill Test.

  • Syllabus:

    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.

    Privileges of FOO/FD License:

    The privileges of a FOO/FD License are to:

  • Assist the Pilot-in-Command in flight preparation and provide the relevant information required.
  • Prepare Operational and ATS Flight Plans, sign the document when applicable and file the ATS Flight Plan with the appropriate ATS facility.
  • Furnish the Pilot-in-Command while in flight, by appropriate means, with information that may be necessary for the safe conduct of flight.
  • In the event of an emergency,initiate such procedures as may be outlined in the Operations Manual.

  • Course Schedule:

  • FOO 16 Course will start from 2nd January 2019. Registration will be opened during first week of December 2018.
  • Ground training for FOO starts in January and June every year.
  • Course Duration:

    6 months (24 weeks / 600 Instructional hours).

    Fee Structure:

    Ground Schooling Fee



    Security (returnable at the end of course)







    For more details please visit us or call:

    Colonel Waseem Akhtar Malik (Retd) (General Mnager)

    Askari Flying Academy, Benazir Bhutto
    International Airport, Islamabad,
    PH: +92 51 5405161-2 Ext: 105
    Mob: +92 343 3339333
    Fax: +92 51 844 4007
    Email: gmafa@askariaviation.com
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