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


Course Objective

Eligibility for FOO/FD License

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.

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.

Age: 18 year old and CNIC holder.

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

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 LicenseGeneral Requirements


Privilegesof FOO/FD License:

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.

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.

Course Schedule

Course Duration

Fee Structure

• Registrationof FOO courses is open.

• Registrationof FOO-9 is opens.

6 months (24 weeks / 600 Instructional hours).

Registeration Fee Rs 00.00/-
Security Fee Rs 25,000/-
Tuition Fee Rs 300,000/-
Total Rs 325,000/-

For more details please visit us or call:

Colonel Nadeem Ahmed Kayani (Retd)

General Manager
Askari Flying Academy, Benazir Bhutto
International Airport, Islamabad,

PH: +92 51 540 5161-2 Ext: 105
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