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E-Learning / Comprehensive Aviation Fuel Course

Online Course
$99 CAD


Capt. Don Van Dyke, FRAes
Professor, Advanced Aerospace Topics

Former IATA Director, Operations, Capt Don Van Dyke FRAeS served as Alternate to the ICAO Air Navigation Commission and represented 290 airlines on expert panels dealing with Operations, Airworthiness, Flight Crew Licensing and Training, Aeronautical Information Services, Meteorology, and Visual Aids. He managed IATA Committees on Flight Operations and Engineering & Maintenance and their 21 working groups and conducted Operational Quality Standards audits of new member airlines worldwide. Prior to joining IATA, Don was Head of Safety, British Airways-Comair where his novel approach to integrated risk management was instrumental in the airline acquiring the first British Airways franchise outside Europe.

His early work with Sierra Research Corporation involved navigation, guidance and radar systems for the US Air Force and US Navy as well as the world's first commercial weather modification project. He later became Chairman of Dynamic Technology and CEO of Command Airways (South Africa) . He has authored over 250 publications, is a long-time contributor to Professional Pilot, and has lectured at numerous international events. He holds three patents.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society , a Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a member of the University Aviation Association. Don earned his B.Sc. with concentrations in management, organizational development and international aviation law from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is completing his MBA. A veteran pilot, he has over 18000 hours with 16000 in command of jet and turboprop airliners and helicopters, flying as an instructor, check airman, type rating examiner, and technical pilot.

Target Segment
Chief pilots, Directors of Operations, Airline Training Pilots, Approved Check Pilots, Civil Aviation Agency Inspectors, Procedure Designers, Airline Pilots, ATPL Candidates, Aerodrome Noise Abatement Specialists, Aircraft Buyers, Aircraft Fleet Managers, Candidate Flight Dispatchers and anyone for whom knowledge of effective flight fuel management to achieve performance requirements is imperative.

Operational Flight Fuel Management (OFFM) offers a critical examination of real-world applications by exploring and explaining techniques for planning, verification, consumption, monitoring, recording and reconciliation of fuel loaded and used on aircraft. This course supports standards, recommended practices and provisions in:

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Successful course completion will lead to:

Data presented in this course is provided on an "as is" basis only and have not been approved by any Authority or manufacturer to whom they may refer. The author assumes no liability for errors or omissions in the data or any damage to property or harm to persons resulting from use of any of these data. The student is cautioned to only use approved references such as the approved Airplane Flight Manual.


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