OP401E - Flight operations

OP401E - Flight operations


General objective:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to use the technical knowledge for flight dispatch and management

Detailed objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
- To evaluate the flight feasibility
- To determine maximum masses for take-off, landing and during the flight
- To determine the payload due to operational constraints
- To choose flight parameters in order to comply with regulatory request and to optimize the costs
- To calculate fuel on board
- To propose solutions in order to maximize the economic efficiency of an airline company
- To identify and to describe the environment of airlines operations
- To explain general principles of PBN (Performances Based Navigation)


  • Lectures : 12
  • Supervised Work : 9
  • Labs work : 24

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 2

This course is part of the programme

In brief

ECTS credits 4

Number of hours 47

Teaching language



Phone : +33 5 62 17 44 32

Email : joel.laitselart @ enac.fr