The Flight Operations Support (FOS) service is based at Regional Aircraft's Prestwick site. We are responsible for Flight Operations Integrity, Airline Flight Operations Support, Operational Performance Support, Flight Test Engineer activities, Operational Performance Software and Performance Training.
Flight Operations Support Activities
The main activities carried out by Flight Operations Support are:
|Flight Operations Support:
||Offer advice and solutions to Customers' operational requirements|
|Flight Operations Integrity:
||Continually monitor and review flight operations integrity issues, ensuring increased operational safety|
|Flight Test Engineer activities:
||Provide FTEs for flight testing of Regional Aircraft types|
|Operational Performance Support:
||Provide advice and solutions to Customers' performance issues|
|Performance Software Services:
||Offer operational performance software or outputs as required (e.g. RTOW & RLW charts), and provide continued support and advice|
||Provide courses on performance|
Flight Operations Support Customer Service
- Provide a point of contact for operational queries
- Provide simplified practical data to the Customers¿ requirements
- Offer airfield analysis - RTOW and RLW charts
- Offer route analysis for marketing purposes, fuel planning, and sector time, fuel and payload estimates
- Provide weight and balance systems and procedures
- Support aircraft introduction into service
- Offer performance software
Flight Operations Support Customer Training
In addition to the customer services Flight Operations Support offer pilot / engineer / dispatcher training in performance and weight and balance.
Aircraft Performance Course covers the following areas:
- Factors Governing Take-Off Weight and Speed
- Take-Off Climb and Obstacle Clearance
- Reduced Take-Off Thrust
- En-Route Performance
- Landing Performance
- Fuel Planning
Flight Operations Support Software
Flight Operations Support can provide Operational Performance software for Regional Aircraft types, allowing Customers to produce regulated take-off and landing weight charts. Marketing software is also available for estimating sector time, fuel burn and payload.
Alternatively the analysis can be carried out using this software by the Flight Operations Support Department and the RTOW and RLW charts provided to customers as required.
Contacting Flight Operations Support
Please feel free to contact Flight Operations Support
as we consider all of the above as potential items of discussion to provide solutions.