Empire Aviation Group
January 2014 — Present
- Authorise, regulate and control all flights according to government and company regulations to expedite and ensure safety of flight.
- Responsible for operational control of day to day flight operations.
- Analyse and evaluate meteorological information to determine potential hazards to safety of flight and to select the most desirable and economic route of flight.
- Compute the amount of fuel required for the safe completion of flight according to weather conditions and minimum fuel requirements prescribed by federal aviation regulations.
- Prepare flight plans containing information such as maximum allowable takeoff and landing weights, weather reports, field conditions, NOTAMS and other informational components required for the safe completion of flight.
- Prepare and sign the dispatch release, providing authorisation for a flight to depart.
- Delay or cancel flights if unsafe conditions threaten the safety of the aircraft or passengers.
- Monitor weather conditions, aircraft position reports and aeronautical navigation charts to evaluate the progress of flight.
- Monitor and track flights within area of operation and assist crew as and when required.