Bangladesh Air Force

Flight Safety Institute

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FLIGHT SAFETY OFFICERS’ (FSO) COURSE

TYPE OF TRAINING :

Intermediate Professional Course.

AIM :

To provide the students with a working knowledge of the aircraft accident prevention technique, the motivation and the abilities required to conduct an effective accident prevention program and aircraft accident investigation.

OBJECTIVES :

  • To provide an understanding of the principles and techniques of accident prevention and how to incorporate them in safety program management.
  • To provide an understanding of the man-machine relationship to identify and correct human behaviors which lead to aviation accidents.
  • To provide an understanding of applying interviewing techniques to the witnesses during aircraft accident investigations.
  • To provide an understanding of the functions and organizational roles of the associated agencies i.e. standardization and evaluation, airfield management, fire protection, aircraft maintenance, life support, simulator and other agencies.
  • Developing the skill and knowledge needed to cope with the organizational processes and group dynamics which may affect the flight safety officer.
  • To provide an understanding and ability to apply accident reporting procedures and investigation techniques.
  • To develop a familiarity with typical aircraft material and structures, an appreciation of aircraft operating limitations and the ability to recognize typical material failures.
  • An appreciation of the importance of physiological factors in flight safety and the contribution which flight surgeons can make to an effective aircraft accident prevention program.
  • Developing the skill needed to handle the written and verbal communication associated with flight safety officers’ duties.

COURSE CONTENTS :

  • Aircraft Accident Investigation (AAI)
  • Safety Management (SM)
  • Applied Aerodynamics (ADN)
  • Material Factors (MF)
  • Aviation psychology and Human Factors (AV PSY & HFACS)
  • Aviation Physiology (AV PHY)
  • Aircraft Engine Accident Investigation (AEAI)
  • Mathematics and Physics (MPA)
  • Communicative Skill (COM), AFO 62 Series & ICAO Annex-13
  • Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH)

LOCATION :

Flight Safety Institute, BAF Base Bashar, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka. (Under History)

COURSE DETAILS :

DURATION 10 weeks
FREQUENCY 2 courses in a year
ENTRY STANDARD Mid-level officers who have completed 4-8 years of commissioned service.
LANGUAGE English
NO OF STUDENT 15 to 20
TUITION FEE As per Agreement