CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

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National Policy

Effective Date: 10/11/17

 

Summary of Change. Volume 5, Chapter 5, Section 10, Part 65 Aircraft Dispatcher Certification (new title); Volume 13, Chapter 3, Section 1, Initial Appointment and Renewal of a Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner (new title); Volume 13, Chapter 3, Section 2, Duties and Responsibilities of the Designee; Volume 13, Chapter 3, Section 3, Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner Training; Volume 13, Chapter 3, Section 4, Management and Oversight of a Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner (new title); Volume 3, Chapter 63, Section 1, General Regulatory Requirements; Volume 3, Chapter 63, Section 2, Federal Aviation Administration Resources and Assignment of Inspectors; Volume 3, Chapter 63, Section 3, Course Approval and Management; and Volume 13, Chapter 3, Section 5, The Aircraft Dispatcher Practical Test.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change improves guidance related to Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners (DADE). This change:

A.   Revises:

1)   Volume 5, Chapter 5, Section 10, Part 65 Aircraft Dispatcher Certification (new title);
2)   Volume 13, Chapter 3, Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner:

    Section 1, Initial Appointment and Renewal of a Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner (new title);

    Section 2, Duties and Responsibilities of the Designee;

    Section 3, Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner Training; and

    Section 4, Management and Oversight of a Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiner (new title).

B.   Creates New:

1)   Volume 3, Chapter 63, FAA-Approved Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses (new chapter):

    Section 1, General Regulatory Requirements;

    Section 2, Federal Aviation Administration Resources and Assignment of Inspectors;

    Section 3, Course Approval and Management; and

2)   Volume 13, Chapter 3, Section 5, The Aircraft Dispatcher Practical Test.