Aeronautical operations technician

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The degree of Technicien aéronautique d'exploitation (TAE, in English aeronautical operations Technician) was created in 2011. It is recognized by CNCP,[1] and recorded level IV in the nomenclature des niveaux de formation (levels of training). The training is organized by the French Civil Aviation University.[2]

History[change | change source]

The TAE course started in 1962.[3] It was originally named « Agent d'Exploitation » (Handling Agent / Flight Dispatcher). The new name was introduced in November 2010.[4]

Training[change | change source]

The training is in seven months in Toulouse or, since September 2012,[5] on the Aerocampus » of Latresne.[6] The curriculum propose, in substantially equal parts, general lessons of aeronautics and practical lessons : air navigation, telecommunications and aeronautical information, aircraft flight mechanics, navigation, avionics, meteorology, air operations, air law, English, ....[7]

Occupations[change | change source]

The Technicien aéronautique d'exploitation is responsible for the flight preparation and flight planning, passengers, freight management and pricing. he works for an airline or an airport.[8]

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