Provides direct and immediate supervision of all flight operations conducted at the Daytona Beach ERAU campus. This duty relies on a high degree of aviation operational experience regarding fight training aircraft/personnel dispatch procedures, flight operations, and real-time aviation weather analysis. The Flight Supervisor is the on-scene representative of the Chief Instructor. The primary focus of the position is operational flight safety, as the Duty Flight Supervisor constantly monitors and evaluates all flight operations. In the event of an emergency, the Duty Flight Supervisor coordinates with ERAU Flight Safety and Security personnel, the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, and State/Local Law Enforcement agencies to the extent required. The monitoring of physical security of the ERAU training aircraft fleet and ERAU’s ramp is also tasked to the Duty Flight Supervisor.
Constantly monitor the weather and the real time trend analysis of the weather.
Verify qualifications, endorse and approve flight students that are scheduled for solo flights
Monitor the ERAU Aircraft Ramp Security/Safety and the physical security of the training fleet of aircraft
Work with in-flight emergencies of ERAU aircraft; coordinate with Chief Instructor, Maintenance, Director of Safety and other ERAU Management; Coordinate with Airport Operations and FAA Air Traffic Control to the extent required.
Constantly monitor and evaluate all flight operations
Issue Visitor Ramp Badges
Issue assignments for Progress Checks and Check Rides
Maintain and update rental files; verify qualification and schedule rental flights
Approve, check, edit activities
Ensure the Flight Supervisor Manual is up to date with current procedures
Keep adequate supply of forms and update as necessary
Act as "on call" delegate in understaffed situations
Mentor and guide students with decision making and judgment regarding Weather