Flight Data Monitoring

FDM uses routine information from normal flights to predict and prevent problems to pre-empt disaster. It is a change away from waiting for accidents and incidents to reveal problems with standardized procedures, equipment, and systems.

FDM helps operators and pilots learn the lessons of their next accident before that accident has a chance to occur.

Under standards introduced by ICAO in 2005, FDM became mandatory for most operators of larger aircraft but opportunities to use FDM for safety improvements & efficiency gains are now also coming to glass cockpits in aircraft such as Cessna Caravans & Jetstreams.


This unique 2-day region course will provide you with a solid appreciation of the technical, operational, management and legal issues surrounding Flight Data Management (FDM). FDM helps pilots, managers and operators improve the safety and efficiency of their flights by identifying hidden flaws and potential risks in their daily operations.


  • Pilots & trainee pilots
  • Flight safety officers
  • Regulators
  • Aircraft maintenance companies
  • Airline union representatives
  • Accident investigators
  • Aircrew representatives
  • Aviation students

This course takes a maximum of 15 participants.

Satisfied customers include RwandAir, Kenya Airways, Proflight Zambia, United Nations MONUSCO mission, Dornier Aviation (Nigeria), Auric Air (Tanzania), Coastal Aviation (Tanzania) and Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority.

Course subjects include

  • FDM & safety management
  • Towards a succesful FDM program
  • Fitting out aircraft
  • FDM technology
  • Human factors of FDM
  • Using visualisation (video replay) of occurrences
  • Risk management

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This course is given at the ASPC-Rwanda and on location. Contact us for a quotation.

International Air Law & Policy

September 18 | 8:30 am - September 20 | 4:30 pm CAT
Greenstone near OR Tamba International Airport, Johannesburg