The Flight form allows Dispatch users to quickly create a new flight from the Dispatch Flights List or while viewing an existing flight.
1. Creating a New Flight
Create a new flight by clicking the "New Flight" button at the top left of the Flights list, or while viewing an existing flight by clicking the "Next Flight" button at the top of the flight page.
2. Page Layout
Route Performance Summary
The Route Performance Summary is blank until the aircraft, departure & destination airports, and ETD are entered, then the Summary displays estimated departure time (ETD), performance calculations for estimated time enroute (ETE), the average head/tailwind component over the entire route of flight (Wind Effects), inflight fuel consumption (Dest Fuel), estimated time of arrival (ETA), and route distance (Dist). The performance results are recalculated every time a change is made to any part of the Flight form.
General - Aircraft, Departure & Destination, Times, Callsign, and Alternates
Fuel - Cruise Profile, Taxi Fuel, Fuel policy, Selected Destination FBO, Advanced Fuel Options (Reserve & Contingency Fuel Policies, and Wind Model)
Load & Crew - Number of people at avg. weight, and Cargo weight. Crew selection from drop-down.
ETP/ETOPS, or SETOPS - Available depending on aircraft configuration.
Routes - Available once Aircraft, Departure and Destination are selected.
Output Fields - Continually calculated based on flight plan inputs. Includes
Risk Analysis (SETOPS only)
Trip Weights and Fuel