This emulator will allow you to learn or practice the art of programming the Multipurpose Control & Display Unit (MCDU).
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by Marc Romero, 10 July 2015
A minimum preflight AOC briefing should include:
On that last point, it is worth pointing out that unless you are taking over the aircraft "cold", the engineering information may not be completely up-to-date, because most likely the arriving flight is still in progress during your briefing.
The above, as noted, is a minimal briefing. In general, if the word minimal is applied to the word briefing, it should be interpreted to mean "bad". Obviously a briefing is already brief, so minimalizing it probably means being more brief than you should.
At least some discourse should take place between the dispatcher or crew chief and the pilots, because every flight should be treated as an important mission.
The printed flight plan will include:
Example: 2 page printed AOC Briefing