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FOMS Menu 160 (Personnel Fields)

The following descriptions represent the typical access and privileges afforded to users designated as Dispatch Managers/Supervisors. Users with dispatcher privileges will have limited access to a subset of the screens presented.

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ID: Enter the 9 digit alphanumeric ID assigned to the person. If you are using the traditional FOMS menu and the ID chosen has already been used, the applicable record is displayed with Record Already EXISTS error prompt. Press <Enter> to continue.

Name, Initial: Enter the surname and initials of the person.

O/Svc (Y/N): Enter <Y> to indicate that this person is out of service and therefore not qualified/current. Enter <N> or leave the field blank if the person is current and qualified. Entering a <Y> in this field will prevent the person form being listed/assigned to any flight, therefore the person’s name will not appear in the crew drop-down list on the plan screen. Classification: Enter one of the following abbreviations as applicable:

CPT: Captain

FO: First Officer

SO: Second Officer

NAV: Navigator

FE: Flight Engineer

LM: Load Master

SA: Senior Flight Attendant

FA: Flight Attendant

DXR: Dispatcher

OPS: Ops Controller

INS: Instructor

MX: Maintenance

PR: Purser

JS: Jump Seater

ACM: Additional Crew

SNM: Supernumerary Crew

RO: Reserve Officer

License: Enter your license number.

Address: Enter the crew member's address. This is where the crew brief will be delivered. You must also set the Send to Crew field in the Airline Code Parameters screen to send crew briefs.

Equipment: This field can be mandatory based on the Rank/Classification chosen. The <?> Search function or drop-down button may be used to select the correct aircraft designator.

Series: Optional, enter the series type for the equipment chosen.

High Minimum? (Y/N): Enter <Y> or <N> to indicate whether this Captain is designated as High Minimum (i.e., requiring higher minimum poor weather landing limits) for this particular aircraft. Up to 5 classifications may be assigned against any individual. Duplications are not permitted. Fields include:

ILS CAT: Crew member’s ILS category qualification

ILS LTS: Indicates if a crew member is qualified for ILS Lower-Than-Standard approaches

CAT1 SA: Indicates if a crew member is qualified for ILS CAT I Special Authorization approaches

CAT2 SA: Indicates if a crew member is qualified for ILS CAT II Special Authorization approaches

CAT2 LTS: Indicates if a crew member is qualified for ILS CAT II Other-Than-Standard approaches

GPS RNAV: Indicates if a crew member is qualified for GPS/RNAV approaches

RNP AR: Indicates if a crew member is qualified for RNP AR approaches

RNP Level: This field is optional when the crew member is marked qualified for RNP AR. Enter the lower limit of the crew member’s RNP qualification. (i.e., no RNP AR below the defined limit)

ILS CAT: Crew member’s ILS category qualification.
ILS LTS: Is crew member qualified for ILS Lower-Than-Standard approaches?
CAT1 SA: Is crew member qualified for ILS CAT I Special Authorization approaches?
CAT2 SA: Is crew member qualified for ILS CAT II Special Authorization approaches?
CAT2 LTS: Is crew member qualified for ILS CAT II Other-Than-Standard approaches?
GPS RNAV: Is crew member qualified for GPS/RNAV approaches?
RNP AR: Is crew member qualified for RNP AR approaches?
RNP Level: This field is optional when the crew member is marked qualified for RNP AR. Enter the lower limit of the crew member’s RNP qualification. (i.e., no RNP AR below the defined limit)

Pilot dates:

Recent Takeoff / Landing dates for the pilot

Currency Expiry Takeoff / Landing dates for the pilot

Comments: Two lines are provided for comments.

The cursor will escape to the Command Line confirmation prompt if you press <Enter> on a blank comments line, or alternatively you can use <Ctrl>-E

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