Aircraft Marshalling Signals



  • Get an awareness of the four forces affecting the aircraft.
  • Learn about the Airport System Components.
  •  Acquire the necessary skills to Guide the Aircraft to the stopping position on the Stand Safely.
  • Apply Aircraft Marshaling Signals.
  • Identify and operate the Visual Docking Guidance System (VDGS).
  • Learn about the safety issues before, during and after the aircraft docking to the stand.
  • Understand the Airside safety procedures and aircraft parking stands codes.
  • Be able to exercise A/C marshaling after period of On Job Training (OJT).

Who Sould Attend

  • Airline staff
  • Aircraft safety related staff

Course Content

  • Module 01: Airport System Components
  • Module 02: Runway Designation Number
  • Module 03: The Four Forces Affecting the Aircraft
  • Module 04: Stand/Gate Assignment
  • Module 05: Aircraft Coding System
  • Module 06: Airside Safety Procedures
  • Module 07: Clearance Distances on Aircraft Stands
  • Module 08: Aircraft Marshaling Signals
  • Module 09: Tug & Towing (Computer Based Training)
  • Module 10: Visual Docking Guidance System (VDGS)
  • Module 11: Practical Training in an Airport (or CBT and Videos if OJT is not Applicable).


  • The participants should hold Air Traffic Control Assistant/Basic induction course ICAO 051 and active working in civil aviation especially Air Traffic Control units.
Course Code
Course Duration
5 Day
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