eLearning - General Operating Subjects

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ADS-B Operations

This course is intended for flight crew operating ADS-B equipped aircraft. It covers the components and operation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment. These systems are part of the Future Air Navigation (FANS 1/A) system, now in common use throughout the world.

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ADS-C Operations

This course is intended for flight crew operating ADS-C equipped aircraft. It covers the components and operation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Contract (ADS-C) equipment. These systems are part of the Future Air Navigation (FANS 1/A) system, now in common use throughout the world.

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Airplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (AUPRT)

This course covers airplane undesirable aircraft states (UAS) and Loss of Control Inflight (LOCI) / aircraft upset focussing on, aerodynamics and flight dynamics, recognition, prevention and recovery techniques.

The course includes relevant high-altitude aerodynamics, including aircraft performance factors. Factors leading to UAS, and Upset including environmental, aircraft-related and pilot-induced factors are covered. Recommendations for recovery from UAS / LOCI are also discussed.

The course is available in versions for Boeing and Airbus aircraft., Also available is an optional supplementary lesson covering propeller driven aircraft, focussed on lower altitude operations with emphasis on operation in that environment regarding wing stalls and tailplane stalls.

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Contaminated Runways

This course covers flight operations on Contaminated Runways. Regulatory requirements and reporting standards for dry, wet and contaminated runways are considered.

Aircraft performance effects, including considerations for accelerate–stop distances, reduced thrust take-offs, and range of V1 speeds braking action are discussed in detail.

Reporting methods (SNOWTAMS, Runway Friction Indices) are included.

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Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT)

This course covers the basic concepts of Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT), including: CFIT risks, flight crew errors leading to CFIT, and systems and procedures designed to prevent CFIT occurrences.

Analysis of two specific CFIT accidents is included.

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Cosmic Radiation

This course covers the causes and effects of cosmic radiation on flight crews operating in the high-altitude environment

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CPDLC

This course is intended for flight crew operating CPDLC equipped aircraft. It covers the components and operation of Controller Pilot Data Link Communications  CPDLC) equipment. These systems are part of the Future Air Navigation (FANS 1/A) system, now in common use throughout the world.

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Crew Resource Management (CRM)

This course contains a complete review of Crew Resource Management (CRM) concepts required for regulatory compliance.

The course encompasses a vast array of CRM concepts such as decision processes, Human Factors, Threat and Error Management, Black Swan Events, Reliability and Resilience, Startle and Surprise, and several Case Studies.

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Dangerous Goods (Generic, No-Carry, Cabin Crew)

Dangerous Goods

This course provides a complete overview of Dangerous Goods practises and procedures, including definitions, limitations, identification and use of tables, and labelling and marking. Special emphasis is provided on undeclared or hidden items, storage and loading procedures, pilots’ notification and provisions for passengers and crew.

Dangerous Goods (No-Carry)

This course provides a complete overview of Dangerous Goods practises and procedures, including Definitions, Limitations, Undeclared Dangerous Goods,  rovisions for Passengers and Crew, and Emergency Procedures for No-Carry Operators. Special emphasis is placed on the Labelling and Marking, and Recognition/Identification of Dangerous Goods shipments so that No-Carry Operators confronted with goods that may have been presented for shipping or have been placed on the aircraft in error can be properly identified, handled and reported.

Dangerous Goods (Cabin Crew)

This course provides an overview of Dangerous Goods practises and procedures, including definitions, limitations, and use of tables, and labelling and marking. Special emphasis is provided on undeclared or hidden items and provisions for passengers and crew.

These courses are based on the 61st Edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Handbook. The included lessons meet the training requirements of the ICAO Technical Instructions and the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR).

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ETOPS/EDTO

ETOPS

This course covers ETOPS regulations and policies, including weather minima, selection of alternate airports and fuel requirements.

The course emphasizes practical in-flight considerations, including use of Equal Time Points (ETPs), MEL / CDL Items, component failures and diversions.

EDTO

This course covers EDTO regulations and policies, including weather minima, selection of alternate airports and fuel requirements.

The course emphasizes practical in-flight considerations, including use of Equal Time Points (ETPs), MEL / CDL Items, component failures and diversions.

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Fatigue Risk Management

This course is an introduction to Fatigue Risk Management for flight crews.

The course covers the basic concepts of fatigue and sleep physiology, including definitions, symptoms of fatigue, error rates, circadian rhythm, sleep homeostat, blood glucose levels and glycemic index (GI).

Particular emphasis is placed on specific fatigue issues for flight operations (sleep debt, acute and chronic fatigue, time zones) and mitigation strategies (sleep  schedules, controlled rest, layovers).

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Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

This course covers Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), including:

• Components

• Operating principles

• Normal operations, including:

  o Satellite signals

  o RAIM

• GNSS Approaches, including:

  o Overlay approaches

  o RNAV GNSS

  o RNP APCH/AR operations

• Aircraft requirements

• Operational requirements

• Flight crew requirements

• Abnormal operational procedures

The course is available in versions for Boeing and Airbus aircraft.

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High Altitude Training

This course covers the physiological, aerodynamic, and environmental hazards associated with high altitude flight, including:

• The composition, circulation, and properties of the Earth’s atmosphere.

• High altitude aerodynamics and the dangers associated.

• Environmental factors specific to high altitude flight, including jet stream winds, clear air turbulence, thunderstorms, icing, low ambient temperatures, volcanic ash, and wake turbulence.

• Aircraft pressurization and oxygen systems.

• High altitude physiology including hypoxia, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, barotrauma, and the effects of cosmic radiation.

• Abnormal and emergency procedures relating to gradual decompression, rapid decompression, and emergency descent.

• High altitude accident case study

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Hot Weather Operations

This course covers flight operations in hot weather conditions, emphasizing operating considerations and resulting performance issues.

Effects of elevated temperatures on aircraft systems, and on thrust, lift and brake energy requirements are discussed. Cooling techniques and abnormal operations are reviewed.

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Introduction to Command

This course presents an introduction to command for flight crews.

The course covers the basic concepts of motivational leadership, communication skills, and conflict resolution. Particular emphasis is placed on strategies and techniques for successful workload management, conflict management, good CRM practises and the roles and responsibilities of the Senior First Officer position.

The course includes a scenario that applies all of the leadership and communication skills to a simulated in-flight emergency scenario.

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Low Visibility Operations

This course covers flight operations in Low Visibility conditions.

The course includes basic concepts and regulatory issues, and focussing on the practical aspects of procedures for ground operations, departures and arrivals (CAT II/III).

Aircraft equipment and aircrew training requirements are discussed.

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North Atlantic High Level Airspace Operations

This course covers the structure of airspace, aircraft equipment requirements and separation standards used by Air Traffic Control in NAT HLA Operations.

Included are the route structures used in NAT HLA operations, communication procedures, normal flight procedures and contingency procedures.

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Pacific Operations

This course outlines the operational requirements in the North, Central, and South Pacific oceanic regions.

The emphasis is on track development, issuance, and usage and navigation requirements in the North Pacific (NOPAC), Central Pacific (CEP), and the Pacific Organized Track System (PACOTS).

The course also covers the communication requirements and various emergency contingency procedures required during Pacific operations.

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Performance Based Navigation (PBN)

The Pelesys PBN Operations course has been developed in response to significant changes in Performance Based Navigation which resulted from the publication of ICAO PBN Manual Revision 004 (Doc 9613). The material covers PBN concepts, and details the framework for the application of the RNAV and RNP Navigation Specifications to Airspace Concepts, operational requirements including Onboard Performance Monitoring and Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitor with and without onboard Fault Detection and Exclusion, and contingency operations in Performance Airspace. The course also details the application of PBN to Terminal, Approach and Missed Approach Operations, including RNP Approach and RNP Approval Required applications.

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Polar Operations

This course covers flight operations in Polar regions. Flight preparation and planning are emphasized, including use of polar charts, designated areas of magnetic unreliability, Canadian and Russian airspace, metric altitudes and QFE / QNH references, solar flare activity and communication procedures (HF, SATCOM and CPDLC).

The course includes a discussion of regulatory requirements, including enroute alternates, special equipment and area approvals. Additional lessons are focused on cold fuel management and selection of enroute alternate airports.

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Precision Runway Monitoring (PRM)

This course covers the operating requirements for Precision Runway Monitored Approach (PRM) operations.

The course includes differences between an Instrument Landing System (ILS) / PRM and a Localizer-type Directional Aid (LDA / PRM or SOIA) approach, training requirements, approach components, and TCAS operations.

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Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM)

This course covers the basic principles of flight operations in Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM) airspace.

The course includes operational requirements for aircraft and flight crews, addresses differences for operation in Metric RVSM Airspace and outlines procedures for no-RVSM aircraft.

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Safety Management Systems (SMS)

This course is an introduction to Safety Management Systems. Included are concepts of organizational accidents, human error and safety cultures, and identification, analysis and documentation of safety hazards.

Specific concepts of Risk Management associated with airline applications of Safety Management Systems are emphasized.

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Security

This course covers aviation security issues, including both ground and flight operations.

The course reviews threats and mitigation, including aviation security screening and considerations for controlled access areas. General issues for security checks, procedures and responsibilities are discussed. Flight operations topics include flight deck access, communication, prohibited items and emergency procedures.

The course is available in two versions: Passenger / Cargo Airlines - emphasis on ground operations at passenger and cargo facilities. Cargo-only Airlines - emphasis on ground operations at cargo facilities.

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Stabilized Approach/Low Energy Go-Around

This course outlines the concepts and safety benefits of stabilized approaches. The factors that can lead to un-stabilized approaches are discussed along with flight crew strategies to prevent them. The importance of planning for a go-around from an approach, the conduct of go-arounds and the hazards associated with go-arounds once the aircraft has entered a low energy state are reviewed along with recovery techniques associated with bounced landings.

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TCAS

This course covers the operation and use of Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS). The course emphasises operation of TCAS equipment and the flight procedures that are required for response to TCAS Traffic Advisory (TA) and Resolution Advisory (RA) warnings. Information relating to TCAS II version 7.1 is included in the course.

This course is available in three versions; one version describes conventional (generic) equipment installations, while the other versions describe (respectively) typical Airbus and Boeing displays.

The course is available in versions for standard, A330, B737 and B777 aircraft, showing aircraft instrumentation for each type.

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Thunderstorm Avoidance

This course covers the weather effects and aviation hazards associated with thunderstorms and microbursts.

The course starts with a detailed explanation of types of thunderstorms, thunderstorm formation and microbursts. The second part of the course focuses on related hazards and techniques (including use of airborne weather radar) for thunderstorm avoidance.

The final part of the course is a review of an aircraft accident which occurred in Toronto Canada in 2005 resulting from flight into a thunderstorm.

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Volcanic Ash

This course covers volcanic ash and the associated hazards to flight, including:

• a description of ash formation and composition

• advisories and reporting procedures

• techniques for avoiding volcanic ash

• procedures to be followed if ash is encountered

Details of two volcanic ash encounters and their consequences are also discussed.

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Weather and Meteorology

This course covers aviation-related weather concepts, focussing on practical issues associated with airline flight operations. Included is a review of frontal systems, fog types and formation and high altitude weather phenomena (including the jet stream and clear air turbulence).

Particular attention is focussed on geographical areas of interest, including the Middle East and Asia and the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), and associated tropical cyclones (hurricanes or typhoons).

A final section reviews decoding of Weather Reports and Forecasts.

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Windshear

This course covers flight operations where windshear is a factor.

Windshear weather phenomena, including thunderstorms, microbursts and clear-air turbulence (CAT) are discussed. The course includes windshear recognition and recovery techniques and precautions for windshear avoidance.

A windshear-related accident is profiled.

The course is available in versions for Airbus and Boeing aircraft, showing aircraft instrumentation for each type.

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Cold Weather Operations

This course covers operations in Cold Weather conditions including hazards and factors, ground operation considerations, ground deicing and anti-icing procedures and equipment, and airborne issues including aerodynamic effects of icing.

Regulatory requirements are emphasised, including the use of current Hold-Over Tables (HOT) and associated inspections.

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