Unmanned Safety Institute Adds Advanced Aircrew Academy as Strategic Distribution Partner
Published: Monday, 06 February 2017 07:00
Cincinnato, OH, February 6, 2017 — The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc., and a recognized leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight safety education and certification, and Advanced Aircrew Academy, a specialized aviation eLearning company dedicated to providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, and maintenance courses delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training systems, have partnered to add USI's portfolio of online training offerings on the Advanced Aircrew Academy website.
The Small UAS Safety Ground School (initial and recurrent courses), and the Safety Awareness (initial and recurrent courses) will…
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Publishes Updated Winter Operations / Surface Contamination eLearning Module
Published: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 07:00
Charleston, SC, November 15, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy announces they have recently published an updated version of their Winter Operations / Surface Contamination eLearning Module.
Jim Weaver, Director of Instructional Design for Advanced Aircrew Academy, said "There have been extensive changes in FAA guidance for cold weather operations this year, most importantly the Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM) braking action codes and definitions." Additional updates include a summary of the changes to the 2016/2017 Holdover Time Tables and the cold temperature restricted airports.
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Adds New eLearning Modules to its Comprehensive Catalog
Published: Tuesday, 01 November 2016 07:00
Charleston, SC, November 1, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy announces they have recently added five new eLearning modules to their comprehensive library of web-based training.
The new modules include Continuous Descent Final Approach (CDFA), Required Navigation Performance (RNP), Runway Analysis, and two from Convergent Performance on Automation Airmanship and Flight Discipline.
The CDFA module is designed for training compliance with Operation Specification or Letter of Authorization C073 Vertical Navigation (VNAV) Instrument Approach Procedures (IAP) Using Minimum Descent Altitude (MDA) as a Decision Altitude (DA) / Decision Height (DH) and mitigating the hazard of controlled flight into terrain on approaches.
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Publishes Updated IS-BAO Training White Paper
Published: Monday, 02 May 2016 07:00
Charleston, SC, May 3, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy has published an update to its popular IS-BAO Training White Paper. The white paper addresses The Who, What, and When of training required for flight departments registered with the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS BAO). Learn more about how the 2016 IS-BAO revision affects your training program.
Figuring out what training is required according to the IS–BAO is not simple or straightforward. The Standards are lengthy and complex, largely due to the range of worldwide operations that they cover. The complimentary white paper details IS–BAO required and recommended training,…
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FAA Approves Advanced Aircrew Academy’s Online Training Modules for IA Renewal Credit
Published: Tuesday, 26 April 2016 07:00
Charleston, SC, April 26, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAASTeam (AFS-850) has accepted their Maintenance Resource Management: Fatigue Management, Corporate Aircraft Security, Safety Management Systems, and Maintenance Human Factors eLearning modules for FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) renewal credit. This acceptance adds to the previously accepted Part 43 CFR Review eLearning module and Advanced Aircrew Academy’s FAA Approved Training Provider status for WINGS pilot proficiency program.
Advanced Aircrew Academy has a wide selection of eLearning modules for aviation maintenance technicians including Alcohol/Drug Misuse Prevention, Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods), Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Use, Occupational Safety and…
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ACSF Recognizes Advanced Aircrew Academy's ASAP eLearning Module
Published: Tuesday, 29 December 2015 07:00
Washington, DC, December 29, 2015 — The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce that Advanced Aircrew Academy has developed an eLearning module for companies to train their employees that participate in the ACSF Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP).
ASAP is an FAA/industry partnership that provides a near consequence-free environment whereby the participants can identify safety issues and report information that can be critical in identifying potential precursors to accidents.
"Training is a key element of a successful ASAP program," said ACSF President Bryan Burns. "The ACSF provides a robust training session to get started."
Dan Boedigheimer, Vice…
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Expands eLearning Options
Published: Thursday, 24 December 2015 07:00
Advanced Aircrew Academy recently added 13 new eLearning modules to its library of web-based training, bringing the total number of modules available to over 50.
The modules include training for the new one-half degree latitude spacing in the North Atlantic (RLatSM), Loss of Control–Inflight (LOC-I), and training on Aviation Safety Action Programs (ASAP).
Following is the complete list of new modules:
- Air Ambulance Operations
- Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP)
- Clear Air Turbulence
- Emergency Response Plan
- Extended-Range Twin-Engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS)
- Fueling Safety
- Loss of Control – Inflight (LOC-I)
- Low Visibility Operations
- Performance and Navigation for Helicopters
- Reduced Lateral Separation…
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Advanced Aircrew Academy’s Winter Operations/Surface Contamination eLearning module updated
Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2015 07:00
Several hazards associated with flight operations in the winter, such as extreme cold temperatures, contaminated runways, and inflight and ground icing conditions, can require us to dust off those cold weather operating skills and knowledge.
Advanced Aircrew Academy has published an update to our Winter Operations module. What's new in the eLearning module for the 2015/2016 winter season?
- The FAA has published 2015-2016 Holdover Time Tables.
- FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) 15009 has been published, addressing the hazards of landing on wet runways.
- FAA Information for Operators (InFO) 15002 with an update on Cold Temperature Restricted Airports.
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An Overview of eLearning Module Updates
Published: Tuesday, 15 September 2015 07:00
Our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) have been hard at work updating the modules with the latest changes to FAA Advisory Circulars, new FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFOs), FAA Information for Operators (InFOs), and new case studies to apply to the training material.
Our CPDLC eLearning module was recently expanded to include Departure Clearance (DCL) training in accordance with FAA notice 8900.297. The module was also updated for the revision to AC 120-70, now version C.
Our High Altitude Operations module was updated with Change 1 to FAA Advisory Circular 61-107B.
We also have a redesigned Dangerous Goods /…
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Launches IS-BAO Changes Tool
Published: Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:55
Advanced Aircrew Academy announces a new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) tool designed to assist operators in assessing annual changes to the Standard. Each year, International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) publishes a revised Standard. IS-BAO registered operators must be aware of, interpret, document, and implement the changes applicable to their operation.
Interpreting what the new IS-BAO language means can require an advanced degree in IS-BAO, which is a resource not always readily available in busy flight departments. Incorporating the changes into flight department operations is another resource challenging task.
Leveraging Advanced Aircrew Academy’s IS-BAO Support Service Affiliate status…
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Supports PCAT Scholarship Program
Published: Friday, 04 July 2014 12:16
At the Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training (PCAT) Safety Smackdown, Advanced Aircrew Academy presented a check from the successful Safety Clickdown program to fund PCATs scholarship program. PCAT is proud to work with the National Flight Academy providing scholarships to the Ambition program for top high school students interested in a career in aviation.
Scholarship recipients live for six days aboard the world’s largest simulated aircraft carrier, a facility surrounded by advanced technology, flight simulators, and virtual reality games. Students in the 7-12th grade with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) can get more information on the scholarships…
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Advanced Aircrew Academy Supports ORBAA Scholarship Program
Published: Tuesday, 01 July 2014 12:57
The first Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association (ORBAA) golf outing was held June 27 at the Shamrock Golf Course in Powell, Ohio. Over 40 golfers participated in the 18 hole scramble where all proceeds benefited the 2015 ORBAA scholarship. ORBAA raised over $2500 supporting a primary goal of Workforce Development.
Advanced Aircrew Academy was proud to be a lead sponsor of the event. During the lunch reception, Dr. Dan Boedigheimer, with Advanced Aircrew Academy discussed new training requirements corporate aviation departments are facing and offered solutions for complying with these requirements.
The inaugural golf outing event was a huge success.
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FAA Approves Part 43 FAR Review Online Training Module for IA Renewal Credit
Published: Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:59
April 3, 2014
Advanced Aircrew Academy announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAASTeam (AFS-850) has approved their Part 43 FAR Review online training module for FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) renewal credit. This approval adds to Advanced Aircrew Academy FAA Approved Training Provider status for WINGS pilot proficiency program, now expanding to online training modules being approved for IA Renewal.
Advanced Aircrew Academy has a wide selection of online modules for aviation maintenance technicians including Alcohol/Drug Misuse Prevention, Fatigue Management, Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods), Human Factors, Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Use, OSHA Topics, RVSM, Safety Management Systems, and Security.
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FAA Approves ADS-B Online Training Module
Published: Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:58
Advanced Aircrew Academy announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, Future Flight Technologies Branch (AFS-430) has approved their Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) online training module.
Previously, operators have had their local FSDO review Advanced Aircrew Academy’s ADS-B online training module and approve the training for the issuance Letter of Authorization (LOA) or Ops Spec A353. With the approval from AFS-430, the process has been streamlined and operators that use Advanced Aircrew Academy’s ADS-B module do not require local FAA review of the training program.
The ADS-B module covers operating procedures, flight planning, MEL procedures,…
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OSHA Online Training Modules Expanded
Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2013 11:02
In response to two recent changes at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Advanced Aircrew Academy has expanded their OSHA online training modules for pilots, flight attendants, and mechanics.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released a new Rule Making Document: Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers. This rule making includes Hazard Communications, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Noise Protection policies for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers, which includes a mandate for training.
Advanced Aircrew Academy offers a comprehensive online training module for cabin crewmembers and pilots that includes ramp safety, aircraft fueling, hearing conservation, back safety, hazardous materials,…
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New ADS-B Online Training Module
Published: Sunday, 13 October 2013 10:52
Advanced Aircrew Academy announces a new online module: Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B). This new module complements Advanced Aircrew Academy’s comprehensive library of more than 30 online modules available for flight departments.
The ADS-B module covers operating procedures, flight planning, MEL procedures, human factors considerations, ADS-B phraseology, normal and abnormal system operation, aircraft IDs, data source errors, and incident reporting. The training is in compliance with FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 90-114 and guidance in the 8900.1.
Operators seeking Operations Specification (OpSpec)/Management Specification (MSpec)/Letter of Agreement (LOA) Paragraph A353, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations Outside of U.S. Designated Airspace can…
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IS-BAO Support Services Affiliate
Published: Monday, 13 May 2013 11:05
Advanced Aircrew Academy has been recognized by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) as an International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Support Services Affiliate. John Frazier, Advanced Aircrew Academy’s IS-BAO Representative, said “As the 18th company worldwide to achieve that status, we are proud to provide business aircraft operators quality training and expert advice on training required to obtain or maintain their IS-BAO registration.”
Advanced Aircrew Academy offers a broad range of online courses, compliant with the IS-BAO, including Safety Management Systems (SMS), Emergency Procedures, Dangerous Goods, and Surface Contamination. With a single vendor, you can take care…
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Online Training Program Goes Worldwide
Published: Monday, 15 April 2013 11:01
Advanced Aircrew Academy has expanded its reach for offering online training courses to operators worldwide. Civil Aviation Authorities in Hong Kong, Australia, and Oman have recently approved operators to use online courses by Advanced Aircrew Academy.
The Civil Aviation Department in Hong Kong approved an operator to use customized versions of Cold Weather Operations, Controlled Flight Into Terrain, Dangerous Goods, Fatigue Management, and High Altitude Operations courses. Advanced Aircrew Academy’s Director of Instructional Design, Dan Boedigheimer, Ph.D., said “by tailoring the content of our online courses to operator specific procedures, the training is more effective and easier to get approved…
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Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:56
Advanced Aircrew Academy and Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training (PCAT) have developed an exclusive online training package for PCAT member companies. The online training package is called Safety Clickdown.
The Safety Clickdown program is designed to supplement training provided by PCAT at their annual Safety Smackdown. As part of the program, Advanced Aircrew Academy will also provide subject matter expert classroom instructors for the annual Safety Smackdown to complement their experienced PCAT staff of instructors.
The Safety Clickdown program is tailored to PCAT members who are not able to attend the Safety Smackdown or those members who want to supplement the…
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Published: Monday, 29 October 2012 11:06
Advanced Aircrew Academy announces a new online course offering – iPad / Electronic Flight Bag. This new course complements Advanced Aircrew Academy’s comprehensive library of more than 30 online courses available for flight departments.
The iPad / Electronic Flight Bag course covers hardware orientation, charging procedures, settings, functions, and human factors considerations. The course also covers widely used Apps for document storage, electronic charts, and runway analysis. The iPad / Electronic Flight Bag course highlights Advanced Aircrew Academy’s ability to affordably customize course content for operators. Company-specific operating procedures can be integrated into the course.
Many of Advanced Aircrew Academy’s…
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Published: Tuesday, 11 October 2011 11:06
Advanced Aircrew Academy has expanded its online course offerings to include OSHA training for aircraft maintainers and flight crews. The online training satisfies the IS-BAO training requirement for Occupational Health and Safety (Chapter 13 of the IS-BAO standard).
The OSHA training topics are specific to an employee’s job duties and include the following topics, as applicable: Introduction to OSHA, Ramp Safety, Aircraft Fueling, Hearing Conservation, Back Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazardous Materials, Hazard Communication, Electromagnetic Energy Exposure, Electrostatic Discharge, Lockout/Tagout, and Confined Spaces.
With a single vendor, you can now complete all of your IS-BAO general operating subjects training requirements for…
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Published: Monday, 10 October 2011 11:04
Advanced Aircrew Academy now offers two cost effective options to complete International Procedures training; by distance‑based online training at the convenience of your pilots and your flight schedule or by high quality classroom presentations at your location. This new choice makes completing International Procedures training simple, easy, and cost effective for your operations.
Advanced Aircrew Academy International Procedures training is tailored to your requirements, areas of expected operations, International Procedures Manual, and Op Specs / Letters of Authorizations.
Our professional staff of pilot instructors has operated world-wide and offers real-world international experience with facilitated presentations. Doug Worsley, Chief Pilot for…
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Custom Training Course
Published: Monday, 10 October 2011 11:00
Advanced Aircrew Academy has delivered an online iPad training course to facilitate Part 135 approval for use in the cockpit for Travel Management Company (TMC). TMC is an early adopter of the new technology to provide pilots with real-time information and quick access to company documents.
“iPad’s paperless flight deck represents a new generation of technology in the cockpit” said Marc McQueary, Director of Training for TMC. TMC wanted to stay on the leading edge of technology to be able to continue delivering exceptional service to their customers. “Once initial FAA approval came in, we needed to train all of…
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