Avionics News January 2016 - 9
Dan Derby Center
AEA rings in new year
with six training courses
The first two months of the year will bring a plethora of educational opportunities with no less than six training
courses at the AEA's Dan Derby Center for Professional Development in Lee's Summit, Missouri. For more
information, or to register for any of the training courses, visit aea.net/training or contact the AEA at 816-347-8400.
Class size is limited, and interested parties are encouraged to register well in advance.
Avionics Installation & Integration Training:
This course is designed for technicians who have
completed AEA's Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation course and/or have a couple years of basic
avionics installation practice and are looking for
more experience integrating common general
aviation installations. Technicians will learn how to
plan, install, interface, configure and check out an
installation consisting of a Garmin GTN 650 touchscreen nav/com/GPS, Garmin GTX 33ES remote
transponder and an Aspen EFD1000 primary flight display.
Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation:
This course is designed for currently employed
repair station personnel, A&P mechanics, and
others interested in improving or acquiring the
skills necessary to perform avionics installations in
general aviation aircraft. This three-day seminar
employs in-depth theory and hands-on lab exercises to immerse the attendee in the best practices
used to plan, manage, and install a general aviation avionics panel. It is FAA-accepted for 24 hours
toward IA renewal training.
All the Ins and Outs: Feb. 25
Training with ADS-B
This course is designed for currently
Implementation Session: Jan. 21
employed repair station personnel. It will
Attendees will learn the proper methods for condescribe and define ADS-B systems and the FAA's
ducting pitot-static and transponder certification
guidance and specifications on both ground statesting. This full-day course offers hands-on traintions and airborne equipment. It's designed to proing, including a regulatory review and an explanavide the student with history, theory of operation,
tion of the proper administrative procedures for
basic implementation, configuration, certification,
completing these critical certifications. With so
and compliance testing of surveillance systems.
many questions surrounding ADS-B, this course
also will provide the answers and what you need
Digital Databus Theory & Analysis Training:
to know to meet the mandate.
As today's modern airplanes become much
RVSM Maintenance and Advanced
more technologically advanced, so must the
Transponder Training: Jan. 22
professionals who maintain them. The advanced
Attendees will be introduced to the regulations,
avionics and instrumentation systems used in
documentation, test equipment and maintenance
these aircraft rely on various forms of digital
practices associated with performing RVSM maindatabus communication. Understanding digital
tenance and will follow with an in-depth look at
databus theory is becoming more important for
Mode S transponders. This course assumes the
avionics technicians, and even A&P mechanics,
attendee has good operating knowledge of Federal
to effectively test and troubleshoot these highly
Aviation Regulations 91.411 and 91.413.
advanced aircraft systems.