Avionics News July 2017 - 7
Dan Derby Center
AEA offers six
courses in August
The commitment to training continues, as the Aircraft Electronics Association will play host to six training courses
during the month of August at the Dan Derby Center for Professional Development in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Class size
is limited, and interested parties are encouraged to register well in advance. Visit aea.net/training for more information.
Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation: Aug. 7-9
This course is designed for certificated repairmen, new avionics technicians, aviation maintenance technicians
and recent graduates interested in improving or acquiring the skills necessary to perform avionics installations.
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.
ADS-B Broadcast Surveillance ... All the Ins and Outs: Aug. 10, 2017
This course is designed for currently employed repair station personnel. It will describe and define ADS-B
systems and the FAA's guidance and specifications on both ground stations and airborne equipment.
IFR 6000 Operations Training: Aug. 11, 2017
This course is designed to provide maintenance personnel with the knowledge and skills required to operate the
IFR 6000 to verify and maintain transponder, UAT, TCAS, and DME systems. In-depth training will be provided for
testing of ADS-B transponder systems with airborne equipment. Instruction will include testing of all AC 20-165B
parameters in addition to avoiding high-priority avionics behavior issues of ADS-B installations identified by the
FAA. The course will also discuss troubleshooting strategies to repeat or confirm issues and identify solutions.
Avionics Installation and Integration Training: Aug. 21-23
This course is designed for technicians who have completed the AEA's Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation
course and/or have a couple of 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.
Pitot-Static and Transponder Certification Training with ADS-B
Implementation Session: Aug. 24
Attendees will learn the proper methods for conducting pitot-static and transponder certification testing. This fullday course offers hands-on training, including a regulatory review and an explanation of the proper administrative
procedures for completing these critical certifications. With so many questions surrounding ADS-B, this course will
provide the answers and what you need to know to meet the mandate.
RVSM Maintenance and Advanced Transponder Training: Aug. 25
Attendees will be introduced to the regulations, documentation, test equipment and maintenance practices
associated with performing RVSM maintenance and will follow with an in-depth look at Mode S transponders. This
course assumes the attendee has good operating knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations 91.411 and 91.413. q