Course Detail: AVIO - Avionics


The Avionics Course introduces engineers and technicians to modern avionics. The course begins with the evolution of avionics technologies and the regulatory and advisory organizations that followed as the needs of the field developed. Early, now legacy avionics systems, are covered as an aid to introduce associated technologies such as charting and navigation. Although many legacy systems are slated to be reduced, their role becomes one of a backup and understanding those systems is important. The majority of the course is dedicated to the latest avionics systems that will be used in the implementation of Performance-Based Navigation (PBN), and Required Navigation Performance (RNP).

In addition to navigation, communications and surveillance systems will be introduced to complete the "Communications, Navigation, Surveillance" or CNS structure of avionics.

Who Should Attend

Because avionics is the future of the airline industry, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • New engineers or technicians that are employed in the avionics field
  • Avionics engineers or technicians that may not be familiar with the latest avionics technologies
  • Those involved in avionics design, production, marketing or sales 

Course Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of:

  • Evolution of the avionics industry and the regulatory and advisory organizations of today.
  • Introduction or review of fields and waves and electromagnetic compatibility
  • Fundamentals of navigation, WGS-84 earth model
  • Terrestrial radio-based navigation systems for enroute, approach and landing
  • Global navigation satellite systems, GNSS, with emphasis on GPS
  • Augmentation systems for GNSS, space-based and ground-based
  • Surveillance systems including mode-S, TCAS, and ADS-B
  • Communications systems including terrestrial radio, SATCOM, and wired systems

Attendees Said...

"It has often been said that aviation, and avionics in particular, has its own unique language of abbreviations and acronyms. This course will demystify some of that strange language and give insight on how the systems work."

"The instructor's grasp of the subject matter was exceptional!"

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Embry-Riddle will award 3.5 CEUs to each attendee who successfully completes the course.

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of $100 will be assessed on any standard cancellations. A late cancellation charge of 25% of the course registration fee will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 14 days of the start of the course.

 Session Detail: D1021-AVIO-F1

Schedule: Every day, starting on 10/04/21 and ending on 10/08/21
Times: 08:00am - 04:00pm
Standard Fee : $2050.00

Additional Information

Contact: Sarah Ochs
Tel: 386.226.6928


Name Additional Resources
Albert Helfrick

Facility Detail

Daytona Beach Campus
Advanced Flight Simulation Center (Daytona Beach Campus, FL)
311 Aerospace Blvd.
Room 204
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Facility Resources
Advanced Flight Simulation Center Map (PDF Document) : SIM Center Map with Parking and Classroom: Building 311
Marriott Discounted Rate for ERAU Visitors : Marriott Discounted Rate for ERAU Visitors
Hilton Discounted Rate for ERAU Visitors : Hilton Discount: Use Corporate account 2081939

Advanced Flight Simulation Center (Daytona Beach Campus, FL)