Course detail: Fundamental Avionics
This course provides a very broad overview of avionics. It covers the historical evolution of the avionics industry and usage of avionics to the present day. You will learn why avionics is what it is today, in addition to understanding how it works. The course covers legacy systems still in use and the latest state-of-the-art systems currently being installed. The avionics environment is an important part of this course. In the context of this course, "environment" refers not only to the physical environment of pressure, temperature, vibration, etc. but the regulatory environment. Systems are an important part of this course, and system communications and assessment are covered. This course introduces you to the unique language of avionics (abbreviations, terms and acronyms) and connects these terms to the systems they represent.
- Provides a comprehensive overview of avionics from the early years to the present
- Covers the fundamentals of navigation, communications and surveillance
- Explains the roles of worldwide regulatory and advisory groups
- Introduces future systems currently under development and equipage
- Special emphasis on satellite-based navigation, the backbone of future navigation and surveillance
- Covers safety assessment and human factors as associated with avionics systems
This course is for engineers and technicians involved with avionics but may not have attended formal courses in avionics. It would also suit those who work in a specific area of avionics and who would benefit from learning the latest developments in areas outside of their discipline or a brush-up on basics.
Early registration course fee: $2,595 if you register and pay by the early registration deadline (45 days prior to the first day of class).
Regular registration course fee: $2,795 if you register and pay after the early registration deadline.
Netherlands Defence Academy Discount
This course is available to Netherlands Defence Academy employees at a discounted registration fee. Please contact the NDA Procurement and Contracting department for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount.
U.S. Federal Employee Discount
This course is available to U.S. federal employees at 10% off the registration fee. To receive the federal employee discount, you must enter the code FGVT116 during the checkout process. Please note that you must validate your eligibility to receive this discount by entering your U.S. government email address (ending in .gov or .mil) when creating your online registration profile. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.
Canada Department of National Defence Discount
This course is available to Canada DND employees at 10% off the registration fee. Please contact the DND Procurement Authority (DAP 2-3) for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.
Avionics and Avionic Components
Classroom hours / CEUs
35 classroom hours
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AERO0310 Course Information and Outline (PDF Document)
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