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Unmanned Aircraft and the National Airspace System

course thumbnailUnderstanding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), if they are safe and how they affect one's flying. This course examines UAS operations and illustrates how pilots and UAS can safely coexist in the National Airspace System. (approx. 30 minutes).

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Aging Gracefully, Flying Safely

course thumbnailDiscussion on how aging impacts a pilot's performance and adjustments that can be made. (approx. 45-60 minutes).

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IFR Insights: Cockpit Weather

course thumbnailThis course takes a practical look at cockput weather products and how they fit into your decision making process. (approx. 60-90 minutes).

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IFR Insights: Regulations

course thumbnailThe regulations may be black and white, but the instrument flight is a world of grays. In this course, you'll learn what it takes to stay safe while staying on the FAA's good side. (approx. 45-60 minutes).

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Accident Case Study: Airframe Icing

course thumbnailRide along for this chilling re-creation and analysis of an accident that occurred when the pilot of a Cirrus SR22 encountered unforecast icing over the Sierra Nevada mountains. (approx. 20-30 minutes).

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eAPIS Customs Training

course thumbnailAll pilots who fly internationally into or out of the U.S. must submit passenger and crew manifests electronically at least 60 minutes before departure. This course shows the process of using the new electronic Advance Passenger Information System (eAPIS). (approx. 20-30 minutes).

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IFR Chart Challenge: ILS Approach

course thumbnailILS approaches are normally pretty straightforward, but they can still throw you a curveball. See how well your chart knowledge measures up to this approach. (approx. 15-20 minutes). (Read the disclaimer)

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Real Pilot Stories

course thumbnailHear pilot's detailed accounts of what went wrong and, more importantly, what they learned.

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ASI Flight Risk Evaluator

course thumbnailUnderstanding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), if they are safe and how they affect one's flying. This course examines UAS operations and illustrates how pilots and UAS can safely coexist in the National Airspace System. (approx. 30 minutes).

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Runway Safety

course thumbnailSome of aviation's worst accidents have happened on the ground. This course lets you know why and teaches how to avoid runway incursions. (approx. 45-60 minutes).

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Essential Aerodynamics: Stalls, Spins and Safety

course thumbnailGetting a handle on aerodynamics doesn’t have to involve dry textbooks and dense equations. This course provides need-to-know concepts that will help you avoid unintentional stalls and spins (approx. 45-60 minutes).

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Single Pilot IFR

course thumbnailFlying solo in the IFR system can be a challenge for even the most experienced pilots. This course will show you how to do it safely (approx. 45-60 minutes). (Read the disclaimer)

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Accident Case Study: VFR into IMC

course thumbnailVFR flight into instrument meteorological conditions is a leading cause of fatla GA accidents. This minicourse re-creates an actual VFR-IMC accident and examines the lessons we can learn from it. (approx. 20-30 minutes).

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IFR Chart Challenge: VOR Approach

course thumbnailKnowing what's on the chart is one thing, knowing how to apply it in the real world is something else. Will you make the right choices on this approach? (approx. 15-20 minutes). (Read the disclaimer)

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IFR Chart Challenge: RNAV Approach

course thumbnailRNAV approaches aren't hard to fly, bu they are different than the procedures most pilots are used to. Take this minicourse to learn more while putting your chart knowledge to the test. (approx. 15-20 minutes). (Read the disclaimer)

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