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Cold Weather Operations 2016/17 (eLearning)

Cold weather hazards are the primary meteorological cause of aviation incidents and accidents worldwide. Learn how to keep your aircraft, crew and passengers safe with FlightSafety's updated winter operations course. This is the most comprehensive online training course on cold weather hazards for flight department personnel and has been updated for the 2016/2017 winter season. This year's course contains for the first time an optional test-out feature which will allow you to skip the lessons where you are most knowledgeable.

New for the 2016/17 season:

  • Pass pre-tests to opt out of lessons and proceed directly to the next lesson
  • FAA's new Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM)
  • Updated 2016/2017 icing operations guidelines and Holdover Time Tables
  • Updated list of approved anti-icing and de-icing fluids
  • Revised guidelines for anti-icing with flaps and slats deployed
  • Added considerations regarding anti-icing operations inside a hangar and using a Forced Air System to de-ice and anti-ice
  • Ice Pellet Allowance Time revision with glycol-based anti-icing fluids

This course is in our new user interface which will improve the training experience and is accessible on PC, Mac, or any tablet.

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Course Objectives

Cold Weather Operations provides flight department personnel with knowledge of the concepts, procedures, and guidelines that govern safe operations within a cold weather environment. It includes summaries of aviation accidents attributed to inadequate pre-takeoff inspections, inadequate de-icing and anti-icing procedures, and insufficient awareness of in-flight icing hazards. Cold Weather Operations covers the following topics:

  • Atmospheric conditions associated with Icing
  • Icing effects
  • Icing Operations
  • Ground Icing
  • In-Flight Icing
  • Aircraft Control Hazards
  • Cold Temperature Altitude Corrections
  • Cold Temperature Restricted Airports
  • Crew Resource Management Elements as Required
  • Examination
Features &
  • Learn how to operate safely in cold weather conditions
  • Challenge your winter operations knowledge and save valuable time by testing out of lessons where you are most knowledgeable
  • Employs an operationally-oriented approach that reflects FlightSafety's experience with winter training operations
  • Interactive, engaging, self-paced course
  • Available anytime and anywhere via the internet
  • Resource documents available for download
  • Course provides extra features such as a search engine, glossary, bookmarks, notepad and more
  • Obtain a FlightSafety Certificate of Completion
  • Accessible on all tablets
Additional Information
  • Price: $320 USD/person
  • Target Audience: Pilots, flight attendants, maintenance technicians, and line personnel who need familiarity with winter operations
  • Regulatory Requirements: Meets American, European and Canadian Requirements when approved by a POI
  • Duration: 2.0 hours
  • Course Access:You will have access to this course for one full year.
  • Delivery: 100% web-delivered and self-paced.
  • Credit: Once you have completed the course and successfully passed the test, you are awarded a FlightSafety International certificate of completion. If you are an existing FlightSafety customer, you can also pick up your record of training in myFlightSafety.