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Cold Weather Operations 2014/15
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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 2014-15 winter season.

New for the 2014/15 Season:

  • New content on Low Level Windshear
  • The FAA and Transport Canada's new 'Visibility vs Snowfall Intensity' chart requirements

Available on the iPad

Course Objectives

Cold Weather Operations 2014/15 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 2014/15 includes the following topics:

  • In-flight Icing
  • Types of In-flight Icing
  • Effects of In-flight Icing
  • In-flight De-icing and Anti-icing
  • Ground Icing
  • De-icing Methods and Fluids
  • Anti-icing Methods and Fluids
  • Ground Icing Inspection Procedures
  • Pre-takeoff Contamination Check
  • Cold Temperature Altitude Corrections
  • Approach and Landing Operations
  • Crew Resource Management Elements as Required
  • Examination
Features &
  • Learn how to operate safely in cold weather conditions
  • 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
  • Available on Apple iPad
Additional Information
  • Price: $310 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
  • 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.