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TAWS (eLearning)

Controlled flight into terrain remains the leading cause of aviation accidents world wide. Learn how the Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) was designed to help keep you safe with FlightSafety's TAWS Course. Whether you need a refresher on your system's capabilities or are seeing TAWS for the first time, this course will provide you with the knowledge needed to take full advantage of this lifesaving system. 

This course is compliant with Transport Canada CASS 724.115(32)(a)(i,iv,v).

This course is also available via Adaptive Recurrent eLearning, which provides a more targeted online training experience. Learn more on the Adaptive Recurrent course page.

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Course Objectives

TAWS provides flight department personnel with a comprehensive description of TAWS and its seven modes designed to alert flight crews to a possible terrain conflict. Examples show you when a basic ground proximity warning system might not have been enough to give adequate protection to an aircraft and how today's advanced TAWS expands the safety envelope.  The course includes the following topics:

  • TAWS Regulations and Class Descriptions
  • TAWS Components and Capabilities
  • Alert and Warning modes
  • Forward Looking Terrain Alert
  • Premature Descent Alert
  • Terrain Alerting Display
  • Aural Message Priority
  • TAWS Procedures and Limitations
  • Appropriate response to a TAWS alert
  • CRM Techniques as Required
  • Examination
Features &
  • Learn the features of TAWS and its importance to the safe operation of modern aircraft
  • Interactive, engaging, and self-paced
  • Developed by systems experts and experienced pilot instructors with the assistance of system manufacturers
  • When approved by a POI, it will satisfy American, European and Canadian Requirements
  • Available anytime and anywhere via the internet
  • Employs an operationally-oriented, scenario-based approach that reflects FlightSafety's experience with TAWS training
  • 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
Additional Information
  • This course is included with Full Service agreements.
  • TAWS can be purchased on its own or as part of the IS-BAO/Safety Library
  • Target Audience: Pilots, aircraft technicians and dispatchers
  • Regulatory Requirements: When approved by a POI, it will satisfy American, European, and Canadian Requirements. This course is compliant with Transport Canada CASS 724.115(32)(a)(i,iv,v).
  • Minimum Duration: 2.5 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.