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Universal UNS-1 FMS Fundamentals
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$475 USD

Is this your first time training on an FMS-equipped aircraft? The UNS-1 Series Universal FMS fundamentals course offers you a hands-on approach to understanding and programming the device. You are walked through each part/element of the FMS to help you understand how to use the various components. To reinforce learning, you are given the chance to apply this new knowledge by programming the FMS on your own. The simulated environment provided by the course helps you try various tasks that are performed on the actual UNS-1 FMS, so you can learn the unit with ease!

Course Objectives


  • Learn How to Use the Online FMS Trainer
  • Power On
  • Initialization
  • XFill
  • Flight Plan
  • Naming the Route
  • Departure - Selection of the SID
  • List Function and Creation of Flight Plan Route
  • Arrival - Selection of STAR and APPROACH
  • Route and Flight Plan Summary Page
  • Copying Pilot Route to Flight Plan
  • Flight Plan and Pilot Route Menu
  • Flight Plan Analysis and Editing
  • Pilot Defined Waypoints: Method 3
  • Destinational/Alternate Fuel Planning
  • Navigation Displays
  • Crosstrack Instrument Display Scaling
  • Fuel Planning
  • FMS and Sensor Position Updating
  • FMS Heading Mode
  • Selected Cross Tracking Operation
  • Pseudo V.O.R. (PVOR) Operations
  • Manual Leg Change Operations
Features &
  • Learn the fundamentals of the UNS-1 FMS
  • Interactive, engaging, "hands on" course
  • Developed by experienced pilots and flight instructors
  • Available anytime and anywhere via the internet
  • Three-stage approach to training:
    1. Learn - allows you to go through the specific task for the first time and gain an understanding of its use
    2. Practice - allows you to perform the tasks on your own, at which time the system will offer feedback as to whether or not the steps are being followed correctly.
    3. Demonstrate - presents you with a similar task that needs to be completed successfully before proceeding to the next module.
  • Obtain a FlightSafety Certificate of Completion
  • Note: This course presents the fundamentals of using a Universal FMS in advance of training on an authorized training program. On its own it does not grant a pilot approval to use the FMS in actual flight operations.
Additional Information
  • Price: $475 USD/person
  • Target Audience: Pilots who are new to the Universal UNS-1 series FMS
  • Duration: 8-10 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.