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High Altitude Training (eLearning)
Description

With this FAA-approved course, pilots will meet the knowledge recommendations of high altitude flight and the special physiological and aerodynamic considerations involved in high altitude operations. This course is designed to provide pilots with the training required by FAR 61.31(g)(1) for operation of pressurized aircraft above 25,000 feet MSL. These requirements must be met for the individual to act as pilot-in-command.  This course references FAA AC 61-107 (current revision) and FAR 61.31(g)(1) and is compliant with Transport Canada CASS 724.115(24).

This course does not cover the flight training portion covered in FAR 61.31(g)(2).  This may be accomplished during pilot Initial or Recurrent training at a FlightSafety learning center.

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Course Objectives

This course covers the following:

  • High-altitude aerodynamics and meteorology 
  • Respiration 
  • Effects, symptoms, and causes of hypoxia and any other high-altitude sickness 
  • Duration of consciousness without supplemental oxygen 
  • Effects of prolonged usage of supplemental oxygen 
  • Causes and effects of gas expansion and gas bubble formation 
  • Preventive measures for eliminating gas expansion, gas bubble formation, and high-altitude sickness 
  • Physical phenomena and incidents of decompression 
  • Other physiological aspects of high-altitude flight 
  • Human Factors/CRM Elements as required 
  • Examination

Features &
Benefits
  • Interactive, engaging, self-paced course
  • Available anytime and anywhere via the internet
  • Obtain a FlightSafety Certificate of Completion
  • Available on Apple iPad
Additional Information
  • Duration: Approximately 2.5 Hours
  • Target Audience:Pilots
  • Credit: Once you have completed the course and successfully passed the end-of-lesson examinations, 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.