WHY YOU NEED THIS TRAINING

QUICK OVERVIEW

What's in it?

  • 3 hours of interactivetraining
  • 27 instructional modules
  • 260 instructional scenes
  • Up-to-date content
  • 130 quiz questions
  • 50-question Final Exam
  • FAA WINGS credit
  • Windows, Mac, or iPad
  • Unique training approach
  • Stunning graphics and interactivity, clicking and moving objects on-screen

SCREEN SHOTS

WHO IS AIRBORNE RADAR FOR

  • Professional/career pilots seeking to expand their knowledge.
  • Pilots who operate radar-equipped aircraft for their own business.
  • Aviation students aspiring to a professional flying career.
  • Airline dispatchers.
  • Avionics and maintenance professionals.
  • Anyone who flies radar-equipped aircraft

FAA WINGS CREDIT

By completing all the content and taking the Final Exam, you can qualify to obtain credit for the FAA WINGS program.  The WINGS program is a continuing education program for pilots, sponsored by the FAA.  You'll not only learn to be a safer pilot on the airport surface—you'll also be able to prove your commitment to flight safety with your WINGS account.  (Aviation Tutorials is a WINGS Training Provider.)

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Use on PC or Mac.
  • 27 training modules, comprising more than 3 hours of training.
  • Over 260 instructional scenes, containing more than 50 that are interactive.
  • Over 130 quiz questions.
  • 50-random-question Final Exam, with printable results.
  • FAA WINGS credit.
  • Printable PDF safety documents from the FAA and NTSB.
  • Colorful graphics, depicting simulated radar displays.
  • Easy point-and-click navigation.
  • Full audio narration.

CONTENTS

  • Accident case study
  • How to build a thunderstorm
  • Degrees of thunderstorm severity
  • Hail formation
  • In-flight icing
  • Gust fronts
  • Tornado formation
  • Downdrafts
  • Microbursts
  • Principles of radar
  • Reflectivity of precipitation and objects
  • Stabilization
  • Gain control
  • Doppler capabilities/turbulence detection
  • Attenuation and false readings
  • Radar tops and beam filling
  • Echoes to avoid
  • Windshear detection
  • Knowing you radar equipment
  • Important notes about radar
  • Preflight inspection and testing
  • Before-takeoff scanning
  • Climb scanning
  • Cruise scanning
  • Approach scanning
  • Final Exam
  • Printable documents from the FAA and NTSB

Become a better pilot.  You owe it to yourself, because a great pilot keeps on learning.

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