IFR6000 & IFR4000 Operations

This course is designed to provide maintenance personnel with the knowledge and skills required to operate the IFR6000 to verify and maintain Transponder, UAT, TCAS, and DME system and to operate the IFR4000 for ILS, VOR, COMMs and ELT.

Presented by: Dave Horan, Product Applications Engineer, VIAVI Solutions

Course Objective:

IFR6000 - Provide students with understanding and working knowledge of IFR6000 operation with review of the following:

  • Controls and Indicators
  • Unit Connectors
  • Setup Menus screens
  • ATCRBS screens
  • Mode S screens
  • ADS-B screens
  • TCAS/TIS screens
  • UAT screens
  • DME screens

In depth training will be provided for testing of ADS-B transponder systems with airborne equipment. Instruction will include testing of all AC 20-165B parameters in addition to avoiding high priority avionics behaviour issues of ADS-B installations identified by the FAA. Course will also discuss troubleshooting strategies to repeat or confirm issues and identify solutions.

The student will be familiar and knowledgeable of ADS-B system test and troubleshooting methods using the IFR6000 and associated ground support equipment to perform complete AC 20-165B performance testing of installed systems.

IFR4000 - Familiarization, setup and testing using the IFR4000 for ILS, VOR, COMMs and ELT. Using the IFR4000 for troubleshooting feed lines and antennas

Course Prerequisites:

  • Understanding of avionic systems / transponder operation.

Course Goals:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate understanding and proficiency in the following:

  • IFR6000 test capability and operation for all systems supported
  • Testing and troubleshooting of ADS-B / UAT installed systems
  • AC 20-165B Performance Verification
  • IFR4000 setup and provide test signals for testing ILS, VOR, COMMS and ELT installations
  • Troubleshoot & repair feeder coaxial cables and antennas using the SWR feature of IFR4000

William L.
5

Good class

Dan B.
4.6

Very good

Hunter M.
4.8

If you are a veteran of the IFR4000/IFR6000 this is a good class for you!!

James M.
5

Really good class and it will help to understand more direction of the IFR4000 & IFR6000

Pedro M.
5

great class to get familiar with the IFR6000 & iFR4000. The staff were friendly and help in welcoming and looking over your health status. Great job by all!

Alberto A.
5

good information

Thomas R.
5

Staff and instructors are very friendly and knowledgeable. Subject is relevant and handout material is well put together. Excellent Facility.

Joel K.
5

Good for steps of inspection

Ron B.
5

Well worth the time and money!

Brandon F.
4.8

Worth the time!

Rawson H.
5

Very informational course that provides you the means to use the IFR6000 proficiently

Andy S.
4.6

Great if you own the box & need an intro or have specific questions/issues in use

Adrian H.
5

Attend ASAP!

Jose I.
5

information was very good for our jobs and would be a mistake to miss

Matt C.
5

attend the class

Lana J.
4

Listen even though you've used the IFR6000 for years - new features, you'll learn

Jose M.
5

It is a one stop shop for anything aviation training related.

Thomas S.
4.2

Good information and handouts for reference material and information to look back on.

Harris M.
5

A must attend if you are planning to or currently performing RVSM certs.

Tom J.
4.6

Well worth the time and effort

Jayce H.
4.6

Very good and informational course and would recommend.

Levi S.
4

If you are considering getting into RVSM certifications, this is a worthwhile class.

Craig H.
5

It's a good way to shed some light on the RVSM testing process and to get your feet wet.

Clint W.
5

Great class for tech's getting into aircraft maintenance.

Bill R.
5

Yes

Brandon B.
5

Great for RVSM intro

Harriet H.
5

EASA legislation (again it is a course aimed at FAA Part 145s)

Shawn B.
5

Great information

Max W.
5

Great!

Seth M.
5

It is a good general overview of RVSM

Michael C.
5

Very good class! I recommend it to anyone wanting to broaden or brush up on their knowledge.

Cody W.
5

AEA classes are some of the best, most informative classes I've had the pleasure of taking.

Steve G.
5

Be prepared for not taking/documentation

Jonathan Z.
5

Very informative

Jerome S.
5

A must attend training class to provide work class IFR 6000 ADS-B/XPNDR Testing

Ken H.
4.8

Great for beginners to refresher for knowledgeable users

Quentin T.
4.2

A very interactive course, best for those with a good basic understanding of how transponder and ADS-B systems function.

Nathan F.
5

A must have course for anyone performing ADS-B Installation or testing!

Bradley P.
5

Definitely recommend!

James H.
4.6

If you want to know how to use the IFR 6000 attend this class.

Philip B.
5

We worth it

Tom S.
4.8

I highly recommend that remaining techs be sent to this course

Allan B.
4.4

professional really don't change a thing

Carey B.
4.4

Lots of information. Good to hear how other shops do things.

AEA Member $349 | Non-Member $449