Basic Pitot-Static & Transponder Theory & Practice

For the entry-level technician or those looking for basic training to learn how to perform pitot/static and transponder certifications. This course is recommended as a prerequisite to AEA’s Pitot/Static and Transponder Certification course. This two-day course provides the attendees with the history, theory of operation, system set-up, hands-on testing and troubleshooting skills necessary to perform FAR 91.411 and 91.413 checks. The latest equipment from DFW Instruments and Laversab will be used in the course.

Presented by: Pahan Ranasingha of Avionics Installations Inc.

Course Goals:

  • History and development of pitot/static.
  • Pitot/Static system theory of operation.
  • Basic Pitot/Static systems and instruments.
  • Pitot/Static test set functionality and theory
  • Pitot/Static test set interface to aircraft.
  • Pitot/Static troubleshooting and repair.
  • FAR 91.411 regulations and testing.
  • Transponder history and product development.
  • Transponder theory of operation.
  • Transponder testing and troubleshooting.
  • FAR 91.413 regulations and testing.
  • ADS-B overview.
  • ADS-B performance monitoring and testing.
AEA Member $449 | Non-Member $549 | Academic $399