RVSM Maintenance & IFR6000 Operations

RVSM Maintenance

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Attendees will be introduced to the regulations, documentation, test equipment and maintenance practices associated with performing RVSM maintenance for aircraft. This course assumes the attendee has good operating knowledge of FAR 91.411, 91.413 and 91.227 paragraph (d).

IFR6000 Operations

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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 systems.

RVSM Maintenance

Presented by: Don Dominguez of Radioman Avionics 

FAA Accepted 6 Hours - Course # C-IND-IM-180103-K-010-001
Acceptance Letter

Course Goals:

  • Regulatory Review: F.A.R. 91.706., Part 91 Appendix G
  • RVSM maintenance document review
  • Test equipment needed for RVSM
  • Maintenance practices for RVSM
  • Performing RVSM conformity inspection
  • Determination of aircraft compliance
  • Documentation and return to service
  • Course materials include step-by-step procedures, sample forms, FAR reference materials, standard practices, and tips and tricks from experienced industry technicians.

IFR6000 Operations

Presented by: Dave Horan, Product Applications Engineer, VIAVI Solutions - formerly Aeroflex

Course Objective:

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.

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
AEA Member $349 | Non-Member $449 | Academic $299