This day-and-a-half course is designed to provide maintenance personnel with the knowledge and skills required to operate and configure IFR6000 & IFR4000 to verify and maintain transponder, UAT, TCAS, DME, ILS, VOR, Comms and ELT. Plus a complete review all features and benefits of the AVX-10K Flight Line Test Set with emphasis on testing transponder (Mode S and ADS-B In/Out), UAT, TCAS and DME.
Presented by: Dave Horan, product applications engineer, VIAVI Solutions
IFR6000 - Provide students with understanding and working knowledge of IFR6000 operation with review of controls and indicators, unit connectors, and screens for setup menu, ATCRBS, Mode S, ADS-B, TCAS/TIS, UAT, and DME.
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 behavior issues of ADS-B installations identified by the FAA. This 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. Use the IFR4000 for troubleshooting feed lines and antennas.
AVX-10K - Provide students with understanding and working knowledge of AVX-10K operation with review of the following:
- Controls and indicators on the AVX-10K.
- Menu structures and settings while testing.
- Setup of the AVX-10K for testing a transponder, TCAS and ADS-B device.
- Saving and transfer of test results files.
- VSWR and DTF (distance to fault) troubleshooting.
- Remote control operations (MobileTech phone/tablet applications and Smart Access Anywhere).
In-depth training will be provided for transponder, ADS-B and TCAS testing. Target generation for ADS-B 1090 frequency and UAT 978 frequency
- Understanding of avionics systems/transponder operations.
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 and repair feeder coaxial cables and antennas using the SWR feature of IFR4000.
- AVX-10K test capability and operation for all systems supported.
If you are a veteran of the IFR4000/IFR6000 this is a good class for you!!
Really good class and it will help to understand more direction of the IFR4000 & IFR6000
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!
Staff and instructors are very friendly and knowledgeable. Subject is relevant and handout material is well put together. Excellent Facility.
Good for steps of inspection
Well worth the time and money!
Worth the time!
Very informational course that provides you the means to use the IFR6000 proficiently
Great if you own the box & need an intro or have specific questions/issues in use
information was very good for our jobs and would be a mistake to miss
attend the class
Listen even though you've used the IFR6000 for years - new features, you'll learn
It is a one stop shop for anything aviation training related.
Good information and handouts for reference material and information to look back on.
A must attend if you are planning to or currently performing RVSM certs.
Well worth the time and effort
Very good and informational course and would recommend.
If you are considering getting into RVSM certifications, this is a worthwhile class.
It's a good way to shed some light on the RVSM testing process and to get your feet wet.
Great class for tech's getting into aircraft maintenance.
Great for RVSM intro
EASA legislation (again it is a course aimed at FAA Part 145s)
It is a good general overview of RVSM
Very good class! I recommend it to anyone wanting to broaden or brush up on their knowledge.
AEA classes are some of the best, most informative classes I've had the pleasure of taking.
Be prepared for not taking/documentation
A must attend training class to provide work class IFR 6000 ADS-B/XPNDR Testing
Great for beginners to refresher for knowledgeable users
A very interactive course, best for those with a good basic understanding of how transponder and ADS-B systems function.
A must have course for anyone performing ADS-B Installation or testing!
If you want to know how to use the IFR 6000 attend this class.
We worth it
I highly recommend that remaining techs be sent to this course
professional really don't change a thing
Lots of information. Good to hear how other shops do things.
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