Aircraft Instrument Systems

This course is designed for avionics technicians or apprentices who want to learn more about aircraft instrument systems and better understand their operation, installation considerations, and maintenance to become more effective troubleshooters. From simple mechanical gauges to complex electrical and electronic systems, this course covers nearly every instrument system in an aircraft.

Presented by: William Tramper, Azimuth Aerospace Solutions, LLC

Course Objective: Students will learn the theory of operation, installation considerations and maintenance of a wide range of systems from analog gauges to glass cockpits, for flight, engine, and navigation.

Course Goals:

  • General Theory of Aircraft Instruments
  • Pressure Measuring Instruments
  • Remote Sensing and Indication
  • Mechanical Movement Indicators
  • Temperature Measuring Instruments
  • Direction Indicating Instruments
  • Gyroscopic Instruments
  • Electronic Instruments
  • Warning & Caution Instruments
  • Time Measuring Instruments
  • Instrument Installation Considerations
  • Maintenance of Instrument Systems

Dave G.
5

Excellent introduction to instruments for entry level avionics technicians. Well presented with coverage of all required background to be able to troubleshoot most common instrument issues.

Kyle K.
4.6

If you want to know how each instrument works INTERNALLY this class is for you.

Ted M.
5

Good introduction for theory of operations for avionics instruments.

Eric K.
4.6

Pay attention & retain as much as you can

Michael W.
4.8

Mr Tramper is a wealth of information and if he cannot answer your question he will find out how to.

Andrew S.
4.8

New techs with limited knowledge could struggle. This is difficult to balance with a range of experience in the class.

Michael S.
4.4

If you dont know how to fly you may need to study a little more after class

Jim P.
5

As a pilot, I expected this class to be review. It was much deeper than what is common knowledge to pilots.

AEA Member $449 | Non-Member $549