Basic Pitot-Static & Transponder Theory, Testing & Troubleshooting

The Basic Pitot-Static & Transponder course is designed for entry-level avionics technicians or those looking for basic training on pitot/static & aircraft transponder systems. This two-day course covers the history and theory of operation of pitot/static instruments and transponders, as well as system set-up, hands-on testing, and the troubleshooting skills necessary to perform FAR 91.411 and 91.413 checks.

Presented by: William Tramper, Azimuth Aerospace Solutions, LLC

Course Objective: This course is designed to provide the student with basic knowledge on the theory of operation of pitot/static instruments and aircraft transponder systems along with the knowledge and skills to properly test those systems in accordance with FAR 91.411 and 91.413.

Course Goals:

  • Students will learn the history and development of pitot/static & transponder systems.
  • Students will gain an understanding of pitot/static and transponder system theory of operation.
  • Students will learn the theory and operation of common equipment used to test pitot/static instruments and transponder systems.
  • Students will learn how to properly connect a pitot/static test set to an aircraft.
  • Students will learn basic troubleshooting of pitot/static and transponder system.
  • Students will learn the regulatory requirements for testing pitot/static systems in accordance with FAR 91.411.
  • Students will learn the regulatory requirements for testing aircraft transponder systems in accordance with FAR 91.413.
  • Students will learn the basic theory and fundamental operation of ADS-B transponders.
  • Students will learn ADS-B performance monitoring and testing.

Kyle K.
4.4

I would recommend all attendees to have a basic understanding of the tests as well as practical experience. I have neither so I found myself lost and overwhelmed at time with the amount of info and terminology.

Matthew  S.
4.6

Money well spent, very informative

Michael W.
4.8

Listen, take note and save some questions for the end

John R.
4.4

Take it!

Grace S.
4.6

Well instructed & easy to understand tough topics

William I.
4

A great class for anyone starting a CRS.

Michael S.
5

Be prepared to learn alot.

David B.
5

I love all your classes!

Andrew S.
4.8

Very helpful to know the proper procedures and why

Zachary C.
4

Good class for those with experience, however not suitable for those without.

Syd F.
5

Very good class, knowledgeable

juavares S.
5

It was worth the time

Ben  D.
4.4

Recommendable

Christian D.
4.2

Critical for doing work as per described by the FA

David H.
4.6

Very informative

Greg D.
5

Take great notes on the regulations

Paul F.
5

well worth money and time spent

Grady C.
5

Have time and money even for the theory taught in the class

Jonny O.
4.4

Good class! Well worth it for any newcomers to aviation.

Ben W.
5

worth the time

Troy T.
4.4

this is a good class for GA. I would recommend it

Mike J.
4.6

very good well worth atending will be coming back

Ed F.
4.8

For knowledge in depth this class is a must!

German Emir  F.
4.6

Its a good beginner seminar for 91.411 and 914.13

Rick H.
4.6

You will like the PowerPoint presentations.

Thomas R.
5

Well worth the expense and time. I would like everyone in my shop to attend.

John G.
5

please attend this amazing class very in depth good for beginners and experts

Esmeralda L.
4.6

Highly recommend to those seeking higher knowledge towards this topic. You;ll definitely come out knowing more than you did before.

Bob L.
3.8

Its good for someone who cannot spell pitot. I found I remember more than I thought and got a little bored.

Manuel V.
5

The information provided in this course is very valuable. My coworkers should take advantage of taking this course like I did.

Jerry S.
5

Excellent instruction / Great facility wonderful staff / AEA training is the best

Gary P.
4.6

This class contains all of the basic info you need about doing testing on pito staic & transponder set up & testing

Suzy B.
4.6

Lots of fun and good information

Mark S.
5

spend the money go take it

Jocelynn B.
5

Good for learning the basics and rules & regs to 411 & 413

William  A.
5

I learned a lot of new information. It was definitely a good seminar.

Jonathan E.
5

need to attend

Joe W.
4.2

You will be ready to do pitot static/transponder test after this class

Shawn T.
5

had a absolutely great time the instructors were very educational

Julia A.
5

Great info, good tips and tools used throughout industry.

William  .
5

In class provide a comprehensive knowledge of requirements & process for pitot-static testing including transponders, 91.411 and 91.413

Rick H.
4

worth my time & will continue to send my staff to AEA seminars

Rikey H.
4.2

Good 2 day class packed full of crash course & refresh

Chris m.
5

A must for everyone to do!

Austin S.
4.2

Very informative, brings you up to speed with everything you should need to know to start your journey.

James N.
5

Great class to attend as a refresher or beginner

Larry W.
4.6

Good class to teach basics for Pitot Static theory and testing.

STEVE W.
4.4

IT IS A VERY GOOD CLASS, WHETHER YOU ARE NEW TO AVIONICS AND AVIATION, OR AS A REFRESHER COURSE FOR THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN IN AVIONICS FOR A LONG TIME, OR ARE JUST RETURNING TO THE FIELD.

David P.
4.4

I would tell them that the class was well worth the time and money.

Andrew D.
5

Whether you're new to the field or an old veteran, there's something to gain.

Shelby H.
4.6

Do it.

AEA Member $449 | Non-Member $549