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.
- 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.
This class is very important for your professional career.
Absolutely recommend this class
It would be good to learn a little about pitots before coming.
Pay attention. It's worth it!
Bring a list of questions with you before you get here. Most will be answered but you may forget some things you wanted to know.
Worth the money, should understand at the end of class.
Course is well worth the money, instructor is knowledgeable with the material. I feel very confident to implement what I learned.
Great course for someone with limited avionics experience.
Very informative class with examples and the possibility of hands on work.
It's definitely worth if if you work for a Part 145 Repair Station
Get a good nights rest!
Mr William Tramper is a "SME" in his field. You will come away from this course knowing and understanding more then you came with!
Get William to teach alot of classes!
Definitely worth the time!
Very worth the time!
Couldn't be more pleased!
Great class to enhance your knowledge on 411 & 413
Great for those wanting to learn about the systems on a basic level
Know your equipment before you attend!
You will come out a better technician!
This class is great for beginners and provides alot of good resources. Also a great refresher!
Very informative, the equipment mirrors what is currently in use in the field. Instructor presented material in a manner easy to understanding.
Well worth the time to attend for new training or a refresher. Especially the specifics on regs.
To try and learn outside of the classroom would be hard for this testing. The teacher does an excellent job of gathering all the need to know info that others miss.
If need brushing up on this or understanding of instruments in avionics way to go.
Book the class! You will learn and share experiences witht eh instructor and other attendees.
A great introduction or refresher into pitot static / transponder testing and regulations. Great for beginners.
Great class and instructor. Much better prepared to do the pitot/static test.
Excellent class for entry level but detailed enough for experienced technicians.
Come Now!..It is the best money I have spent in a couple of years.
Great class, instructor and staff.
Excellent for expanding your knowledge of pitot static systems, transponders and the testing of both.
In my opinion you get what you pay for and them some. Great, informative class
Worth every penny and minute of it.
Very knowledgeable and helpful for my avionic repair and troubleshooting.
A great opportunity to confirm correct procedures as well as the explanation of where & why changes may be needed
Excellent dynamics in the teaching he answers all the questions and doest leave you with doubts
Well worth time and money
Very good information
A must do experience!
Well worth the trip and expense, learned alot on the theory and "why" we do this
If Mr Tramper is teaching it come I promise you will learn something!
A must to have
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.
Money well spent, very informative
Listen, take note and save some questions for the end
Well instructed & easy to understand tough topics
A great class for anyone starting a CRS.
Be prepared to learn alot.
I love all your classes!
Very helpful to know the proper procedures and why
Good class for those with experience, however not suitable for those without.
Very good class, knowledgeable
It was worth the time
Critical for doing work as per described by the FA
Take great notes on the regulations
well worth money and time spent
Have time and money even for the theory taught in the class
Good class! Well worth it for any newcomers to aviation.
worth the time
this is a good class for GA. I would recommend it
very good well worth atending will be coming back
For knowledge in depth this class is a must!
German Emir F.
Its a good beginner seminar for 91.411 and 914.13
You will like the PowerPoint presentations.
Well worth the expense and time. I would like everyone in my shop to attend.
please attend this amazing class very in depth good for beginners and experts
Highly recommend to those seeking higher knowledge towards this topic. You;ll definitely come out knowing more than you did before.
Its good for someone who cannot spell pitot. I found I remember more than I thought and got a little bored.
The information provided in this course is very valuable. My coworkers should take advantage of taking this course like I did.
Excellent instruction / Great facility wonderful staff / AEA training is the best
This class contains all of the basic info you need about doing testing on pito staic & transponder set up & testing
Lots of fun and good information
spend the money go take it
Good for learning the basics and rules & regs to 411 & 413
I learned a lot of new information. It was definitely a good seminar.
need to attend
You will be ready to do pitot static/transponder test after this class
had a absolutely great time the instructors were very educational
Great info, good tips and tools used throughout industry.
In class provide a comprehensive knowledge of requirements & process for pitot-static testing including transponders, 91.411 and 91.413
worth my time & will continue to send my staff to AEA seminars
Good 2 day class packed full of crash course & refresh
A must for everyone to do!
Very informative, brings you up to speed with everything you should need to know to start your journey.
Great class to attend as a refresher or beginner
Good class to teach basics for Pitot Static theory and testing.
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.
I would tell them that the class was well worth the time and money.
Whether you're new to the field or an old veteran, there's something to gain.
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