Build and Keep Your Wire Harness!
This course is designed for technicians who have experience with basic avionics installation practice and are looking for experience in transponder LRU bench testing, transponder flight line testing and aircraft trouble shooting. ADS-B transponders systems will be the focus of study. Attendees will keep their fabricated wire harness at course completion.
Presented by: Don Dominguez of Radioman Avionics
Transponder Equipment Service
- Fabricate a transponder bench test harness.
- Transponder theory and operation.
- Common transponder installation architecture.
- Transponder, antenna and transmission lead troubleshooting.
- Mode C encoder troubleshooting.
- Hands-on bench testing and alignment of transponder.
- Transponder return to service.
This course was in depth transponder class, I am walking away with the ability/skill to service and test many transponder I deal with out in the field.
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Great basic transponder course
Must do for anyone working on GA aircraft
Great class, in-depth and worth every minute!
The class is a great introduction to transponder and there uses a field
Perfect for the technician looking for more in depth knowledge on transponders
Informative run through of transponder basics
Pay attention to everything Don says
Really great content of the course & good tips and tricks
Good information about function & troubleshooting
Very informative and entertaining
Take notes for what equipment you have in shop so you can ask questions pertaining to your installed equipment.
To get a thorough understanding of the transponder system and how it operates, this course it for you.
It is definitely worth taking this course!
Great class to get a jump on XPDR troubleshooting techniques and for return to service.
Definitely worth taking for the xponder operational knowledge and points of failure.
Awesome class, take notes!
All the time that you invest in AEA training is the best money investment.
Knowledge & friendly instructor. Lots of good info on transponder theory and you get to build your own harness.
Excellent class. Well worth the time.
Great learning experience!
Very well planned & informative. Well worth the money & time.
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