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AEA Member $499 | Non-Member $549

Avionics Installation for Experimental Aircraft

This course is targeted for the home builder or avionics technician who wants to learn about performing an avionics installation in an experimental aircraft. The class focuses on the Garmin G3X Touch system, and a simplified example harness is constructed as part of the hands-on portion of the class. While the G3X Touch system is the primary focus, the wiring principles and general guidance can be applied to any experimental avionics system. From the do-it-yourselfer to the avionics shop looking to carve out a niche, this class has something for everyone.

AEA Member $699 | Non-Member $799

Advanced Avionics Installation & Configuration

Technicians will learn how to plan, install, interface, configure and check out an installation of a primary flight display, EHSI and GPS/Nav/Com consisting of dual Garmin GI 275, a Garmin GTN 650 touch screen, and a Garmin GTX 345 transponder. Designed for technicians who have experience with avionics installation practices and are looking for more training integrating common general aviation installations.

AEA Member $1549 | Non-Member $1649

Avionics Service and Testing Fundamentals

Build and Keep Your Test Panel & Harness!

This intensive three-day course is designed for experienced avionics technicians seeking comprehensive training in avionics testing, troubleshooting, and service. Led by industry expert Don Dominguez of Radioman Avionics, participants will gain hands-on experience in bench testing LRUs, flight line testing, and aircraft troubleshooting across various avionics systems. From fundamental concepts to advanced techniques, this course covers a wide range of topics including navigation, communication, and transponder equipment service.

AEA Member $499 | Non-Member $599

Pitot-Static, Transponder, RVSM, and ADS-B: Testing & Inspection

Attendees will learn the proper methods for conducting pitot-static and transponder tests and inspections. This two-day course offers a regulatory review and an explanation of the proper administrative procedures for completing these critical certifications. Preparing and performing RVSM inspection tasks. ADS-B session covering installation, wiring and return to service review.

FAA Accepted 8 Hours - Course # C-IND-IM-170106-K-010-005

AEA Member $649 | Non-Member $749

Basic Wiring & Avionics Installation

The Basic Wiring & Avionics Installation course is designed for certificated repairmen, new avionics technicians, aviation maintenance technicians and recent graduates interested in improving or acquiring the skills necessary to perform avionics installations. This three-day seminar employs in-depth theory and hands-on lab exercises to immerse the attendee in the best practices used to plan, manage, and install a general aviation avionics panel. Installation lab includes: Avidyne IFD540 FMS/GPS Navigator, Garmin G5 Electronic Flight Instrument & GAD 29 ARINC 429 data bus module, PS Engineering PMA8000BT Audio Panel and Trans-Cal SSD120-35C-RS-232 Altitude Encoder

FAA Accepted 8 Hours - Course # C-IND-IM-161028-K-010-002

AEA Member $349 | Non-Member $449

ADS-B Configuration, Testing & Troubleshooting


This course is designed for currently employed repair station personnel and installers and maintainers of ADS-B systems. Approximately 4.8% of all general aviation ADS-B installations are non-compliant based on the FAA’s ADS-B Performance Monitoring System. This course focuses on the proper configuration and testing of ADS-B installations to ensure your installation meets the performance requirements and regulations. Also included are troubleshooting tips and tricks that will help you resolve the common problems found in ADS-B installations.

AEA Member $349 | Non-Member $449

AVX-10K & IFR6000/4000 Operations Training

This 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.

AEA Member $499 | Non-Member $599

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.

FAA Accepted 8 Hours - Course # C-IND-IM-240718-K-022-0011

AEA Member $179 | Non-Member $229

Safety Management System Coordinator Training


Risk management is a vital element of any successful business. Whether driven by best practices or responding to a regulatory requirement, the AEA has your solution. Leveraged by the 900-strong repair station membership, the AEA developed a proprietary SMS program designed specifically for maintenance organizations. This program is currently used on every continent. The AEA has been coordinating with the Federal Aviation Administration and Transport Canada Civil Aviation, as well as discussions with the Australian government's Civil Aviation Safety Authority and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, for future acceptance.

AEA Member $699 | Non-Member $799

Introduction to DO-160 Qualification


This course is designed to equip professionals with essential insights into RTCA DO-160, a cornerstone standard dictating test criteria and methodologies crucial for ensuring the operational integrity of systems and equipment within the aircraft environment.

AEA Member $349 | Non-Member $449

Digital Databus Theory & Analysis


As today’s modern airplanes become much more technologically advanced, so must the professionals that maintain them. The advanced avionics and instrumentation systems used in these aircraft rely on various forms of digital databus communication. Understanding digital databus theory is becoming more and more important for avionics technicians, and even A&P mechanics, to effectively test and troubleshoot these highly advanced aircraft systems.

AEA Member $549 | Non-Member $649

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.

AEA Member $699 | Non-Member $699

Certified Repair Station Training

This weeklong course provides an interactive environment to learn, understand and implement the regulations that govern repair station design and operations.

FAA Accepted 5 Hours - Course # C-IND-IM-180621-K-010-001




Aerospace Education Resource Online (AERO)

Online training is now the Aerospace Education Resource Online (AERO) system.

AEA Members Only - Web Account Required



Sporty's Flight Training

Sporty's Pilot Training Courses

50% Off!

AEA members take 50% off your purchase of these Sporty’s pilot training courses:

  • Learn to Fly Course - Private Pilot Ground School
  • Instrument Rating Course - FAA Test Prep
  • Commercial Pilot Training Course

This exclusive AEA member offer will help you ace your FAA written test, save money during flight training, become a better technician and a better pilot with Sporty’s pilot training courses. Each course has hours of 4K videos and animations to explain everything you need to know to earn your private pilot certificate and feel confident in the left seat. Combine that with powerful test prep tools, a comprehensive document library, and convenient app options, and you have aviation’s most complete training course.


AEROTEAM Training Solutions

AEROTEAM Training Solutions


Whether it’s delivered through in-house-developed learning tools, a traditional classroom setting or online and computer-based programs, AEROTEAM Training Solutions offers a mix of technical courses as well as crew resource management, human factors and safety and emergency training.

AEROTEAM Training Solutions’ website includes the entire list as well as courses currently in development.

AEA Members can use discount code "AEAats23" for courses.



ARSA provides member rates to AEA members for both its online training program and its Repair Station & Quality Manual Compilation. These resources are produced by Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, PLC, which also provides consulting and customization services.





Whether you represent an aviation maintenance school, or you’re an instructor or aviation maintenance student, you can trust Avotek to deliver state-of-the-art aviation maintenance training technology. We publish textbooks, create multimedia materials, and manufacture training simulators — all focused on our goal of providing the best possible training experience for our customers.

You won’t find a stronger combination of quality products, attention to detail and five-star customer service.


Azimuth Aerospace Solutions LLC

Azimuth Aerospace Solutions LLC


Azimuth Aerospace Solutions focuses on developing training courses for aircraft maintainers including maintenance and avionics specialties. Offering both online and classroom training options so technicians have the freedom of getting the training they need in the format they want.

KITCO Fiber Optics

KITCO Fiber Optics


KITCO Fiber Optics is a leading provider of fiber optic termination products and consulting services to the military and commercial communications industry. Its superior hands-on training is designed and delivered by the fiber optic experts and can affordably have you up to speed and certified in a week or less! Trainers have exceptional credentials, including advanced industry certifications, substantial field experience and over 140 years of combined direct classroom experience.

The certified Commercial Aviation Technician’s Fiber Optic Course is designed to meet the AIRINC 807-3 (Aircraft Radio Incorporated) knowledge competencies and skill sets associated with commercial aviation fiber optic methods and processes. Each student completing the course will receive a three-year Craftsman certification. Students also have the option of taking the Aerospace Fiber Optics Fabricator Examination (SAEFAB). In addition, all aviation students may take the Fiber Optics Evaluation and Endface Cleaning examination (FEEC117) based on the ARINC 805 standard.

Custom connector training can designed on a case-by-case basis. Please share your particular requirements. Custom courses will be priced accordingly. AEA members receive a 20% discount off list price.

NATA Compliance Services

NATA Compliance Services


NATA Compliance Services, a full-service regulatory compliance management company specializing in the aviation industry, can assist AEA members in meeting regulatory compliance requirements. Its services include drug program management, drug testing, background checks and employee identification badging.




NextOp recruits, develops, and places E-3 to E-7 military members and veterans for industry careers. Our goal is to bridge the gap between talented veterans and industries in need of diverse and skilled talent. For more information or to apply, visit

Radioman Avionics

Radioman Avionics


Pitot-Static, Transponder and ADS-B Testing & Inspection

Washington Aviation Group

Washington Aviation Group


The Washington Aviation Group represents business interests before federal agencies like the FAA, and advise aviation businesses on regulatory compliance issues. Washington Aviation Group is a recognized leader in Hazardous Materials training and Export Compliance training and offers training online and all over the country. Washington Aviation Group offers AEA members discounts for both online and classroom training.