FMS Pilot Operational and End User Maintenance Training

Pilot and Maintenance Training

As a leading company in the avionics industry, we are committed to ensuring that our training provides immediate and measurable results. Our formal classroom training utilizes an iPad simulation of Universal Avionics Flat Panel Control Display Unit (FPCDU) and a computer-based simulation program specific to your Software Control Number (SCN). Courses are led by our qualified and experienced instructors.

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Courses


FMS Operational

The 3-day FMS Operational Course is designed for new operators of Universal Avionics FMS and existing operators seeking a better understanding of their FMS. This course applies to operators of FMS SCN 80X and SCN 100X.

Part One of this course covers Enroute and Terminal Operations, while Part Two covers Approach Operations. The last three hours of the course covers real world scenarios and application. This is your opportunity to apply what you have learned in the course.

Course Fee

This course is complimentary for up to two pilots per aircraft (private or corporate) to attend the same course with every new Universal Avionics FMS installation and major hardware upgrade. It must be scheduled within the first year of the new installation or major hardware upgrade.

Additional attendees or multiple 3-day sessions are subject to course tuition of $900 USD per person.

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End User FMS Maintenance

This 1-day FMS Maintenance course is designed for aircraft maintenance personnel performing system maintenance and minimal installations and configurations. The course covers basic FMS theory, operation, installation options, configuration check out and troubleshooting procedures and fault isolation of Universal Avionics FMS.

Attendees should have a basic knowledge of modern avionics systems troubleshooting techniques. Knowledge of aircraft display and flight guidance systems a plus.

Course Fee

Course fee per 1-day session is $300 USD per person.

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EFI-890R Advanced Flight Display Operational

For the EFI-890R Advanced Flight Display course (on-site only), access to the aircraft is required. The course curriculum is dependent upon the components installed, but is typically a 1-day course.

Course Fee

For new installations, the EFI-890R Advanced Flight Operational course is complimentary. Otherwise, the course fee is $300 USD per person, per day, plus travel expenses.

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TAWS Operational

This 1-day course is designed for pilots operating Universal Avionics Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS). The course covers theory of operation and actual system operation.

Knowledge of the Universal Avionics FMS is a plus.

Course Fee

The course fee is $300 USD per person, per day.

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Custom FMS Operational

Courses may be tailored to meet the needs of the trainees in any combination of the listed courses (following list is not inclusive). These courses are customized based on your needs to present topics such as, but not limited to:

  • Abbreviated training course
  • Software differences
  • Building pilot SIDs, STARs and approaches
  • Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS) including search patterns and drifting target calculations
  • Universal Flight Planning (UFP) Program
  • Company route management
  • ARINC 424 procedural legs
  • SCN 603/604 training courses

Course Fee

Fees (in addition to a course fee of up to $500 USD per person, per day) and duration of a customized training course will be determined by the instructor at time of scheduling.

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FMS Integration & Installation

This 2-day technical training course is geared toward Avionics Technicians, Installation Designers, and Engineers.  Avionics Sales Representatives and Sales Support personnel may also benefit from portions of the training. This course is scheduled quarterly at our Tucson and Wichita Training Centers.

Course Fee

This course is complimentary for Universal Avionics Authorized Dealers when taken at our Tucson or Wichita Training Centers.

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UniLink® Integration & Installation

This half-day technical training course is geared toward Avionics Technicians, Installation Designers, and Engineers.  Avionics Sales Representatives and Sales Support personnel may also benefit from portions of the training. This course is scheduled quarterly at our Tucson and Wichita Training Centers.

Course Fee

This course is complimentary for Universal Avionics Authorized Dealers when taken at our Tucson or Wichita Training Centers.

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Additional UniLink® Training

Air Training International

Kobev International

Locations


Tucson Training Center

Universal Avionics Corporate Headquarters

Address:
3260 E Universal Way
Tucson AZ 85756 USA

Phone:
Tel: (520) 573-7627 or (800) 595-5906
Fax: (520) 295-2384

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Wichita Training Center

Universal Avionics Systems Corporation Midwest Office

Address:
3815 Midco Street
Wichita, Kansas 67215 USA

Phone:
Tel: (316) 524-9500 or (800) 255-0282
Fax: (316) 524-9700

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Scheduling


Contact us (via phone or email) with your desired training location. Open enrollment courses are scheduled on a first-request basis.

A registration form must be completed and returned prior to training. Tentative scheduled dates will be held for two business days. If you wish to continue holding a tentative date, a follow-up call or email is requested.

Please make your reservation early, to ensure seating availability. In order to provide you with the level of training that will best meet your requirements, it is recommended that you know and understand your flight manual supplement, and if possible, bring a copy to your course.

Universal Avionics does not provide translator services.

Cancellation

In the event a cancellation is required, please contact the Tucson or Wichita Training Center during normal business hours, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled course.

A no-show will result in forfeiting your entitlement training and course fees will apply to all future scheduled courses.

 

Online Training


View short narrated videos that explain concepts and demonstrate procedures. Topics range from initialization to flight planning to approach procedures. Learn how to use the temp comp tool, fly arcs, holding patterns, and procedure turns, use the DTO function and many more. Many modules include links to additional resources. To access online training videos, visit UniNet and select the Training tab. Registration to UniNet is required for access.

 

On-site Training


Arrangements can be made for on-site training for any courses available. On-site courses will be subject to course fees plus travel expenses for the instructor, and shipping of training equipment. An on-site relocation fee may also be charged.

Scheduling

When scheduling permits, FMS training may be arranged at your site or designated facility. A nominal charge may apply.

 

Training Material


Our comprehensive training material is available for download from UniNet.

Manuals may also be purchased:

FMS Operator’s Training Manuals:
$50 USD plus shipping
FMS End User Maintenance Manuals:
$25 USD plus shipping
How TAWS Works:
$15 USD plus shipping

To order a hard copy, please call or e-mail either the Tucson or Wichita Training Center.

Universal Avionics reserves the right to make changes to the schedule or course material, and to deny training and/or materials to Universal’s competitors, their representatives, and to citizens of a country subject to U.S. Trade Embargo.