The CBT Ground School covers the following topics:
- Primary Flight Display (PFD)
- Multifunction Display (MFD)
- Display Control Panel (DCP)
- Control Display Unit (CDU)
- Flight Management System (FMS)
- Flight Guidance System (FGS)
- Reversionary Control Panel & Abnormal Operation
The ground portion of the course can be completed at home via computer-based training.
The student will be given a series of typical tasks to complete the training program. A completion certificate will be issued to students that have successfully finished the program.
The student will learn to program and execute Approaches, SIDS/STARS, Holds, Vertical Navigation (VNAV), Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS), or WAAS, Integrated Flight Information System (IFIS), and Electronic Charts. The student will progress from basic to more complex tasks associated with the Flight Management System (FMS 3000) utilizing scenario-based lessons. Compatible with the King Air 200/350.
Douglas Carmody is a former airline Captain with over 30,000 flight hours. He has over 32 years of instructional experience in turbine aircraft. Along with being a contract instructor, he’s also a corporate pilot, a charter pilot, a licensed A & P Mechanic, and author of 15 aviation books and numerous magazine articles.