TAILWINDS

Training News To Keep You Current

 

Staying up to date on the latest in aviation isn't just a once-per-year endeavor. Tailwinds brings you the latest in current aviation news, quizzes, flying tips, and training updates from CTS. Keep the wind at your back with our weekly updates.
PPE - Respiratory Protection added to CTS Maintenance/Safety Training Package

PPE - Respiratory Protection added to CTS Maintenance/Safety Training Package

Millions of workers in the United States use respirators in the performance of their jobs every day. They are one of the most common types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and one of the most vital to safety and health. Because all workers have...

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Corporate Aviation Security

Corporate Aviation Security

Corporate Aviation has unique characteristics that make setting enforceable security regulations or standards difficult, if not impossible to enforce, especially when considering the wide range of operations conducted under the Part 91 umbrella. Corp...

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Winter Operations and Cold Temperature Restricted Airports

Winter Operations and Cold Temperature Restricted Airports

Our new Winter Operations course is here, just in time for that cool fall weather to begin. We've been hard at work ensuring that our courses cover all applicable regulatory and procedural requirements to provide you with the best training possible. ...

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CTS now offers an Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS).

CTS now offers an Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS).

In order to keep up with industry demands, CTS has developed a course specifically designed to provide employees at all levels of an organization a comprehensive Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS) . SMS is an ICAO and FAA recommended pro...

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The New Kid in Town: ADS-B Overview

The New Kid in Town: ADS-B Overview

ADS-B, or Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, is part of the FAA's Next-Gen system and requires that operators comply with the new airspace and avionics performance requirements in 14 CFR 91.225 and 91.227 by January 1st, 2020. These new regu...

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New Human Resources and Safety Subjects Now Available

New Human Resources and Safety Subjects Now Available

Whether you're in the sky or on the ground, teamwork is vital to safety and efficiency of all operations. By understanding how to relate to others, developing good conflict management skills, and increasing safety awareness on your team, any operatio...

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ADS-B on the Horizon

ADS-B on the Horizon

The constant evolution of flight technology means that flight now is safer than ever, and the FAA is taking advantage of those technological advances to ensure everyone's making good use of those new safety measures. ADS-B is one of the newer pieces ...

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Regulations Subject Updates Touch Down In January

Regulations Subject Updates Touch Down In January

No matter how long you've been flying, it's likely you've noticed the rules and regulations seem to constantly be in a state of flux. Sometimes they include little changes, such as the phrasing on a regulation might be slightly different, or a limita...

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Winter Operations

Winter Operations

Old Man Winter made an early appearance this year when snow and frost hit several locations in the North West. Many forecasts also warn of a tough winter ahead, with more snow and cold for much of the northern latitudes. With that in mind CTS has been hard at work at improving and expanding our current Anti-Ice Deice course with a new Winter Operations course. It's never too early to begin thinking about weather changes, and as summer draws to an end cold temperatures and winter storms will present unique challenges to pilots.

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CTS Unveils Updated Airspace Overview

CTS Unveils Updated Airspace Overview

Last week, we announced that we updated two existing subjects: High Altitude Weather and Aerodynamics, and International Operations. This week, CTS is introducing another subject update, this time to Airspace.

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Updated High Altitude Weather and Aerodynamics, International Operations

Updated High Altitude Weather and Aerodynamics, International Operations

Aviation science, technology, and policy are in a constant state of change. Through technological advancements, industry developments, and regulatory updates, it becomes necessary for us to update our subjects accordingly in order to provide high-quality, relevant, and current training. As a result, we have recently updated two of CTS's current subjects: High Altitude Weather and Aerodynamics, and International Operations.

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