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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.
Case Study: CTS Online Aviation Training Learning Checkpoints

Case Study: CTS Online Aviation Training Learning Checkpoints

CTS is making changes to our online aviation training offerings to create a more engaging, user-centered experience. New and exciting things are happening at CTS as we strive to provide the most technologically advanced, engaging and accurate online ...

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Part 135: Taking the headache out of course selection

Part 135: Taking the headache out of course selection

Is your Part 135 operation’s training admin starting to look like the image above? Then CTS is just the thing you need to drown out the decision-making blues! Not a Part 135 operator? No problem! We also offer Part 91K , Part 125 , Maintenance Safety...

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H130 Ready for Action

H130 Ready for Action

H130 training with the end-user in mind. CTS is adding the Airbus H130 (EC-130T2) recurrent helicopter training subject to our extensive course library . The H130 features tutorials covering the electrical, fuel, and hydraulic systems, along with the...

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Part 135: Transitioning to Online Aviation Training with CTS

Part 135: Transitioning to Online Aviation Training with CTS

Is your training department drowning in papers, lesson planning, grading, and stress over training program approval? Well, CTS has the solution for you. With over 35 years of experience, CTS, the leader and originator of online aviation training, has...

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HIPAA Training for the New Age

HIPAA Training for the New Age

Not your average HIPAA course. CTS continues to roll out new subjects, this time stepping outside of our typical online aviation training and into the world of health care. We utilized all the same tactics we use in our other trainings which is: anim...

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PRM-SOIA and LAHSO: The First of their Kind

PRM-SOIA and LAHSO: The First of their Kind

Updated PRM-SOIA and LAHSO courses: the addition your training department has been looking for. In keeping up with technology and updates to regulatory source material, CTS guarantees accuracy along with imagery excellence. Now CTS is adding PRM-SOIA...

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Why HAZMAT Training? Looking beyond the mandates.

Why HAZMAT Training? Looking beyond the mandates.

More benefits than just to complete a requirement. We all know whether you are a Will or Will-Not Carry Operation, you must complete HAZMAT training every 24 months. I’m also sure we’ve all asked the question “but why should I train so often?” or “wh...

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Part 135 Training Made Easy with CTS

Part 135 Training Made Easy with CTS

Specially designed with Part 135 operations in mind. Are you looking for hassle-free, on-the-go ground training for your pilots? Are you tired of grading exams and creating testing for your operation? Let CTS take some of the pressure off your traini...

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Beyond the Basics: Part 135 Indoc Training

Beyond the Basics: Part 135 Indoc Training

Attention all Part 135 Operators: As we continually strive to provide excellent online aviation training, we at CTS want to keep you informed on the many training options available through our programs. Today, we are addressing Part 135 courses and h...

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Lead the Way: GPS Training Update

Lead the Way: GPS Training Update

Extreme Makeover: CTS Edition CTS is launching a completely updated GPS training subject. The many changes included in this across-the-board revamp ranges from graphics to narration to updating material to follow the new FAA NextGen Rules and Regulat...

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New TSA 12.5 SSP Subject

New TSA 12.5 SSP Subject

TSA 12.5 SSP Now Available! Our revamped Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Twelve-five Standard Security Program (TFSSP) training is now available. Our new subject aligns with the recently revised TFSSP training requirements. CTS has expan...

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Last Call for TSA Training

Last Call for TSA Training

Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to be TFSSP Compliant! Have you heard the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued new training requirements in The Twelve-Five Standard Security Program? The new Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP) re...

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New TSA Regulations Spark Total Course Rebuild from CTS

New TSA Regulations Spark Total Course Rebuild from CTS

New requirements, new course As times change, CTS strives to continually update course offerings to ensure the most current training is available. Just after completing an update for ICAO Dangerous Goods training, we are now rebooting our Transportat...

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Snow and Ice and Freezing Rain, Oh My! CTS releases Winter Operations Training for Helicopters

Snow and Ice and Freezing Rain, Oh My! CTS releases Winter Operations Training for Helicopters

Are you ready for Jack Frost to come knocking at your door, or rather, aircraft? If not, don’t fret because Computer Training Systems has you covered. Our newest Winter Operations subject is geared directly towards Rotor-Wing Aircraft, whereas, our p...

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CTS Now Offers Traffic Advisory System Training

CTS Now Offers Traffic Advisory System Training

In response to recent requests, CTS is unveiling its newest product: Traffic Advisory System (TAS). The Traffic Advisory System subject contains a tutorial which provides an Introduction to TAS, its Systems and Equipment, Traffic Advisories, and...

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CTS Announces the MD-500 Series Training

CTS Announces the MD-500 Series Training

Computer Training Systems is proud to announce the MD-500D and the MD-500E training subjects. The MD-500D and MD-500E subjects contain tutorials for the Electrical System, Fuel System, Powerplant System, and the Caution System. The tutorials cover ge...

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Transporting Lithium Batteries by Air

Transporting Lithium Batteries by Air

Lithium Battery Regulations Electronics have become a regular part of our lives. We rely heavily on cell phones, computers, and other gadgets that make our day-to-day life easier. There have been a number of stories lately of incidents where somethin...

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Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs): Trials, tribulations, and traversal

Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs): Trials, tribulations, and traversal

Lately, TFRs have frequently made news headlines due to a surge in POTUS travel, but what do they mean for your flight plans? A TFR within your regular flying area can be anything from a minor nuisance to a nerve wracking thing. If that TFR is follow...

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Graphical Aviation Forecasts: Coming to an FSS near you

Graphical Aviation Forecasts: Coming to an FSS near you


Graphical Forecasts are slowly edging out the outdated Area Forecast as the meteorological staple of the continental US. In April, the National Weather Service (NWS) Aviation Weather Center (AWC) rolled out the Graphical Area Forecasts (GFA) as a rep...

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CTS Announces King Air B200 Training

CTS Announces King Air B200 Training

CTS is happy to announce the completion of our latest aircraft subject update: the King Air B200. Our new King Air B200 subject replaces the current version and includes new and improved tutorials and lessons to enhance your training experience. The ...

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