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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.
Computer-Based Training: Take the Leap Part II

Computer-Based Training: Take the Leap Part II

So you’re thinking about upgrading your training department and converting to computer-based….Let’s talk benefits! In my experience as both the student and the instructor, here are the top 6 benefits I’ve found for converting to a computer-based trai...

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Part 135 Online Training: Take the leap!

Part 135 Online Training: Take the leap!

As a retired line pilot, Chief Pilot, and Check Airman I’ve witnessed and presented training in varying ways, from old schoolhouse training to online, we’ve tried them all. This is part 1 of a blog series dedicated to making a switch to online traini...

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H135 Training - New to CTS

H135 Training - New to CTS

H135 Training for Multiple Models CTS is adding a new course on the Airbus H135 (EC-135) models T3/P3 and T3H/P3H to our extensive course library. It features tutorials covering the following systems: Electrical, Fuel, Hydraulic, Powerplant (Pratt &a...

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Electronic Flight Bag

Electronic Flight Bag

CTS now offers an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) course featuring the following tutorial: Introduction to EFBs, EFB Operation, and Abnormal and Emergency Procedures. The tutorial contains interactive slides and learning checkpoints to keep the user enga...

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The Role of Crew Resource Management

The Role of Crew Resource Management

A Definition and Part 135 / IS-BAO Training Requirement Crew Resource Management, more commonly referred to as CRM, is the study and application of respectful, open communication. It oftentimes examines the different barriers that crewmembers may enc...

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Custom-built Online Aviation Training by CTS

Custom-built Online Aviation Training by CTS

Creating online aviation courses is what we do. Let us create your next in-house training, hassle-free. All operations have different requirements and specific training needs. While previously it may have been necessary for you to gather your trainin...

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Part 135: Customization for Every Operation

Part 135: Customization for Every Operation

Customizable online aviation training options users and admins love! At CTS, we understand every operation has different training goals and requirements, so we developed training courses with a modular-based learning system that can be entirely custo...

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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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