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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.
If The Course Fits - We’ll Help You Train on It

If The Course Fits - We’ll Help You Train on It

Imagine pilots, technical writers, and production artists with thread and thimbles. Like a tailor working on a dress or tuxedo CTS can create a subject to fit our customer’s unique needs - which we do...often! One of our most recent custom subjects c...

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A Change Will Do Us Good

A Change Will Do Us Good

Change isn’t always a bad thing, and when it comes to training course updates (and between the couch cushions), CTS believes this to be true. We’re currently in the process of updating our RVSM course, as well as creating new courses for PBCS and PBN...

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New Online Pilot Training Initiatives at CTS

New Online Pilot Training Initiatives at CTS

Learning Checkpoints, Case Studies, and User-Guided Tutorials   The CTS team of developers has been hard at work creating ways to add more user engagement to the tutorial experience and we’re excited to introduce three new interactive initiative...

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New Lithium Ion Battery Shipping Marks and Labels for 2019

New Lithium Ion Battery Shipping Marks and Labels for 2019

Time’s up! The two year transition period is over. January 1, 2019 was the end of the “phase-in” for the new marks and labels for lithium ion batteries. . Throw your old lithium ion battery shipping labels in the trash and make sure you have the new ...

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Part 135 Online Pilot Training: Take the leap! Part IV

Part 135 Online Pilot Training: Take the leap! Part IV

The Pilot’s View Let’s say you’re a pilot who works for an amazing company that has decided to transition to world class online pilot training. Maybe you’re not so sure about it...how it works, what you will get out of it, how difficult it will be….....

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Part 135 Online Pilot Training: Take the leap! Part III

Part 135 Online Pilot Training: Take the leap! Part III

Enrolling in online pilot training in a digital world OK. You’ve made the decision to modernize your aviation training department to join the e-learning world. What now? Well, just like in the old days when the yellow pages let your fingers do the wa...

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Part 135 Online Pilot Training: Take the Leap! Part II

Part 135 Online Pilot 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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