Universal Avionics (UA) is expanding its training offerings with the launch of UA Academy, an online learning centre designed to deliver on-demand course access to customers as well as authorised dealers and integrators.
UA Academy students gain instant access to engaging courses for UA products with the ability to choose specific topics of interest. Across the world, pilots, technicians and directors of maintenance that fly and manage aircraft with UA equipment will benefit from UA Academy. Courses are intended to offer the utmost in flexibility, saving both time and money, while courseware has been designed by UA aviation professionals specifically for pilots, technicians and authorised dealers and integrators.
CEO Dror Yahav says: “As a company that provides groundbreaking and innovative solutions, we recognise the importance of providing state-of-the-art training. Now, more than ever with COVID-19, we are seeing an increased need for online learning. As a company, we've worked diligently to develop additional technology-based training devices to further support self and remote training, which will complement UA Academy.”
UA's online courses apply tested adult learning theory and are built on a leading, purpose-driven training platform designed intentionally for customer training. Interactive practices are mixed with short, instructional videos. Students also have the option to accelerate their learning by pairing the online course with innovative desktop training software and devices as well as scenario-based instructor-led classroom training.
Courses available at launch include SBAS flight management system (FMS) operations, vertical navigation VNAV made easy, InSight display system operations for fixed wing, FMS end user maintenance, FMS return to service and data link fundamentals.