• October 9, 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV–9 October 2017 – IS-BAO, the only voluntary safety standard for business aviation by business aviation, was elevated to new heights today with a big vote of confidence from industry leaders in a new and improved standard. The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is rolling out a modernized and consolidated version of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), the voluntary, global code of best practices for business aviation. This comes after a unanimous vote from the IS-BAO Standards Board made up of flight department industry leaders and recognized subject matter experts.* "This is a landmark…


  • May 4, 2017

Charleston, SC—May 4, 2017 - Advanced Aircrew Academy has published an update to its popular IS-BAO Training White Paper, The Who, What, and When of training required for flight departments registered with the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS?BAO). The complimentary white paper details IS–BAO required and recommended training, including how all that works for the different types of flight departments and flight department positions such as pilots, cabin attendants, maintenance technicians, dispatchers, and schedulers. Now included are worksheets to assist you in determining an appropriate training program for your flight department. Also learn more about how the 2017…


  • May 4, 2017

Charleston, SC—May 4, 2017 - Advanced Aircrew Academy is offering free customization to their Safety Management System eLearning module. Your company-specific safety policies, procedures for hazard reporting, risk assessment, safety committee details, and more can be integrated into an eLearning module designed exclusively for your flight department. The eLearning module includes scenarios designed for each job role in a flight department to apply your SMS principles. Pilots receive a scenario planning a trip into a mountainous airport, schedulers receive one for coordinating a change to an international trip, flight/cabin attendants on ordering catering from an unknown vendor, and mechanics on…


  • May 8, 2017

Advanced Aircrew Academy was a platinum sponsor of the Pikes Peak Council of the Boy Scouts of America Investment in Character event. The Investment in Character Campaign helps keep Scouting an affordable, effective youth development program. It funds the council's infrastructure, or general operating portion of the budget, and provides a support system for the volunteers and community organizations that partner with the Pikes Peak Council. Along with the event sponsorship, Advanced Aircrew Academy continues as the 2017 sponsor of the Aviation Merit Badge for scouts. The Pikes Peak Council serves more than 7,200 youth members, providing values-based and character-building programs.…


  • May 6, 2017

Cincinnati, OH, February 6, 2017 — The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc., and a recognized leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight safety education and certification, and Advanced Aircrew Academy, a specialized aviation eLearning company dedicated to providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, and maintenance courses delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training systems, have partnered to add USI's portfolio of online training offerings on the Advanced Aircrew Academy website. The Small UAS Safety Ground School (initial and recurrent courses), and the Safety Awareness (initial and recurrent courses) will…


  • November 15, 2017

Charleston, SC, November 15, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy announces they have recently published an updated version of their Winter Operations / Surface Contamination eLearning Module. Jim Weaver, Director of Instructional Design for Advanced Aircrew Academy, said "There have been extensive changes in FAA guidance for cold weather operations this year, most importantly the Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM) braking action codes and definitions." Additional updates include a summary of the changes to the 2016/2017 Holdover Time Tables and the cold temperature restricted airports. The Winter Operations / Surface…


  • November 1, 2017

Charleston, SC, November 1, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy announces they have recently added five new eLearning modules to their comprehensive library of web-based training. The new modules include Continuous Descent Final Approach (CDFA), Required Navigation Performance (RNP), Runway Analysis, and two from Convergent Performance on Automation Airmanship and Flight Discipline. The CDFA module is designed for training compliance with Operation Specification or Letter of Authorization C073 Vertical Navigation (VNAV) Instrument Approach Procedures (IAP) Using Minimum Descent Altitude (MDA) as a Decision Altitude (DA) / Decision Height (DH) and mitigating the hazard of controlled flight into terrain on approaches. The…


  • May 2, 2016

Charleston, SC, May 3, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy has published an update to its popular IS-BAO Training White Paper. The white paper addresses The Who, What, and When of training required for flight departments registered with the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS BAO). Learn more about how the 2016 IS-BAO revision affects your training program. Figuring out what training is required according to the IS–BAO is not simple or straightforward. The Standards are lengthy and complex, largely due to the range of worldwide operations that they cover. The complimentary white paper details IS–BAO required and recommended training,…


  • April 26, 2016

Charleston, SC, April 26, 2016 — Advanced Aircrew Academy announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAASTeam (AFS-850) has accepted their Maintenance Resource Management: Fatigue Management, Corporate Aviation Security, Safety Management Systems, and Maintenance Human Factors eLearning modules for FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) renewal credit. This acceptance adds to the previously accepted Part 43 CFR Review eLearning module and Advanced Aircrew Academy’s FAA Approved Training Provider status for WINGS pilot proficiency program. Advanced Aircrew Academy has a wide selection of eLearning modules for aviation maintenance technicians including Alcohol/Drug Misuse Prevention, Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods), Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Use, Occupational Safety and…


  • December 29, 2015

Washington, DC, December 29, 2015 — The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce that Advanced Aircrew Academy has developed an eLearning module for companies to train their employees that participate in the ACSF Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP). ASAP is an FAA/industry partnership that provides a near consequence-free environment whereby the participants can identify safety issues and report information that can be critical in identifying potential precursors to accidents. "Training is a key element of a successful ASAP program," said ACSF President Bryan Burns. "The ACSF provides a robust training session to get started." Dan Boedigheimer, Vice…



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