Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System

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Pilot understanding of the ACAS/TCAS system – behind the scene – operation adds this extra benefit to their knowledge and refresh what they already know. This course covers the logic behind the TCAS system, the TCAS principles and how the system functions. The TCAS II and system components. The traffic display, Types of Alerts and Advisories and much more, please refer to the full content list below.

Course Modules:

Duration: 1h:10m

Flight Crew: Initial/Conversion/Recurrent

Compliance: EASA - Air Operation Part CAT and ICAO Document 8168 (PANS-OPS)

  1. Module (1): TCAS Concept & Principles.
  2. Module (2): TCAS Operation.

Please see below for "Topics Covered".

Here is how you achieve your certification

Training Modules

1h:10m web-based training of 2 modules, must be taken in sequence to satisfy compliance.

Practice Exercise

Practical verbal exercise to recap eLearning, real person voice guidance with multiple-choice questions.

Competency Test

Final assessment, 20 multiple choice questions randomly presented out of a pool of questions with a passing grade of 75%.


Competency certificate is awarded upon achieving the passing grade.

Topics Covered:

  • TCAS/ACAS crew training requirements.
  • Differences between TCAS/ACAS and implementation.
  • Safety Improvement and the TCAS II system.
  • TCAS safety aspects and how it works with other warning systems.
  • TCAS II and Transponder System Components.
  • TCAS Principles and the airspace concept.
  • Volumes of the TCAS airspace protection boundaries.
  • The TAU "Time-To-Go" Concept.
  • Closer rates and sensitivity levels.
  • Transponder modes explained.
  • The TCAS Traffic Display.
  • Types of alerts and advisories.
  • The TCAS panel and mode selectors.
  • TCAS Operation on the Ground.
  • 10 Fundamental Do's and Don’ts.
  • TCAS Pilot’s Observation (RA) Report.

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