Volcanic Ash

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This course highlights the dangers and the threats associated with this phenomenon. The course explores the effects on flights and learn from historical events and past encounters. Focused discussion given on safety and risk measures of ash cloud avoidance. The course also addresses the effects on ground operations and aircraft systems.

Course Modules:

Duration: 0h:30m

Flight Crew: Initial/Conversion/Recurrent

Compliance: EASA AIR OPS, Part ORO and Sub-part Flight Crew

  1. Module (1): Volcanic Ash Operations

Please see below for "Topics Covered".

Here is how you achieve your certification

Training Modules

0h:30m web-based training of 1 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, 10 multiple choice questions randomly presented out of a pool of questions with a passing grade of 70%.


Competency certificate is awarded upon achieving the passing grade.

Topics Covered:

  • Volcanic Ash activity.
  • Learning from historical encounters.
  • Ash cloud precautions & avoidance.
  • Weather reporting & ash densities.
  • Flight planning & Safety measures.
  • Possible effects on ground operations.
  • Summary & conclusions.

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