Wind Shear

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Pilots are aware of the importance of environmental weather conditions and the affects on their airplane, it is essential that they fully understand and become aware of the risks, so it can be minimised or avoided all together. This course goes beyond Wind Shear turbulence and examine those conditions to help avoid upsets and suggests techniques for recovery procedures.

Course Modules:

Duration: 0h:30m

Flight Crew: Initial/Conversion/Recurrent

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

  1. Module (1): Wind Shear 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:

  • Wind Shear introduction & definition.
  • Wind Shear hazards to safe flights.
  • Environmental effects to airplane upset.
  • Air Mass related causes to turbulence.
  • Clear Air Turbulence (CAT).
  • Mountain Waves.
  • Air Mass Thunderstorms.
  • Frontal Thunderstorm.
  • Microburst Thunderstorms.
  • Wake Turbulence.
  • Situational awareness and avoidance of an upset.
  • Weight & Balance effects on handling.
  • High-Altitude characteristics.

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