TAWS Terrain Awareness Warning System
Controlled flight into terrain remains a leading cause of aviation accidents. To avoid such accidents Terrain Awareness Warning Systems (TAWS) have been designed. With this online training you learn how the Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS) was designed to help keep you safe. The content of this training has not been tailored to any specific aircraft or TAWS equipment but highlights features which are typically available where such systems are installed.
At the end of this training, the pilot will demonstrate an understanding of TAWS operation and the criteria used for issuing cautions and warnings. He will understand the functions like Surveillance, Terrain avoidance, Alert thresholds, TAWS limitations and inhibits as well as Operating Procudures.