Professional Education Course (PEC)
Tracks: Operations, Pilot, Safety, Student
Instructor: Robert A. Feerst, Utilities Aviation Specialists, Inc.
Price by Jan. 29: $530 Member | $805 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 29: $670 Member | $1000 Nonmember
This multimedia course is designed to familiarize participants with the hazards of the wire and obstruction environment and how to avoid them to become a safety-minded crew member. Participants will be taught the basic awareness that utility crews must have in order to fly and work safely in the wire environment.
Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:
- The importance of crew resource management and the responsibilities of each individual on the crew
- How to work as a team, with clear in-flight communications
- The dynamics of working in the wire and obstruction environment, including situational awareness, exposure and risks, visibility engineering, and the accident chain
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Robert A. Feerst has been teaching “Flying in the Wire” courses worldwide for more than 30 years. He has served as a pilot and lineman and is currently a full-time corporate trainer, auditor, consultant, and accident investigator. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.