Date(s): Sunday, March 21 |  8:00 am – 5:00 pm


Professional Education Course (PEC)
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

Instructor Bio

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.

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