AVS-2001 Controlled Flight into Terrain

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program

Course Length
Self-Paced (Must be completed within 6 months)

Course Dates & Locations
Courses are online and can be started anytime.

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



The basic concepts of Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) including CFIT risk, flight crew errors, leading to CFIT, and systems and procedures designed to prevent CFIT occurrences are covered in this course.

Who Should Attend:

  • Experienced airline pilots
  • Pilots requiring initial or recurrent training

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of aviation leadership in the areas of:

  • Definition, statistics and trends of CFIT
  • CFIT risks such as terrain, environment, visual allusion, operational procedures and communications
  • Lack/loss of situational awareness
  • Altimeter setting errors, cross checking, QNH and QFE, and metric altimeter settings
  • Human Factors, automation, crew resource management and communications errors
  • CFIT accidents
  • CIT prevention

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

About the Instructor

This is an online self-guided course. You may access the courses at anytime and anyplace with reliable internet. Unless otherwise indicated, self-guided courses must be completed within 6 months.