Airbus A350 General Familiarisation



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The Airbus A350 series with RR Trent XWB powerplant General Familiarisation course meets EASA’s knowledge LEVEL 1 definition as contained in Regulation EU No. 1321/2014 ANNEX III, Part 66, Appendix I Basic Knowledge Requirements;

‘A familiarisation with the principal elements of the subject, with the objective;

(a) The applicant should be familiar with the basic elements of the subject.

(b) The applicant should be able to give a simple description of the whole subject, using common words and examples.

(c) The applicant should be able to use typical terms’

The course has been designed to give you a complete technical overview of all aircraft systems. The course covers all mechanical and avionics systems, with a quiz at the end of each ATA chapter. On successful completion you will be able to download your serial numbered certificate.


Our courses scale perfectly to PC, Laptop, tablet, android and iPhone. You must have an internet connection to use our courses.


Course completion time varies with the individual; however, we estimate approximately 36 hours will be required. You have 3 months to complete the course and can stop and restart at the same position with your progress saved.


Should you require any assistance during your course, please contact us and we will assist you during normal working hours.


Our online General Familiarisation courses provide an excellent solution to training engineers or company support staff to A licence standard, giving the required in-depth aircraft type knowledge with the advantage of distance learning.


General Familiarisation courses are not covered under EASA Part 147 and as such, no training company can issue a Part 147 certificate for them. EASA Part 66.A.45 ‘Endorsement with aircraft ratings’ states;

(a) For category A, no rating is required, subject to compliance with the requirements of point 145.A.35 of Annex II (Part-145).

Part 145.A.35 Certifying staff and support staff

(a) …the organisation shall ensure that certifying staff and support staff have an adequate understanding of the relevant aircraft and/or components to be maintained…

This is the purpose of the Trans Global Training general familiarisation course; to ensure that you have an adequate understanding of the relevant aircraft and can be issued with ‘A’ licence Certificate of Release to Service, or are able to fulfil your duties as airline technical support staff.


Our General Familiarisation courses are designed and produced by B1/B2 Engineers, Type instructors and Part 147 Training Managers. We ensure each course covers all relevant ATA chapters.


The Airbus A350 series with RR Trent XWB General Familiarisation course begins with an aircraft type introduction, then covers each ATA chapter to approximately Part 66 Level 1 or greater if required;

ATA 00 – 12 – GENERAL INTRODUCTION – Overview, Aircraft Family, Aircraft Dimensions, Aircraft General Layout, Weights, Stations, Zoning and Identification, Functional Item Number (FIN), Radio Frequency ldentification (RFID), Aircraft Cockpit lntroduction, Cockpit Commonality, Cockpit Layout, Main Instrument Panel, Control Panels, Aircraft Documentation, Overview AirN@v Products, AirN@v Accesses, New Concept for Documentation, Maintenance and Operational Documentation Hyperlinks, Scheduled / Unscheduled Maintenance Documentation, Onboard Information System, Maintenance Tools, Aircraft Safety Precautions lntroduction, Aircraft Ground Handling, Turnaround, Lifting and Shoring, Levelling and Weighing, Towing and Taxiing, Parking and Mooring, Storage and Return to Service, Placards and Markings, Servicing

ATA 24 – ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM – Overview, AC Generation, DC Generation, AC Electrical-load Distribution, Electrical Power Generation and Distribution, Primary and Secondary Power Distribution, Electrical Structure Network (ESN), Control and lndicating

ATA 31 INDICATING & RECORDING SYSTEMS – lntegrated Modular Avionics System, Communication Network, CPIOMs, CRDCs, Interface, Maintenance, ICPs, Tailstrike lndication System, Recorders, Flight Warming System (FWS), Display Systems

ATA 46 INFORMATION SYSTEMS – Overview, Onboard Information System (OIS) – Core, Onboard Information System (OIS) – Cockpit, Onboard Information System (OIS) – Maintenance, Onboard Information system (OIS) – Cabin, Maintenance Applications – Electronic logbook, Interna I Wireless Datalink, Air Traffic Control (ATC) System, locations

ATA 45 ONBOARD MAINTENANCE SYSTEM – Overview, CMS, DLCS, ACMS, Control and lndicating, Safety Precaution – Maintenance

ATA 34 NAVIGATION SYSTEM – Overview, Air Data/ lnertial Reference System (ADIRS), Standby Navigation Systems, Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), Onboard Airport Navigation System (OANS), Radio Altimeter (RA), CP Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Automatic Direction Finder (ADF), VOR/Marker, Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Automatic Direction Finder (ADF), VOR/Marker, Aircraft Environment Surveillance System (AESS), AESS – Weather Radar and Predictive WindShear CWXR/PWS), AESS – Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), AESS- Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS), AESS – Transponder (XPDR),

ATA 22 AUTO FLIGHT SYSTEM – Overview, Flight Guidance – Autopilot/Flight Director (AP/ FD), Flight Guidance – Autothrust (A/THR), Flight Envelope (FE), Flight Management (FM), Control and lndicating

ATA 23 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM – Overview, External Transmission, External Transmission, Audio lntegrating and Voice Command Systems, Cockpit Voice Recorder, CP Static Discharger, External Video System

ATA 44 CABIN SYSTEMS – Overview, Cabin Core System, IFE System, Cabin Monitoring System

ATA 33 LIGHTS SYSTEM – Overview, Cockpit Lighting, Cabin Lighting, Cargo and Service Compartment Lighting, Exterior Lighting, Emergency lighting,

ATA 29 HYDRAULIC POWER SYSTEM – Overview, Main Hydraulic Power, Auxiliary Hydraulic Power, Hydraulic System Monitoring, Control and lndicating, Maintenance

ATA 32 LANDING GEAR SYSTEM – Overview, Main Gear and Doors, Nose Gear and Doors, Extension and Retraction, Normal Extension and Retraction, Alternate Extension, Ground Door Opening System, Extension and Retraction, Wheels and Brakes, Normal Braking, Alternate Braking, Emergency Braking, Parking Braking, Wheels and Brakes, Landing Gear Management System, Nose Wheel Steering Control System

ATA 51 STRUCTURE SYSTEM – Overview, Aircraft structure, Materials, Fuselage Layout, Window Layout, Maintenance

ATA 52 DOORS SYSTEM – Overview, Passenger/Crew Doors, Emergency Exit Doors, Cargo Doors, Cargo Door Actuation System, Passenger Compartment Fixed Partitions and lnterior Doors, Service and Miscellaneous Doors, Doors and Slides Management System, Maintenance

ATA 25 EQUIPMENT & FURNISHINGS SYSTEM – Overview, Cockpit, Passenger Compartment, Galleys, lavatories, Additional Compartments, Emergency, Rapid Decompression Safety System, Emergency locator Transmitter (ELT), Cabin General

ATA 50 CARGO & ACCESSORY COMPARTMENTS SYSTEM – Overview, Cargo Compartments, Lower-Deck Cargo-loading Systems, Accessory Compartments

ATA 27 FLIGHT CONTROLS SYSTEM – Overview, Primary Flight Control System (PFCS), Actuators, Aileron, Spoiler, Elevator, Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer (THS), Rudder, Lift Augmenting, Flaps, Location, Control and lndicating

ATA 35 OXYGEN SYSTEM – Overview, Crew Oxygen, Passenger Oxygen, Portable Oxygen, Control and lndicating

ATA 36 WATER/WASTE SYSTEM – Overview, Potable Water, Toilet System, Waste Water Drain, Control and lndicating

FUEL TANK SAFETY – General, Critical Design Configuration Control limitations (CDCCL), Fuel System Design Configuration

ATA 28 FUEL SYSTEM – Overview, Storage, Distribution (Engine Feed Fuel Pump System, Engine IP Fuel Shut Off System, Crossfeed System, APU Fuel System, Refuel/Defuel System, Jettison System), Fuel Quantity and Management System (FQMS), Control and lndicating

ATA 26 FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM – Overview, Detection, Extinguishing, Engine Fire Extinguishing, APU Fire Extinguishing, Lower Deck Cargo Compartment Fire Extinguishing, Portable Fire Extinguisher, Lavatory Fire Extinguishing, Control and lndicating

ATA 49 AIRBORNE AUXILIARY POWER SYSTEM – Overview, Air lntake System, Exhaust System, Engine System, Oil System, Air System, Engine Fuel and Control System, Ignition and Starting System, Engine Controls System, lndicating System, Control and lndicating

Engine (RR Trent XWB) – Overview, Cowling, Mounts, Engine, Propulsion Control System, Engine Fuel Distribution, Engine Power Control, Air System, Compressor Control, Cooling, Engine Section Stator Anti-lcing, lgnition, ID Starting, Oil System, Thrust Reverser, Control and lndicating

ATA 36 PNEUMATIC SYSTEM – Overview, Distribution, Engine Bleed-Air Supply System, Ground Compressed Air Supply System, APU Bleed-Air Supply and Cross Bleed Systems, leak Detection, Maintenance

ATA 21 AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM – Overview, Air Cooling System, Ozone Control, Flow Control and Monitoring, Packs (Air Generation Units – AGUs), Pack Control and Monitoring, Ozone Control, Flow Contra I and Monitoring, Packs (Air Generation Units – AGUs), Pack Control and Monitoring, Emergency Air Supply, Conditioned Service Air Supply, Supplemental Cooling, DISTRIBUTION (Cabin Fresh/ Recirculated Air Distribution, Control and Monitoring, Compartment Air Extraction, Control and Monitoring, Unpressurized Compartments Ventilation, Avionics Equipment Ventilation, Avionics Equipment Ground Cooling, Crew/ Passenger Rest and Service Area Ventilation, Commercial Equipment Ventilation, lower Deck Cargo Compartment Ventilation –  (FWD, AFT and Bulk) TEMPERATURE CONTROL – (Temperature Control and Monitoring, Galley Area Supplementary Heating, Lower Deck Cargo Compartment Temperature Control and Monitoring), Pressure Control and Monitoring, Control and lndicating

ATA 47 INERT GAS SYSTEM – Overview, Inert Gas Generation System OGGS), Inert Gas System Control (IGSC), Inert Gas Distribution System (IGDS)

ATA 30 ICE & RAIN PROTECTION SYSTEM – Overview, Ice Detection, Wing Ice Protection, Engine Air lntake Ice Protection, Cockpit Windows Anti-lcing and Defogging, Windshield Rain Protection, Water lines, Control and lndicating