International Operations

International Operations Online Aviation Training Course

International Operations covers important FAA and ICAO requirements to prepare pilots for operations in international airspace and oceanic regions.

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Our International Operations course provides pilots with a comprehensive overview of the ICAO operational requirements, international flight publications, and orientation and oceanic enroute charts. The course covers essential topics such as the differences between PANS-OPS and TERPS, the importance of FANS-1-A – CPDLC and ADS-C communication systems, performance-based navigation including RNP 4 and 10 requirements for oceanic and remote airspace, including requirements for adding RNP capabilities on the flight plan, North Atlantic RNP-10 and 4 on the North Atlantic Orientation Chart, and RNPC in Canadian airspace, and guidance for operations in the West Atlantic (WAT), Gulf of Mexico (GOMEX), Carribean, Pacific, and NAT airspace areas. 

Based on FAA and ICAO guidelines, our International Operations course offers valuable information on useful resources and communication and navigation tools for flights in remote airspaces. It prepares pilots to operate within international airspace safely and efficiently, ensuring they are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to handle various situations that may arise during international operations. 

For Part 135, Part 125, and Part 91 pilot training, our International Operations course meets IS-BAO standards and fulfills the training requirements of FAA order 8900.1, Volume 4, Chapter 1, Section 5, and Volume 4, Chapter 12, section 1. 

Topics Addressed
  • ICAO Operational Requirements
  • International Flight Publications
  • Orientation and Oceanic Enroute Charts
  • Airspace and Organized Track System
  • International Flight Plan
  • International Flying Overview and Customs
  • Units of Measurement
  • Preflight and Normal Enroute Procedures
  • PANS-OPS and TERPS Differences
  • FANS-1-A – CPDLC and ADS-C
  • Performance-based Navigation
  • Polar Operations
  • Canadian Airspace
  • International Meteorology
  • Inflight Contingencies
  • Survival and Rescue
  • NAT Data Link Mandate

Requirements and Resources

  • FAA Order 8900.1 Vol. 4, Ch. 1, section 5 and Ch. 12, section 1
  • AC 91-70
  • AC 120-42
  • AC 90-101
  • AC 90-96
  • 14 CFR 135.167

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