In this course you will learn about Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) and its importance in the aircraft. The course provides pilots with general knowledge important for TCAS operation. In this course the term “TCAS” refers to “TCAS II version 7.1”.
The course is designed to be completed in average of 30 minutes.
ICAO ACAS Manual, DOC 9863
Eurocontrol ACAS Guide
FAA, Introduction to TCAS II Version 7.1
Theory of operation
- Collision avoidance
Use of TCAS controls and settings
Use of TA mode only
Crew coordination and communication with ATC