About this training
Aviation Accident Investigation Techniques (fixed wing) - AIT
Duration: 2 weeks – 54 hours    |   Language: English    |   Location: Paris or within your premises
4 450 excl. VAT
Session dates:
From November 04 to 15,2024

The AIT course provides an understanding of how an aviation accident or incident investigation works, as well as the skills and knowledge to participate.

The AIT course corresponds to the first two weeks of the Aircraft Accident Investigation course.

In order to acquire polyvalence, it can be usefully complemented by RWIT and DIT (some notions are covered in duplicate in AIT and RWIT

  • To have a practical and up to date training about an aircraft accident investigation (fixed wing), international regulations, preliminary measures, investigation of events and causes, report writing.
  • To fully understand an investigation process and roles of expert board members.
  •  To be able to participate as an advisor in an aviation safety investigation.
  • Basics on accident prevention: the accident continuum, the sequence of events and the accident mechanism, systemic causation.
  • Aviation accident investigation: International and European regulations.
  • Investigation techniques: accident response and crisis management, individual and organizational preparation, wreckage and site investigation, recorders, investigation of aircraft systems and instruments, investigation of fire, report writing and safety recommendations.
  • Visits to investigation laboratories: FDR, CVR, chemical, metallurgy and workshops.
  •  Case study.

All personnel who can be occasionally involved in an aviation accident investigation: aircraft, engines and equipment manufacturers, airlines, civil and military aviation supervising authorities, airport managers, air traffic controllers, insurers, lawyers and other experts specialized in aviation matters.

Multinational course; English intermediate level (B1/B2).