Flight Data Analysis Fundamentals (e-learning)



About the course

1-hour e-learning course

IATA Flight Data Analysis Fundamentals aviation training course

This e-learning course offers media-rich interactive online activities designed to provide you with foundational knowledge of Flight Data Analysis (FDA). You will learn about the regulations and industry standards that govern FDA, the key concepts and terminologies in FDA, and discover the technology that is required to record, share and analyze flight data. Finally, you will learn about the importance of Just Culture in a company’s FDA program and some the basic principles and requirements for data and information protection.

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Course Code: TALS-73

Group discounts
Considerable discounts are available for multiple purchases (30+ users) of this course. To simplify company-wide implementation, you can also host this e-learning course on your company’s Learning Management.
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Course format

  • This self-study e-learning course requires approximately 1 hour of study, to be completed within 6 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity).
  • After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam/assessment.
  • The recommended level for this course is Entry-level.
  • Student performance will be based on an exam/assessment. Please refer to the Exam/Assessment Information below for more details.

Registration information

Important: Please note that if you are purchasing courses for more than one person, you must create a User Account for each individual. Registration and payment must be done through each User Account. You cannot use one User Account to purchase courses for multiple individuals. However, you may pay for multiple individuals by one credit card or bank transfer through each individual’s User Account. If you pay by bank transfer, please attach a copy of the bank transfer issued by the sender’s bank to each individual’s order.


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Course fee by user
USD 100

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Outline the regulatory requirements and industry best practices in flight data analysis (FDA)
  • Summarize the fundamental requirements for FDA
  • Explain how FDA fits in Safety Assurance and Safety Risk Management
  • Outline requirements for Data Protection within an organization’s FDA program

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Regulations, standards and recommended practices (SARPs) related to FDA
  • Requirements for FDA
  • FDA role in Safety Assurance and Safety Risk Management
  • Data Protection Regulations

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Flight data analysts
  • Airline managers and safety managers
  • Pilots
  • Technical Service Engineers and Performance Engineers

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam/assessment, you will be awarded a Certificate that you can print for your records.

Exam/Assessment information

Please read the IATA Training Unsupervised Online Examination Student User Guide for Partner-taught or Self-study exams.

  • Method: Unsupervised online exam The exam/assessment can be taken at any time at your convenience.
  • Format: 20 multiple-choice questions
  • Time allowance: 1 hour
  • Passing grade: 70% correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

Important note: The exam/assessment should be accessed after you have completed the course module. Once you have started the assessment you can no longer access the course module.

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