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EGPWS (TAWS) & CFIT - Controlled Flight Into Terrain

This course covers topics to reduce the risk of a controlled flight into terrain with the usage of EGPWS ( TAWS). 

The course meets ICAO, FAA, and EASA recommendations for training.

Course duration: 40 minutes


The course meets the recommendation for training and is applicable for EASA, FAA, and the other ICAO States. It covers topics such as operational procedures to avoid a controlled flight into terrain as well as the functionality of EGPWS.

The course consists of a presentation followed by a final test. A certificate of completion will be automatically generated after completion.

Course duration: 40 min

License duration: 90 days
You will have 90 days access to the course, you can review the course as many times as you like. License extension? If you for any reason need additional time just get in contact with us.

Course contents

▪ Definition
▪ TAWS Classification
▪ CFIT Statistics
▪ CASA Part 135 Regulation (TAWS/GPWS)
▪ Components
▪ EGPWS Functionality
▪ EGPWS Databases
▪ Terrain Display
▪ Terrain Colors
▪ EGPWS Modes

▪ Mode 1 – Excessive Descent Rate
▪ Mode 2 – Excessive Closure Rate to Terrain
▪ Mode 3 – Descent After Take-off
▪ Mode 4 – Unsafe Terrain Clearance
▪ Mode 5 – Descent below Glideslope
▪ Mode 6 – Advisory Callouts
▪ Mode 7 – Windshear Alerting
▪ Look Ahead Terrain Alerting
▪ Premature Descent Alerting – PDA
▪ Aural Alert Priority
▪ Crew Actions
▪ SOP and Training


This course is delivered via the Qrosscheck Learning website. The e-learning course modifies itself depending on your screen, works on both computers and tablets. By purchasing this product you agree that the product will be used by a single individual for personal training and not in a classroom or commercial setting. Evidence of account sharing, commercial use, or excessive use will result in the early termination of the license.


ICAO, EASA and FAA training requirement is considered in the course. Course contents reference to QRH, FCOM, FCTM, safety guidance material, ICAO, FAA, EASA and SAE official documentations. 

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