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FTL - Flight Time Limitations & Fatigue Management Training

The course covers topics related to flight time limitations for EASA operators, and fatigue in aviation. Fatigue management refers to the methods by which aviation service providers and operational personnel address the safety implications of fatigue. This course is suitable for all flight crew, dispatchers, and management personnel involved in flight operations. 
Duration: 1:30 hrs


The course covers relevant topics for Fatigue Management for flight crew and other personnel involved with flight operations. This course also includes the FTL, Flight Time Limitations for EASA. The emphasis of the course is to prevent fatigue and how to detect fatigue at an early stage.  EASA compliant. A final test completes the course and a course completion certificate will be sent automatically to you. 

Course contents - FTL

▪ Definitions
▪ Regulations
▪ Home base
▪ Limitations
▪ Flight Duty Period
▪ Other duties
▪ Responsibilities
▪ Acclimatised
▪ Reference time

▪ Unknown state
▪ Different reporting times
▪ Split duty
▪ Extensions
▪ In-flight rest
▪ Commanders discretion
▪ Rest periods
▪ Disruptive schedules
▪ Airport standby
▪ Standby other than airport standby
▪ Reserve
▪ Theoretical knowledge test

Course contents - Fatigue Management Training

▪ Definition
▪ Fatigue in Aviation
▪ Fit for duty
▪ Documentation References
▪ Training Requirement

Basics of Fatigue
▪ Sleepiness vs Fatigue
▪ Fatigue types
▪ Circadian Rhythm
▪ Body Process
▪ Circadian Low
▪ Sleep debt
▪ Accumulation of Sleep debt
▪ Phases of Sleep
▪ REM Sleep
▪ Power Nap
▪ Sleep Disorders
▪ Signs and Symptoms of Fatigue
▪ Contributing Factors

Jet Lag
▪ Jet Lag Symptoms
▪ Body Clock Mismatch
▪ Direction of Time Zone Change
▪ Recommendations
▪ Layover Principle
▪ Key Points

▪ Employers
▪ Personal Strategy
▪ Unusual Events
▪ Don’t’s
▪ Do’s
▪ Reporting


This course is delivered via the Qrosscheck Education 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.


This course is developed to meet the recommendations and standards of EASA
References:ICAO Doc 9966, ICAO/IATA Fatigue Management Guide for Airline Operators, EASA ORO.FTL.250

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