Out of practice on aviation policy and regulations? Stay up to date with ARSA training! Our courses have IA acceptance from the FAA, and our instructors have trained thousands of aviation professionals over the last 25 years with a primary focus on the requirements of Title 14 CFR pertaining to design, production, and maintenance.

Online training

ARSA’s online training courses are open to anyone interested in learning more about the business of aviation, particularly on regulatory safety subjects. The association revises these courses often, and they are accessible through the WebEx platform.

ARSA’s offering weekly webinars with experts from Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein  to address a variety of business and compliance issues confronting the aviation industry. Instructors will work off a PowerPoint presentation which will be provided to participants. Click here to view the online training.

Private training

Interested in catered curriculum? Private training is available through the Association’s management firm, Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein. Courses can be presented online or at your company facility. Materials are customized to the particular operation and are presented in 2, 4, 6 or 8-hour segments, allowing companies to “mix and match” content as desired. All courses are eligible for IA-renewal credit. If interested in scheduling an in-person training course at your facility, contact us for rates and available dates.

Course descriptions

Complying with part 145 (table of contents)

This course covers each section of 14 CFR part 145, the regulation governing FAA-certificated repair stations. The instructor covers the regulation, applicable guidance material and gives real-word examples of how the regulations and business do (or should) intersect. This curriculum is beneficial for management, supervisors, administrative personnel, and persons issuing approvals for return to service.

Regulation 101: Law for the aviation professional (table of contents)

This course provides an overview of basic administrative law, the policy makers in charge, and the regulations and guidance materials that dictate day-to-day decisions on purchasing, designing, manufacturing, operating, maintaining, or selling civil aviation products and parts. The curriculum provides top management, purchasing agents, quality control, and assurance personnel, mechanics, inspectors, and supervisors with a comprehensive understanding of the regulations that govern activities in the civil aviation industry.

International law and compliance for the aviation business (table of contents)

The aviation marketplace is no longer limited by geographic boundaries. Tapping into international markets provides aviation entities an unparalleled opportunity to expand capital and resources, and to improve the “bottom line.” However, with international interaction come new regulations and guidance which can pose unique challenges to a business. From bilateral agreements to maintenance implementation procedures, the curriculum covers the pertinent regulations and guidance impacting the contemporary international aviation community, and offers effective methods to ensure that your business avoids potential violations.

Making audits worthwhile (table of contents)

This course addresses with differences between regulatory compliance and business requirements, the interface between the repair station, the government, and the customer (since all three must work together), and how to respond effectively to audit findings.

Regulations impacting the sale, purchase, receiving, inspection, and stocking of aircraft parts (table of contents)

This course gives an overview of the federal regulations applicable to the sale, purchase, receiving, inspection, and stocking of aircraft parts. The curriculum will benefit any person involved in the design, production, or maintenance of civil aviation articles, aviation sales, and purchasing agents, and representatives, or aviation executives, managers, supervisors, inspectors, auditors, technicians, and support staff.

Part 21: Certification procedures for products and parts (table of contents)

This course gives a general business overview of the aviation safety regulations governing certification procedures for products and parts; the curriculum covers each section of 14 CFR part 21.