The deadline has come and gone for flight instructors to meet the TSA's initial security awareness training deadline of January 18. But many instructors still have questions or have had problems with TSA's online training course.
AOPA can help.
"TSA has told us that they are much more concerned about instructors and flight school employees getting the security awareness information than they are about chasing after missed deadlines," said Andy Cebula, AOPA senior vice president of Government and Technical Affairs. "So get the training as soon as you can. And if you have problems, call our Pilot Information Center." (800/USA-AOPA)
Some instructors have told AOPA that they've had problems with TSA's online course, or they couldn't print out the graduation certificate.
AOPA's aviation technical specialists can help instructors resolve any issues with accessing TSA's security awareness training module or with printing the certificate. Simply call the AOPA Pilot Information Center at 800/USA-AOPA (800/872-2672).
And check AOPA Online. AOPA expects another resolution to the printing problem shortly.
Remember that active flight instructors and flight school employees are required to complete security training. For more information, see AOPA's comprehensive online guide.
January 21, 2005