5.2 Certifications and Training

5.2.1 UTMC MIL-STD1553 & 1773 Training

May 1995
Test Systems Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona
Completed UTMC MIL-STD1553 Training Seminar
Class covered multiplexing, definitions, encoding and formats; 1553 protocol, terminal operation, hardware characteristics; hardware design; system design; software design; testing philosophy and phases; test requirements; test equipment.

5.2.2 Business Plan Training

August 1998
United States Small Business Administration
Washington DC
Completed SCORE Business Plan Training.

5.2.3 High Altitude Training

December 1994
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
Patuxent River, MD
Completed NATOPS Flight Personnel High Altitude Aviation Physiology Training.
Class covered high altitude physics and physiology, night vision techniques, aviation oxygen breathing apparatus training, hypobaric chamber depressurization to equivalent pressure of 25,000 ft. breathing with no oxygen assistance for 4 minutes at maximum altitude to experience symptoms of hypoxia.

5.2.4 Water Survival Training

December 1994
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
Patuxent River, MD
Completed Naval Aviation Water Survival Training.
Class covered aircraft egress; parachute descent, drag, and disentanglement escape techniques; ocean helicopter rescue skills; water survival equipment training; flare guns; radios; life raft ingress and egress; survival swimming; extended duration sea survival skills.

5.2.5 International Morse Code

Trained to send and receive international Morse Code.
June 1992
Received 5 WPM rating
December 1992
Received 13 WPM rating
January 1994
Received 20 WPM rating

5.2.6 CPR/First Aid

Received regular first aid and CPR training since 1989

5.2.7 Amateur Radio Operator

Under Construction