Training Programs

Initial and Recurrent Training

Before being employed by Keewatin Air as a flight crew member, each pilot must undergo extensive initial and recurrent training. This education is presented in three separate components: Ground School, Simulator Training, and Line Indoctrination.

Ground School

  • Aeromedical
  • Aeroplane Surface Contamination
  • Airborne Icing
  • Aircraft Technical Training
  • Arctic Survival
  • Back Safety
  • Company Indoctrination
  • CFIT
  • CRM
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Elementary Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Flight Training
  • GPU
  • Gravel Ops
  • Ground Handling

Every component of their training and orientation is documented on the employee's training record.


Simulator Training

  • High Altitude
  • Human Factors
  • Journey Log
  • Low Energy Awareness
  • MCM Training
  • Medical Equipment Training
  • MEL Training
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Pilot Supervisor
  • Lower Than Standard
  • RNAV Ground and  Flight Training (KLN90B and Garmin 1000)
  • RVSM
  • Segmented Weights
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Weather Radar

Specialized Training Facilities

All flight crews receive initial and recurrent simulator training at specialized training facilities in the USA. FlightSafety International facilitates our King Air (Wichita, KS) and LearJet (Tucson, AZ) training in their advanced-technology equipment, vertically integrated design, superior visual systems, and highest-fidelity displays, including those equipped with all-glass technology.

Garmin 1000 Flight Instrument


All our King Airs are outfitted with the Garmin 1000 integrated flight instrument system. This system is a replacement for the conventional flight instruments and avionics and is composed of two display units. FlightSafety International boasts the only G1000 full-motion flight simulator at their facility in Wichita, KS.

Garmin 1000 Flight Instrument
Garmin 1000 Display


All our Pilatus PC12 initial training is completed at SIMCOM in Orlando, FL. They are the authorized training provider for the Pilatus PC12, and the simulator is equipped with the latest avionics configuration.