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Azipod 2-Day for Pilots (AZIPOD-2)

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2 Days

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Lecture and Simulation


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Course Description

The 2-day Azipod instruction course will instruct the attendee on the unique maneuvering techniques and characteristics of an Azipod propulsion system. The course divides the time between lectures and simulator work. Simulator training includes using the Azipod system in the "transit mode" (active rudders), "independent maneuvering" mode and the "joystick" mode. Simulation exercises are designed to provide a realistic transition from one mode to the next during all phases of maneuvering that is from "berth to berth".

What You Will Learn

  •   The theory, use and operation of Azipod Propulsion units

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MITAGS - Linthicum Heights, MD


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"I learned way more than I expected. Excellent class." Elissa DeLoach, Deloach Marine Services

"Dynamic Presenter. Course covers a lot of material." Jeffrey V. Conopask, USCG