Winter Operations Virtual Training

On Demand | ONLINE


This curriculum is designed to provide Airport Operators guidance to implement a well-rounded approach to their winter operations training needs. 

The information contained within this course reflects the current FAA Advisory Circulars pertaining to  (AC) 150/5210-20 Ground Vehicle Operations on Airports, AC 150/5200-30 Airport Winter Safety and Operations, AC 150/5220-20 Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment, FAA FAR part 139 Certification of Airports, and actual Airport Snow and Ice Control Plans.

This course is intended to educate the Airport Equipment Operator, Airport Operations Specialist, and other individuals performing Snow and Ice Control Measures on Airports. The information contained within is to provide each attendee sufficient knowledge of the following:
1. Human Factors that impact safety and efficiencies during winter operations.
2. The applicable regulations for Snow and Ice Control measures at FAR Part 139 Certificated and now certificated airports.
3. The Chemical and aggregate available to airports. How they are applied and performance expectations.
4. Aircraft Deicing impact on airport winter operations.
5. Safety Management System (SMS) applications during winter operations.
6. Interpreting and responding to Winter Weather Forecasting.
7. Snow and Ice Control Equipment.
8. Safe and applicable communication regulations, techniques and application.


This virtual training is $525 for the full two-day course.

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Aircraft Deicing


Applicable Regulations






Human Factors


Lunch Break


Material Resources




Snow Removal Equipment


Training Conclusion and Q&A


Welcome Remarks


Winter Weather Forecasting



Mr. Carlton E. Braley, Jr., A.A.E.

Assistant Airport Director
Manchester - Boston Regional Airport
Manchester, NH

Carlton Braley is the Assistant Director – Operations and Facilities at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Manchester NH. He began his career for the City of Manchester Department of Aviation April 1994. Carlton is the Academic Chairman for the International Aviation Snow Symposium, (IASS) Committee. Carlton has chaired and lead the development of the International Aviation Snow Academies offered at numerous industry conventions and on-site at airports. Carlton is married to his wife Doreen; they have two daughters, Amanda and Kelly, one son Carlton III , one grandson Justin and one on the way.