2020-2021 Catalog 
    Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

AVT 124 - Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control Radar Operation

Description: Theory and fundamentals of radar operation as it pertains to the National Airspace System, Oceanic and International Air Traffic Control, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Prerequisites: AVT 122  and AVT 123 .

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Radar fundamentals
  2. Radar separation
  3. Operation in the National Airspace System (NAS)
  4. Oceanic and International Air Control
  5. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify the types of air traffic control radar. (1)
  2. Operate a computerized radar system. (1)
  3. Identify separation standards, (2)
  4. Describe instrument flight rules (IFR) and visual flight rules (VFR) flight as they pertain to the NAS (3)
  5. Identify international, Canadian, Atlantic and European air traffic control procedures. (4)
  6. Describe the structure of the FAA. (5)
  7. Distinguish between FAA control facilities, contract services, and Flight Service Stations. (5)