2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

AVT 115 - Instrument Pilot Airplane Ground

Description: Instrument navigation, Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) traffic system procedures, dead reckoning, IFR Radio navigation, use of various instrumentation systems, IFR charts, weather reports and forecasts, transponders, radars, radio aids, anti-icing/deicing systems, preflight checks, aeronautical decision making.

Prerequisites: Admission into the Aerospace Science program.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 4
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Federal Aviation Regulations of this chapter that apply to flight operations under IFR
  2. Appropriate information that applies to flight operations under IFR in the "Aeronautical Information Manual"
  3. Air Traffic Control system and procedures for instrument flight operations
  4. IFR navigation and approaches by use of navigation systems
  5. Use of IFRen route and instrument approach procedure charts
  6. Procurement and use of aviation weather reports and forecasts of weather conditions
  7. Safe and efficient operation of aircraft under instrument flight rules and conditions
  8. Recognition of critical weather situations and windshear avoidance
  9. Aeronautical decision making and judgment
  10. Crew resource management, including crew communication and coordination

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing the requirements of 14CFR Part 61.65(b). (1-10)