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

AVT 120 - Instrument Pilot Helicopter Ground

Description: Instrument navigation, Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) traffic system and 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.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 4
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. IFR regulations
  2. Charts and IFR approach procedures
  3. Procurement and use of weather forecasts
  4. Flight instrument function
  5. Aircraft performance capability
  6. Anti-icing systems
  7. Preflight checks
  8. Aeronautical decision making

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply Federal Regulations to IFR conditions. (1)
  2. Use dead reckoning procedures as they pertain to IFR navigation. (1)
  3. Navigate IFR by using radio aids. (1,3)
  4. Use VOR, ADF, GPS and ILS systems. (1,4)
  5. Procure and use aviation weather reports and forecasts. (3,8)
  6. Determine the function, use, and limitations of the flight instruments required for IFR flights. (2,5)
  7. Calculate aircraft performance capability for time enroute and fuel consumption based on wind, power consumption, altitude, and fuel reserves. (8)
  8. Apply anti-icing measurements to the airframe, fuel intake, and propeller/intake system. (6)
  9. Complete preflight instrument checks for avionics and navigation. (7)

Required Assessment:
  1. FAA written test.