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AVT 115 - Flight/Instrument

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: AVT 101  AVT 103  AVT 105  
Co-requisites: AVT 111  

This course provides the student with the required flight training to obtain the instrument rating. The course includes necessary flight training as well as the requisite stage exams while preparing a student for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) instrument pilot practical exam. All training follows FAA Part 141 regulations. A second class medical certificate is required to take this course. The student must pass the FAA instrument pilot practical exam to obtain an instrument rating in order to successfully complete the course. The FAA required minimum flight hours in this course are 35 hours; however, the actual flight hours may vary based on student proficiency.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Perform all FAA maneuvers outlined in the Practical Testing Standards (PTS).
  2. Apply proper communication at controlled and uncontrolled airports.
  3. Obtain instrument standard weather briefings.
  4. Demonstrate instrument flight rules and proper planning procedures.
  5. Complete the necessary cross-country instrument flights.
  6. Pass the FAA instrument pilot practical exam.
Listed Topics
  1. Pre- and post-flight procedures
  2. Air Traffic Control clearances and procedures
  3. Flight of the aircraft by reference to the instruments
  4. Navigation aids
  5. Instrument approach procedures
  6. Emergency operations
Reference Materials
Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), instrument flight information charts, National Aeronautical Charting Office (NACO) and the Internet.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/05/2014

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