Dec 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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A SIM 216 - Basic Instrument Flight Simulation

Credits: 2
Flight simulation activity that provides hands-on experience with flight operations in instrument meteorological conditions using an FAA approved flight simulator. Applied learning topics include preflight preparation and procedures; air traffic control clearances and procedures; flight by reference to instruments; navigation systems; instrument approach procedures; emergency operations; and post flight procedures. Students gain introductory experience in the flight operations specified in 14 CFR 141, Appendix C, Paragraph 4(d) for the FAA Instrument, Airplane rating.

Enrollment Requirement: A SIM 111  and AVIA 216 ; or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Apply their understanding of aircraft flight instruments, attitude instrument flying, and instrument navigation.
  2. Analyze and interpret Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to IFR flight.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to control aircraft and predict performance.
  4. Explain and use various navigation systems.
  5. Develop the ability to safely and efficiently operate in the National Airspace System.

Program Outcomes
  1. Employ their understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
  2. Demonstrate their ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and diverse team of aviation professionals through proficiency in the skills and technology used in the aviation industry.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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