Dec 08, 2023
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.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Apply their understanding of aircraft flight instruments, attitude instrument flying, and instrument navigation.
- Analyze and interpret Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to IFR flight.
- Demonstrate the ability to control aircraft and predict performance.
- Explain and use various navigation systems.
- Develop the ability to safely and efficiently operate in the National Airspace System.
- Employ their understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
- 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.
- 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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