Dec 06, 2023
A SIM 326 - Advanced Cockpit Technologies Flight Credits: 2
Focuses on modern aircraft cockpit design. Includes discussion of glass cockpit technology, Flight Management Systems (FMS), GPS navigation, and modern aircraft design. Emphasis will be placed on familiarizing pilots with system designs that they can expect to see in modern corporate and commercial aircraft with emphasis on line oriented flight training (LOFT).
Enrollment Requirement: Admission to BAS in Aeronautical Science degree; and A SIM 324 ; or instructor consent. Student must have FAA Commercial ASEL with instrument rating or FAA Commercial AMEL with instrument rating.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Apply their understanding of aircraft flight instruments, visual and attitude instrument flying, and navigation.
- Analyze and interpret Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to commercial, corporate, and air carrier operations.
- Demonstrate the ability to control aircraft and predict performance.
- Explain and operate various advanced aircraft and 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.
- Prepare for an entry-level position as a fixed-wing Commercial Pilot.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- 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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