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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AVIA 390 - Introduction to Terminal Instrument Procedures

Credits: 5
An introduction to the United States Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS) and examines methods and criteria for the formulation, review, approval and the publishing of procedures for IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) operations to and from civil and military airports. Material covered includes obstacle clearance, airspace, descent gradients, Performance Based Navigation (PBN) requirements, and related documentation.

Enrollment Requirement: Admission into the BAS in Aeronautical Science degree.

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

  1. Outline the methods and criteria for development.approval, and publication of Instrument Flight Rule procedures in the National Airspace System.
  2. Apply an understanding of the procedural requirements for obstacle clearance, descent gradients, airspace classifications, and performance based navigation environments.

Program Outcomes
  1. Prepare for a position in the aviation industry.
  2. Employ their understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
  3. 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
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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