A SIM 101 - Flight Procedures for Non-Pilots
Focuses on basic flying procedures, navigation, and communications technique. Flight simulation activity that provides hands-on experience with private pilot flight operations using an FAA approved flight simulator. Applied learning topics include preflight preparation and procedures; airport surface operations; takeoffs, landings. Designed for air traffic controllers or airline dispatcher applicants.
Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
Apply their understanding of aircraft systems, basic aerodynamics, VFR flying, and VFR navigation.
Analyze and interpret Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to VFR flight.
Demonstrate the ability to control aircraft and predict performance.
Explain and use various navigation systems.
Collaborate with the interdependent professional positions in aviation operations.
- 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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