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AVT 1170 Instrument Pilot Ground School

Basic nonvisual cockpit instrument reference education, including principles of basic attitude instrument flight and limitations of flight instruments, instrument flight procedures for departure, en-route and arrival operations, federal aviation regulations, weather factors and emergency situations.

Prerequisites: AVT 1110

Course Outcomes
  • Comprehend and apply principles of basic attitude instrument flight and limitations of flight instruments while considering diverse physiological responses.
  • Comprehend and demonstrate the use of instrument flight procedures during departure, enroute, and arrival operations.
  • Identify and apply federal aviation regulations to instrument flight operations in the national airspace system.
  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize, assess, and respond appropriately to emergency situations and identify sources of weather information. Comprehend and analyze weather factors, hazards, and weather conditions.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 226
Faculty: Bell
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Note: A Term Fixed Wing Students Only
Open Seats: 21
Meets: TTH from 1:30PM to 4:10PM
Section: A01
Open Seats: 21
Meets: TTH from
1:30PM to 4:10PM
Section: A01