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AVT 2167 Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Navigation & Planning

Principles of aeronautical charts, national airspace system, aircraft navigation instruments, navigational systems and global differences in navigational operations. Air traffic control procedures and pilot responsibilities as they relate to enroute operations, terminal area and radar operations; including instrument departure and approach procedures.

Prerequisites: AVT 1119

Course Outcomes
  • Comprehend and apply aeronautical publications including Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) and their applicability to the flight environment.
  • Identify and apply federal aviation regulations related to aircraft dispatch when planning instrument flight operations in the national airspace system.
  • Comprehend and apply the principles of precision and non-precision instrument flight procedures for departure, enroute, arrival and their relationship to weather in flight planning.
  • Comprehend air traffic operations for enroute and terminal areas. Understand the use of radar and the execution of instrument departure and approach procedures.
  • Comprehend and apply principles of navigational systems including VOR, NDB, and GPS and limitations of flight instruments and navigational systems as it applies to flight planning.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 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
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 7
Meets: T from 3:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 7
Meets: T from
3:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: 101