Oct 04, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

AOTP 1340 - Instrument Pilot Simulator

Credit hours: 2 (Lecture = 0.5; Lab = 1)

Prerequisites: Student must hold a Private Pilot, Airplane Single-Engine Land Certificate.

Course Description:
This course provides the classroom instruction required for instrument flight training and the FAA Instrument-Airplane Knowledge Test.  Topics include flight by instrument reference, flight physiology, IFR aircraft operations and procedures, radio navigation, en route charts, instrument approach procedures, flight planning, weather, and IFR regulations.  Students that complete the course satisfactorily may earn the required endorsement to take the FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test.  Students are required to be enrolled in, or have completed, this course prior to beginning Instrument flight training.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the operation of aircraft in accordance with FARs, AFMs, and approved procedures and policies.
  2. Interpret en route and terminal charts and approach plates.
  3. Describe and demonstrate use of VOR equipment and navigation.
  4. Describe and demonstrate use of GPS equipment and navigation.