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

AOTP 1360 - Instrument Flight Practicum

Credit hours: 2

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

Corequisites: AOTP 1340 - Instrument Pilot Simulator  

Course Description:
This course provides the training required for the FAA Instrument Airplane Rating.  It includes 38 hours of dual flight instruction and 9 hours of ground instruction and pre-/post-flight briefings with an FAA approved flight instructor. The course requirements are met when the student earns the FAA Instrument Rating.

AOTP 1360 Instrument Flight Practicum will be done as a credit course via a stand-alone non-college FAA 141 Certified Flight School.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate methods in IFR flight planning and demonstrate the ability to make a valid go / no-go decision.
  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.