AV 112 : Technically Advanced Aircraft

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Technically Advanced Aircraft



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Covers the differences in design, handling characteristics, capability and operation of complex avionics packages in today’s modern aircraft. Concentrates on the Garmin 430, Garmin 500, Garmin 750, and Garmin 1000 glass cockpit systems, providing hands-on training in the programming and utilization of advanced automated flight decks.

Learning outcomes

1. Interpret flight and navigation instrument information displayed on the PFD.
2. Select presentation modes, flight modes, communication and navigation modes, and methods of mode selection and cancellation.
3. Perform basic flight planning functions along with determining which sources drive which displays or instruments.
4. Perform en-route flight plan modifications related to visual and instrument flight.
5. Explain the integration and relationship between the advanced avionics and autopilot systems.
6. Identify basic display type malfunctions, identify the source, and take appropriate corrective action.

Content outline

Garmin 430, 650, G1000
TAA Electronic Instruments
Automated Flight Control
Information Systems

Required materials

Requires textbook and/or online learning materials.

Grading methods

This course is assessed through participation, homework, exams, and a final exam.

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