AV 112 : Technically Advanced Aircraft

Transcript title

Technically Advanced Aircraft



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Lecture hours


Other hours


Prerequisites with concurrency

AV 210 or AV 215.


Covers principles and operation of technologically advanced avionics systems in modern aircraft. Provides classroom discussion and hands-on training in programming and using electronic flight instruments, navigation radios, information systems, and technology safety/risk management.

Learning outcomes

1. Interpret and evaluate flight and navigation information displayed on the primary flight display and multi-function display.
2. Demonstrate ability to use electronic flight planning and information systems software and displays.
3. Describe functions and modes of basic autopilots and flight directors.
4. Identify electronic display type malfunctions, identify the source, and take appropriate corrective action.
5. Incorporate advanced technology risk assessment and management into flight planning tasks.

Content outline

GPS systems
TAA Electronic Instruments
Electronic Navigation Principles
Automated Flight Control
Information Systems
Electronic Flight Planning tools
Advanced Avionics Risk Management

Required materials

Requires textbook and/or online learning materials.

Grading methods

This course is assessed through participation, homework, discussion questions, project, and a final exam.

Outside of

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