AV 215 : Instrument Helicopter

Transcript title

Instrument Helicopter



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours



AV 115 (or Private Pilot Certificate).

Course Description

The instrument rating ground school for helicopter prepares students for the FAA Instrument knowledge test and an FAA Instrument Rating. Includes an in-depth study of aircraft flight instruments, basic attitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aviation weather, applicable FARs, and the instrument charts required for IFR flight.

Course learning outcomes

1. Develop the knowledge necessary to comprehend fundamental concepts of flight, solely by reference to flight instruments.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to instrument flight.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the National Airspace System.
4. Apply instrument flight concepts to flight in instrument meteorological conditions.
5. Demonstrate the tasks of instrument flight planning.
6. Prepare for the FAA Instrument Knowledge Exam.
7. Academically prepare for the FAA Private Pilot ground evaluation.

Content outline

Flight Instruments Navigation Regulations Departures Enroute Arrivals IFR Flight Planning Weather/ ATC

Required materials

Requires textbook and/or online learning materials.

Outside of

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