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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AER 161 Flight-Instrument Pilot

Lecture: 0 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course covers instruction and training in instrument flight planning including IFR navigation, VOR, ILS, ADF, and compliance with ATC procedures. Emphasis is placed on approach and navigation procedures, including holding and missed approaches, and development of skill in executing en route and approach procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to plan and execute an IFR flight and demonstrate competencies required for the FAA instrument pilot flight exam. Attainment of the FAA Instrument Rating is required for course completion, which means that the student is responsible for obtaining all flight training at an offsite facility and will incur associated costs.

Pre-requisite(s): AER 151 .
Course is typically offered in Fall and Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate proper preflight preparation and procedures.
  2. Use proper Air Traffice Control procedures.
  3. Fly by reference to instruments.
  4. Use navigation systems properly.
  5. Demonstrate instrument approach procedures.
  6. Explain proper emergency procedures.
  7. Demonstrate proper postflight procedures.