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

AER 213 Avionics

Lecture: 2 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course covers standard navigational and communications equipment and theory. Emphasis is placed on aviation radio spectrum, VHF omnirange, ILS, ADF, transponders, weather radar, flight directors, and autopilots. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize VOR, ADF, ILS, GPS, flight directors, HSI’s, and autopilots in the flight environment.

Course is typically offered in Fall.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Examine the history and meaning of avionics.
  2. Summarize the various aviation bands and frequencies.
  3. Evaluate the different forms of communication systems employed in the flight environment.
  4. Explain the operational aspects of navigational Systems employed in the flight environment.
  5. Illustrate the importance of global positioning satellites.
  6. Examine some of the latest communications / navigational systems employed today.