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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

AET 212 Aviation Communication Systems

Lecture: 1 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course introduces students to the concepts and practical maintenance of VHF and UHF communications, as well as inter-cabin communication. Topics include VHF and UHF communications, inter-cabin communication systems, the associated wiring, antennas, bench and ramp testing of components. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and explain communication wiring, components, schematics, and troubleshooting techniques for aviation communication systems.

Pre-requisite(s): AET 110  and AET 210  
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. Identify the wires associated with the communication aspects of the avionics system and explain in a report the operation of each wire.
  2. Troubleshoot the communication system by using appropriate manufacturers’ schematics and correctly identify the faulty discrepancy.
  3. Install an antenna by using AC 43.13-2A and manufacturer’s installation manual following all required procedures and successfully testing installed antennas.