2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jun 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

AET 216 ATC Navigation Systems

Lecture: 1 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course introduces students to flight line testing of air traffic control transponders, ADS-B, TIS, TAS, traffic avoidance systems, and ELT systems. Topics include IFR 4000 ELT, IFR 6000 testing of common aviation navigation system components and associated antennas, and satellite navigational systems.  Upon completion of this course the student will be able to design an instrument panel, upload the design, and test it with IFR test equipment.

Pre-requisite(s): AET 110 AET 210  and AET 214 .
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. Using assigned software, design a general aviation instrument panel and upload the design to the Panel Planner in order to cutout the panel as it would apply to an avionics shop.
  2. Interpret provided schematics in order to draw a transponder wiring diagram as it interfaces with associated equipment.
  3. Meet manufacturers’ specifications for assembly, wire a transponder, successfully troubleshoot and configure by using the IFR 6000 test equipment.