- Instructional Hours: 72
- Outside Effort Hours: 90
- Course Number: 10486111
- Credits: 3.00
Introduces avionics systems which will provide the student with the knowledge to understand the operation of communication and navigation components and systems. Emphasis is on familiarization with avionics systems used on aircraft and how these systems are utilized by the flight crew. Avionics systems introduce the following: Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range (VOR), Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Marker Beacon, Long-Range Navigation (LORAN C), Automatic Direction Finder (ADF), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Area Navigation (RNAV), Global Position Systems (GPS), Very High Frequency Communication Systems (VHF Com.), Audio Control Systems, Radar Altimeters, Transponders, Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS), and Weather Radar Systems.
Prereq: Introduction to Aeronautics (10486124 or 10402124), DC Circuits 1 (10660110), DC Circuits 2 (10660111), DC Circuits 3 (10620103) and AC Circuits 1 (10660114)