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AVM 165 - Communication and Navigation

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Basic units will involve study of autopilot systems, servo systems, approach coupling systems, navigation systems, electronic communication systems, antenna systems, static pressure systems, flight instrument systems and all position-indicating systems.
Competencies
  1. Inspect, check, and troubleshoot autopilot, servos and approach coupling systems
    1. Explain basic types of autopilot systems
    2. Explain electro-electronic autopilot system. Explanation of this system will include the following components
  2. Inspect, check and service aircraft electronic communication and navigation systems, including VHF passenger address interphones and static discharge devices, aircraft VOR, ILS, LORN, radar beacon transponders, flight management computers and GPWS.
    1. Explain Federal Communications Commission regulations pertaining to two-way radio operation
    2. Describe types and installation of Aircraft Electronic Communications and Navigation Equipment
  3. Inspect and repair antenna and electronic equipment installations.
    1. Repair or replace aircraft antennas and related electronic equipment.
    2. Identify and describe purpose of static dischargers.
  4. Install instruments and perform a static pressure system leak test
    1. Properly handle and store instruments
    2. Install instrument panels and instruments and perform a Static Pressure System Leak Test
  5. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair electronic flight instrument systems and both mechanical and electrical heading, speed, altitude, temperature, pressure and position indicating systems to include the use of built-in test equipment
    1. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair instrument systems



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