May 26, 2022
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.
- Inspect, check, and troubleshoot autopilot, servos and approach coupling systems
- Explain basic types of autopilot systems
- Explain electro-electronic autopilot system. Explanation of this system will include the following components
- 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.
- Explain Federal Communications Commission regulations pertaining to two-way radio operation
- Describe types and installation of Aircraft Electronic Communications and Navigation Equipment
- Inspect and repair antenna and electronic equipment installations.
- Repair or replace aircraft antennas and related electronic equipment.
- Identify and describe purpose of static dischargers.
- Install instruments and perform a static pressure system leak test
- Properly handle and store instruments
- Install instrument panels and instruments and perform a Static Pressure System Leak Test
- 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
- Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair instrument systems
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