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Airline and Flight Operations - AVFO


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Plan flights accounting for meteorological conditions.
  • Describe meteorological services available to pilots.
  • Explain the use of weather maps and prognostic charts.
  • Describe factors in navigation.
  • Plan flights using charts and weather reports.
  • Explain navigation using radio systems including:
    • VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR) systems
    • Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) systems
    • Long Range Area Navigation (LORAN)
    • Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)
    • ATS Radar (including Precision Approach Radar (PAR))
    • Transponder
    • Global Positioning System (GPS).
  • Demonstrate navigation techniques, using aircraft instruments, charts, weather reports.
  • Describe factors in commercial flight operations.
  • Describe factors in commercial flight operations.
  • Explain aircraft performance charts including complex A/C.
  • Explain weight and balance calculations including complex A/C.

Effective as of Winter 2010

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