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AVT 1133 Instruments/Communications

Inspection, removal and installation of flight instruments and controls to include gyroscopic and magnetic instruments, pitot-static lines, wiring and legal repairs by mechanics. Communications equipment operation, inspection, removal and installation of radios, antennas, coax cables, wave guides and next generation of combination instrument/communication equipment to include GPS/satellite communication. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of federal and international regulations governing aircraft communication equipment operation and maintenance, and documentation requirements for various communication and navigation equipment removal, installation, and adjustment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of aircraft flight instruments and displays to include removal, repair, installation, and post-maintenance airworthiness checks.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the operation, removal and replacement, and repair of GPS and satellite equipment installed in aircraft for navigation and communication.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3