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Sinclair College

AVT 1241 Blind Flying Hazards

Provides pilots with an understanding of spatial disorientation, its causes and prevention and techniques for safe recovery. Two lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: DEV 0035 

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human eye and inner ear and how they contribute to orientation in flight. Demonstrate actual disorientation experience in a formal lab setting (GAT-II).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of situations that contribute to spatial disorientation, and how to avoid them. Demonstrate actual disorientation experience in a formal lab setting (GAT-II).
  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize and deal with the effects of spatial disorientation. Demonstrate actual disorientation experience in a formal lab setting (GAT-II).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the capabilities and limitations of sensory organs, how they contribute to spatial disorientation, and the varying degrees of disorientation. Demonstrate actual disorientation experience in a formal lab setting (GAT-II).

Credit Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 2