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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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AVM 305 - Introduction to Aircraft Avionics and Instrument Systems

Credits: 3

Introduces basic flight instrument systems and navigation/communication electronic aids installed on General Aviation aircraft that weigh less than 12,500 lbs. The course includes both lecture and practical applications of these systems to include operation, inspection, fault analysis and repair. The student will be exposed to mechanical and electronic airframe and powerplant indication equipment including flight instrument systems for heading, speed, altitude, temperature, pressure, RPM, and position indicating. Emphasis will be placed on NAV/COMM systems found in modern light aircraft and associated antenna applications and installation methods. Pitot/Static instruments and systems are also discussed. Students practice inspection, service, fault analysis, installation and repair of these systems.

Three hours lecture and three hours lab a week.

Prerequisite: ECET 100 or AVM 111.

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K-State 8
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
Natural and Physical Sciences

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