AVF 475

B-737 Pilot Simulator Familiarization

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 As needed Boca airport No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: AVF 474

At the completion of this course, students will have basic knowledge and skills for the operation of primary and secondary cockpit controls of the B-737. They will be able to perform normal take-offs and landings, climbs and descents and turns to headings. They will be able to control the aircraft in both visual and instrument flight conditions. In addition, they will practice and demonstrate basic understanding of steep turns, approach to stalls, emergency descents, instrument approaches and other advanced maneuvers. They also will experience abnormal and emergency flight situations and demonstrate a basic understanding of appropriate pilot responses. Includes 45 hours of instruction. Includes 20 hours in a full flight simulator (motion and visual). Ten hours will be pilot-in-command (PIC) instruction while occupying the captain position, and ten hours will be support duties from the first officer position, or as an observer. In addition, each four-hour simulator session will include a one-hour briefing and a one-hour debriefing.