Course Title: 4.04 Navigation 3

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6010 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 4.04 Navigation 3

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 42

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Course Contact: Raymond Meyer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9903

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Course Description

To provide the student with the necessary skills to navigate an aircraft using modem navigational equipment and to increase the students knowledge of the theory of navigation charts, instruments, and navigational systems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of module 3.06

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF937 4.04 Navigation 3


1. Describe and compare the properties of the charts used in aerial navigation.

2. Describe the time zones and convert from one to another.

3. List and describe the operation of flight instruments.

4. Describe radio wave propagation and the operation of Radio Navigation Aids.

5. Describe basic radar principles and the operation of weather radar, SSR and the radio altimeter.

6. Describe the methods for Route Navigation.

7. Describe the various types of Area Navigation Systems.

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Overview of Assessment

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