Advanced Avionics

This section introduces the pilot to flight operations in aircraft with the latest integrated “glass cockpit” advanced avionics systems. Since the requirements can be updated and the regulations can change, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommends that you contact your local Flight Standards District Office (FSDO), where FAA personnel can assist you with questions regarding advanced avionics equipment flight training and/or advanced avionics equipment questions about your aircraft.

  1. Introduction to Advanced Avionics
  2. Electronic Flight Instruments
  3. Navigation
  4. Automated Flight Control
  5. Information Systems

The information found in this section is based upon the information found in the Advanced Avionics Handbook published by the FAA.

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