Instrument Flight – AVIA 320

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course will provide basic instrument flight training. The course will require approximately 35 hours and will include a combination of both aircraft and simulator flight training. The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of Air Traffic Control procedures, airway navigation, and both precision and non-precision instrument approaches. This course will prepare the student for the FAA Instrument Practical Test.


AVIA 310 (may be taken concurrently) and AVIA 225 and AVIA 220 and Flight training affiliate with a score of 5


The purpose of this course is to integrate the information and skills learned in the Instrument Ground course with the actual in-flight requirements of the FAA Part 141 instrument flight training syllabus. Completion of this course leads to an endorsement to take the FAA Instrument Practical examination.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate multi-leg cross country flights.
  2. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of Instrument approach procedures .
  3. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of regulations pertaining to Instrument flight.
  4. Pass the End-of-Course stage check.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Class Introduction

Student to submit a brief written introduction to the professor and fellow classmates via Blackboard. Specific elements described in the assignment are to be included.

Flight Course Student Expectations Quiz

This quiz consists of questions that were pulled from content within the FTA Student Handbook, and the student video presentations attached in the reading and study section of module 1. This is an open book and open video exam that consists of 20 questions (multiple choice, true/false, and short answer). This exam is required and will provide you with some very important information for your success.

The information is from your Liberty University School of Aeronautics Flight Training Affiliate Student Handbook: (and) The following video presentation on flight student expectations:


Student to prepare, record, and submit a 5 to 7-minute presentation on one of the course topics chosen from a list of topics provided by the course professor.

Meeting with Professor

Each student will meet with the professor for either a Skype meeting or over the phone depending on technology available.

Quizzes (2)

Both quizzes will cover the Reading & Study material for the assigned modules/weeks. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 20 true/false and multiple-choice questions and 2 essay questions, and have a 1-hour and 30-minute time limit.

Progress Reports/Weekly Training Journal (15)

Student to submit via Blackboard a written summary of training completed during the week. This is to serve as an ongoing training journal, with biblical principles incorporated

FAA Written Test

Student to Upload a copy of exam results to Blackboard. Professor to enter test grade into Blackboard.