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Autopilot Module Topics

Autopilot Module Topics

The following topics are included:

  • Differentiate between position and rate systems
  • Correlate the similarities between autopilots and human functioning
  • Diagram the autopilot control system
  • Describe the operation of the autotrim system
  • List the different modes and capabilities
  • Recount navigation tracking theory and limitations
  • Gain knowledge of navigation modes and their capabilities
  • Describe the function of accelerometers
  • List the inputs and outputs of a typical autopilot
  • Describe the operation of altitude alerters and preselectors Describe the operation of a flight director
  • Recount procedures for front and back course approaches
  • Describe procedures for GPS approaches
  • Formulate strategies for autocoupled approaches
  • Incorporate autopilot response into decision strategies
  • Recognize and evaluate failures
  • Supply better squawk reports
  • And much more