Airplane Flight Instruments and Navigation Equipment

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Exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with managing instruments appropriate for an IFR flight.

Operation of their airplane’s applicable flight instrument system(s) including:
a. Pitot-static instrument system: altimeter, airspeed indicator, vertical speed indicator
b. Gyroscopic/electric/vacuum instrument system: attitude indicator, heading indicator, turn-and-slip indicator/turn coordinator
c. Electrical systems, electronic flight instrument displays (PFD, MFD), transponder, and ADS-B
d. Magnetic compass
Operation of their airplane’s applicable navigation system(s) including:
a. VOR, DME, ILS, marker beacon receiver/indicators
b. RNAV, GPS, Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), FMS, autopilot

Risk Management
Identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing:
Monitor and manage automated systems.
The difference between approved and non-approved navigation devices.
Common failure modes of flight and navigation instruments.
The limitations of electronic flight bags.
Currency of navigation databases.

Operate and manage installed instruments and navigation equipment.