Simcom Aviation Training
SIMCOM Aviation Training provides professional simulator training for a wide range of piston engine, turboprop, and business jet aircraft in our simulators.
6989 Lee Vista Blvd.
Orlando
Florida
32822
United States

Piston Single-Engine Instrument Refresher

2-Day Piston Aviation Training

Intended for instrument rated pilots who operate piston -powered, single-engine aircraft, this two day course is comprised of four hours of classroom and six hours of simulator instruction.  Classroom study details proper use of checklists, instrument procedures, proper use of POH aircraft performance charts, weather basics and applicable FARs.  Simulator training consists of practice in most phases of an instrument flight from takeoff to landing.  Simulators used for this training represent either the Piper Malibu, Piper Mirage, or Cessna 300/400.  Offered at Orlando, Florida and Scottsdale, Arizona training center locations.    

All Centers
Day
Classroom
Simulator (Brief and De-Brief)
1A

Piston Single-Engine
Operations/Systems Operation
a. Preflight Checklist Use
b. Runup
c. Normal
d. Emergency Turns/Stall Series

Checklist Use
a. Normal
b. Emergency

Training Device Introduction
- Cockpit Familiarization
- T/D Avionics Operation

Checklist Use VFR Departure:
- Power Control & Settings
- Configuration Changes
- Steep Turns/Stall Series

VFR Arrival

 
 
 
1B
Instrument Procedures (radar & non-radar)
- Departure Planning & SIDs
- Enroute
- Arrival Planning & STARs
- Holding
- ILS / VOR / NDB Approaches
  With Variations
IFR Departure:
- IFR Basics Review
- Partial Panel
- Unusual Attitudes

IFR Approaches

 
 
 
2A
Performance Charts
  a. Normal
  b. Emergency

Weather
  a. Aircraft Systems
  b. Flight Planning
  c. Avoidance

IFR Departure:
Engine Failures
- Enroute
- Approach to Landing
- Take-off (multiple)

IFR Approaches

 
 
 
2B
Practical FAR's
IFR Departure:
- ILS (Wx at Minimums)
- Equipment Failures
- Missed Approach Procedure

Use of Autopilot While in IMC Engine Failures - IP Options


Training Time Allocation
 
 
Per Day
Total
Classroom
2.0
4.0
Simulator
3.0
*6.0
Brief/Debrief
1.0
2.0
 
 
6.0
12.0
*If paired with another student, an additional 6.0 hours of right seat simulator observation time may be available.