Updated: Dec 8, 2020
Instrument Departure Procedures Lesson by wifiCFI
Instrument Departures are used to safely navigate an aircraft from takeoff to the en-route flight structure.
In this lesson we will examine a departure procedure from KOGD Airport.
The departure example in this lesson is an Obstacle Departure Procedure (ODP).
We suggest studying the ground school lesson entitled “Departure Procedures” prior to studying this lesson.
EMONT TWO DEPARTURE – Runway 03
Runway Takeoff Minimums
Textual Route Description
How to Fly the Departure
Instrument Rating ACS Standards
Establish proper two way radio communications.
Select, tune, and identify the proper navigation facility.
Comply with ATC/Examiner Clearances.
Use correct and proper departure publications.
Establish proper airplane configurations and airspeeds.
Maintain Altitude +/- 100’.
Maintain Heading +/- 10 Degrees.
Maintain Airspeed +/- 10 KIAS.
Maintain Course Deflection less than 3/4 scale.
Explain and use proper flight deck displays.
FAA Sources Used for This Lesson
Instrument Flying Handbook
Instrument Airmen Certification Standards (ACS)