May 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

AVIA 111 - Private Pilot Ground School

Credits: 5
Includes aerodynamics, navigation, weather, communications, regulations, flight physiology, weight balance, and other subjects preparatory to the FAA private pilot written exam.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify the knowledge and skill requirements for obtaining a Private Pilot Certificate.
  2. Apply their understanding of aircraft systems, basic aerodynamics, VFR flying, VFR navigation, and safety.
  3. Interpret Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to VFR flight.
  4. Demonstrate the proper procedures used with navigation charts and equipment needed for VFR flight.
  5. Exercise their understanding of Private Pilot knowledge through written FAA stage exams.

Program Outcomes
  1. Employ their understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
  2. Demonstrate their ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and diverse team of aviation professionals through proficiency in the skills and technology used in the aviation industry.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)