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2021-2022 Catalog 
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AVIA 218 - Commercial Pilot Ground School

Credits: 5
Topics include navigation, weather, advanced aircraft performance, high-power engine operation, multi-engine factors, regulations, weight shift, instrument flight and communication, and airspace. FAA Part 141 approved. Prepares students for the FAA Commercial Pilot written exam.

Enrollment Requirement: AVIA 111  or instructor consent.

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

  1. Identify the knowledge and skill requirements for obtaining a Commercial Pilot Certificate.
  2. Apply their understanding of advanced aircraft systems, aerodynamics, Commercial flying, navigation, and system safety.
  3. Interpret Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to Commercial flight.
  4. Implement the proper procedures used with navigation charts and equipment needed for Commercial flight.
  5. Demonstrate their understanding of Commercial 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.
  3. Prepare for an entry-level position as a fixed-wing Commercial Pilot.

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.

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