Aviation Courses

2011-12 Aviation Courses

AV 101 - Introduction to Aviation
This course introduces the student to the Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM). Designed to build an understanding of the pilot credentials required for a career in aviation and help students explore various career options. A variety of employment opportunities are investigated, including commercial, business, corporate, military and general aviation-related business. Emphasis will be given to careers in operations and flight technology. Airplane and helicopter pilot careers will be emphasized. Credits: 3 Lecture: 3 Textbook: 2011 FAR/AIM

AV 104 - Introduction to Aircraft Systems
Introduces the student to the training aircraft that are used in general aviation, and will look in detail at those aircraft used in this program. Aircraft in current use for training by industry will be studied and emphasis placed on basic aircraft systems operations, including emergencies. Applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, including the use of Minimum Equipment Lists, will be studied. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4 Textbook: Aircraft Systems for Pilots. Jeppesen

AV 108 - Meteorology I
A survey course in atmospheric science that covers weather basics and atmospheric circulations. Included is a systematic development of the following: the atmosphere, energy and temperature, wind, atmospheric moisture, horizontal and vertical pressure patterns, clouds, atmospheric circulation, stability, air masses, fronts, fog, icing, thunderstorms, jet streams and turbulence. Students will study surface weather observations, routine weather reports and forecasts, surface maps and constant pressure maps. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4 Textbook: Jesppesen Aviation Weather

AV 110 - Private Pilot - Airplane
Provides initial ground instruction in aeronautical skills and knowledge for the FAA Private Pilot certificate. Involves an introduction to fundamentals of flight, aerodynamics, flight operations, airspace, weather and weather products, flight planning, decision-making, human factors, human factors in aviation, and crew resource management. Comprehensive course that prepares student for the FAA Private Pilot airman knowledge written exam. Recommended preparation: MTH 20. Credits: 5 Lecture: 5 Textbooks and materials: GFD Private Pilot Textbook (Jeppesen); Private Pilot FAA Airmen Knowledge Test Guide ; CSG Computer (E6B) ; PN-1 Navigation Plotter ; 2011FAR/AIM; or Cessna Private Pilot kit which contains all of those items and other materials that may be used by your Flight Provider (See Program Coordinator for more details).

AV 115 - Private Pilot-Helicopter
Covers fundamentals of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology and human factors. Comprehensive course that prepares student for the FAA Private Pilot airman knowledge exam. Recommended preparation: MTH 20. Recommended to be taken with AV 117.Co-requisites: AV 117Credits: 5 Lecture: 5

AV 117 - Helicopter Fundamentals
This course covers fundamentals of helicopter flight, flight operations, helicopter performance, navigation, helicopter systems, aeronautical publications, helicopter flight maneuvers, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology, and human factors. Recommended preparation: MTH 20. Corequisite: AV 115.Co-requisites: AV 115Credits: 3 Lecture: 3

AV 150 - Aerodynamics
An in-depth study of aerodynamics, beginning with a brief history of the development of flight and flight theory. The physics of lift, drag, weight and thrust are related to airfoil and aircraft design and operational characteristics. Aircraft stability and control are related to aircraft performance and safety. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of aerodynamics through projects in which they predict aircraft performance. Recommended preparation: MTH 85. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

AV 200 - Aviation Law
This course offers an introductory analysis of legal concepts related to the aviation industry, including aircraft operations, airports, fixed based operators (FBOs), contracts, insurance and liability, regulatory statutes, and case law. The historical development of aviation law in the United States is included. Credits: 3 Lecture: 3

AV 201 - Airport Management
This course is a study of the development of airports and the functions and responsibilities of airport management. This course provides an historical background and studies the roles of various governmental agencies in the management and regulation of airports. Credits: 3 Lecture: 3

AV 204 - Advanced Aircraft Systems
Encompasses a detailed study of aircraft systems and structures and enables the students to progress into heavier, more complex single and multi-engine aircraft. Aircraft in current use by industry will be studied with an emphasis placed on operations, including emergencies. Applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, including use of Minimum Equipment Lists, will be studied. Recommended preparation: AV 104. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

AV 208 - Meteorology II
Focuses on application of meteorology theory and the availability, understanding and use of weather products. Emphasis is placed on maximizing aircraft performance and minimizing exposure to weather hazards. Includes examining the weather forecasting models, detailed use and interpretation of graphic weather products, access to telephone and internet weather briefing sites, and utilization of weather products. Recommended preparation: AV 108 or instructor approval. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4 Textbook: Jeppesen Aviation Weather

AV 210 - Instrument - Airplane
The instrument rating ground school prepares students for the FAA Instrument airman knowledge test and an FAA Instrument Rating. Includes an in-depth study of basic attitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aircraft flight instruments, aviation weather, applicable FARs and the instrument charts required for IFR flight. Recommended preparation: AV 110 and/or Private Pilot Certificate. Credits: 5 Lecture: 5 Textbook: ASA The Pilot's Manual (PM3) Instrument Flying.

AV 215 - Instrument Helicopter
The instrument rating ground school for helicopter prepares students for the FAA Instrument knowledge test and an FAA Instrument Rating. Includes an in-depth study of aircraft flight instruments, basic attitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aviation weather, applicable FARs, and the instrument charts required for IFR flight. Recommended preparation: AV 115 and/or FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Credits: 5 Lecture: 5 Textbook: ASA The Pilot's Manual (PM3) Instrument Flying,

AV 220 - Commercial Pilot-Airplane
Ground instruction of aeronautical skills and knowledge applicable to the FAA Commercial Pilot Certification portion of the Professional Pilot training syllabus. Covers night flight, aviation physiology, advanced aerodynamics, aircraft performance, weight and balance, complex aircraft operations, advanced airplane systems, commercial operations and FAA Regulations for commercial pilots and noncommercial flight operations, with emphasis on human factors, crew resource management, and decision-making. Recommended preparation: AV 110 and/or FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4 Textbook: ASA - The Pilot's Manual (PM2) - Ground School.

AV 222A - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane-certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land, and instrument airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program director for current fee schedule. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222B - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land, and instrument airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222C - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land, and instrument airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222D - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land, and instrument airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222E - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222F - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222G - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222H - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222I - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222J - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222K - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222L - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222M - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 222N - Airplane Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating in single engine and multiengine airplanes. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become airplane certified flight instructors (CFI) with ratings for single engine land, multiengine land (MEI), and instrument (CFII) airplane. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 225 - Commercial Pilot-Helicopter
Reviews the principles of flight, aircraft systems, pertinent federal aviation regulations and airman publications and service in order to prepare the student for the FAA Commercial Helicopter Pilot airman knowledge exam. Recommended preparation: AV 115 and/or FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4 Textbook: ASA - The Pilot's Manual (PM2) - Ground School.

AV 225A - Commercial Helicopter Flight Lab
This course consists of ground and flight instruction to prepare for the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Flight instruction includes precision maneuvers, extended cross country and night flight, and off airport landings. Ground instruction emphasizes advanced aerodynamics, aircraft performance, relevant FARs, and helicopter systems. Flight and simulator training is required. An FAA Medical Certificate and at least a Private Pilot Certificate are required. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule. Credits: 2 Lab: 7.2

AV 227A - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227B - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227C - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227D - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227E - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227F - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227G - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor Approval Required for registration. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227H - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227I - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227J - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227K - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227L - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227M - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 227N - Helicopter Flight Lab
The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground, simulator, and flight instruction and training for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the air transportation industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Flight, ground, and simulator training fees apply. See Aviation Program Director for current fee schedule and lab scheduling. Instructor approval required. Credits: 1 Lab: 3.2

AV 230 - Multiengine Pilot
Ground instruction of aeronautical skills and knowledge applicable to the private multiengine pilot certification in light twins. The course may also be taken by those pilots who have a commercial single engine rating to obtain an additional rating for commercial multiengine. Emphasis is on engine failure, multiengine aerodynamics, minimum controllable airspeed, propeller feathering, V-speeds, flight planning, decision-making, human factors, and crew resource management. Recommended preparation: AV 110 and/or FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Credits: 2 Lecture: 2 Textbook: Jeppesen Multiengine Textbook.

AV 235 - Human Factors
An introduction to the field of human behavior and characteristics as critical factors in the design and operation of electronic/machine systems. Emphasis is on crew resource management and human factors, including the study of human performance in complex systems with an examination of personality, stress, anxiety, fatigue, communication skills, decision-making, situational awareness, analysis of aviation and accidents, and practical application of human factors and performance to modern aviation. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

AV 245 - Advanced Helicopter Operations
The course will address advanced helicopter operations in a ground school environment. Students will be introduced to operations of turbine helicopters. The mountain flying phase will provide students with a working knowledge of operations in and around mountainous terrain. The external load phase covers the basic skills of flying with an external longline attached to the aircraft. The night vision goggle (NVG) phase will introduce the student to a new realm of flying safely at night, and will be completed using an Internet based FAA approved Part 141 training syllabus and classroom instruction. NVG course licensing fee applies. See aviation program director for current course fee. Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

AV 246 - Aviation Safety
A detailed introduction into aspects of aviation safety, intended to promote flight safety in the general aviation and training environment. Topics include risk management, pilot psychology, human factors, accident trends and analysis of accident reports. Credits: 3 Lecture: 3

AV 250 - Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane
Provides the flight instructor applicant with fundamental concepts and practice for successful flight instruction at the recreational, private and commercial pilot level. Elements include fundamentals of instruction, developing lesson plans for private pilot and commercial pilot syllabus, designing curriculum, creating objective evaluation and grading criteria, and practical application in presenting technical material in an interactive classroom setting. Two FAA airman knowledge tests are required to obtain the CFI certificate, and a third is recommended. See Aviation Program director for current fees. Recommended preparation: AV 220 or FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate and Instrument Rating. Credits: 5 Lecture: 5 Textbook: GFD Flight Instructor Textbook

AV 255 - Certified Flight Instructor-Helicopter
Teaches techniques of flight and ground instruction, analysis of maneuvers, aircraft performance and federal aviation regulations applicable to flight instructors. Practice instructing will be required. Student will prepare for the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI), CFI Helicopter, and Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI) exams. See Aviation Program director for current fee schedule. Recommended preparation: AV 225 and/or FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Credits: 5 Lecture: 5