2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

AVT 204 - Commercial Pilot Single-Engine Airplane Ground


Description: Designed for students who are both private pilot and instrument flight rated for airplane flight and are seeking the commercial single engine pilot rating. Includes advanced airplane components, advanced aerodynamics and advanced performance.

Prerequisites: AVT 115.

Credits: 2
Lecture: 2
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Applicable Federal Aviation Regulations of this chapter that relate to commercial pilot privileges, limitations, and flight operations
  2. Accident reporting requirements of the National Transportation Safety Board
  3. Basic aerodynamics and the principles of flight
  4. Meteorology to include recognition of critical weather situations, and the use of aeronautical weather reports and forecasts
  5. Safe and efficient operation of aircraft
  6. Weight and balance computations
  7. Use of performance charts
  8. Significance and effects of exceeding aircraft performance limitations
  9. Use of aeronautical charts and a magnetic compass for pilotage and dead reckoning
  10. Use of air navigation facilities
  11. Aeronautical decision making and judgment
  12. Principles and functions of aircraft systems
  13. Maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate to the aircraft
  14. Night and high-altitude operations
  15. Procedures for operating within the National Airspace System

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing the requirements of 14CFR Part 61.125(b). (1-15)