2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

AVT 290 - Commercial Added Category- Airplane Single Engine Land

Description: Advanced Airplane flight operations and navigation including mountain flying techniques for students who are crossing over from helicopter and have obtained a commercial helicopter rating. Preparation for Federal Aviation Administration commercial pilot oral and practical test. TRAINING HOURS: Dual Instruction (182): 63.1; Dual AATD: 0; Solo: 0; Pilot Briefings: 20.5; Pre/Post: 12; Total Flight Experience: 63.1; Total Aeronautical Experience: 95.6.

Prerequisites: AVT 204  (may be taken concurrently) and Commercial Rotorcraft- Helicopter rating

Credits: 6
Lecture: 2.5
Lab: 11.5

Course Content:
  1. Applicable regulations issued by the Federal Aviation Administration for commercial pilot privileges, limitations, and flight operations
  2. Basic aerodynamics and the principles of flight
  3. Safe and efficient operation of aircraft
  4. Weight and balance computations
  5. Use of performance charts
  6. Significance and effects of exceeding aircraft performance limitations
  7. Principles and functions of aircraft systems
  8. Maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate to the aircraft
  9. Nighttime and high-altitude operations

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing the requirements of 14CFR Part 141 Appendix I. (1-9)

Required Assessment:
  1. FAA knowledge and practical exam.