(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.
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This course will prepare students for the FAA Private Pilot written exam in addition to providing the key elements needed to begin flight training. Students will obtain a working knowledge of aerodynamics, radio communications, flight controls, aircraft systems, weight and balance and flight planning. Students will also become familiar with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and National Weather Service products such as forecasts and pre-flight weather briefings and be able to recognize weather systems. Students will have the chance to plan a cross-country flight utilizing navigational skills, weather information, communication procedures, aircraft performance and aeronautical decision making. The FAA areas of emphasis will be discussed throughout the semester.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: