Aviation Management

AVM 204

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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates

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Corporate Aviation Management

Course Description

The course provides an overview of the management and operation of an executive aviation business or corporate flight department for on-demand air travel. Students will be introduced to topics that include the value of using on-demand air travel, business organization, government regulation, aircraft and equipment evaluation, maintenance, flight operations, administration and fiscal considerations.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Summarize the history and present trends in corporate and executive aviation operations.
  • Determine the appropriate uses of executive/corporate aircraft.
  • Compare the business models available for corporate/executive air travel.
  • Explain the business and aviation components of a corporate/executive aviation company.
  • Evaluate an existing corporate aviation business.
  • Create a business plan for a corporate/executive aviation company.
  • Interpret the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and environmental requirements applicable to the business.
  • Critique key factors to ensure a viable flight department or business.
  • Evaluate career opportunities in corporate/executive aviation businesses.
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