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FIRST YEAR

  • MSAV 3401 Private Pilot Ground and Private Flight 1
  • MSAV 3202 Private Pilot Flight 2


SECOND YEAR

  • MSAV 4401 Instrument Ground and Commercial Flight 1
  • MSAV 4202 Instrument Flight


THIRD YEAR

  • MSAV 4431 Commercial Ground and Commercial Flight 2
  • MSAV 4332 Commercial Flight 3
  • (Optional) MSAV 4133 Commercial Flight 4


FOURTH YEAR

  • MSAV 4441 Flight Instructor Ground and Flight Instructor Flight 1
  • MSAV 4142 Flight Instructor Flight 2
  • (Optional) MSAV 4143 Flight Instructor Flight 3


Note: The Private Pilot Certification Course, Instrument Rating Course, and Commercial Pilot Certification Course make up the requirements for the minor. Additional aviation courses offered for credit are optional.


 

Private Pilot Certification Course

 

MSAV 3401 Private Pilot Ground and Private Flight 1

Ground: Theory of flight which includes aerodynamics, aircraft systems, airports, communication, meteorology, Federal Aviation Regulations, aerial navigation, cross-country flying, medical factors, and safety of flight. Course requirements include the successful completion of the FAA Private Pilot Written Exam.

Flight 1: Flight training as necessary to gain knowledge and proficiency to make solo flights per FAA requirements (4 credits).


MSAV 3202 Private Pilot Flight 2


This Private Pilot training is designed to complete the requirements to obtain the Private Pilot Certificate. Training includes night flights, cross-country flights and instrument training to meet FAA requirements (2 credits). Prerequisite: MSAV 3401.

 

Instrument Rating Course

MSAV 4401 Instrument Ground and Commercial Flight 1

Ground: Theory of instrument flying, regulations and procedures for instrument flight, operational techniques including communications, meteorology, en route navigational aids, instrument approach procedures, area navigation equipment, radar, emergency procedures and aeronautical decision making. Course requirements include the successful completion of the FAA Instrument written test.

Flight 1: Flight instruction in day and night cross-country flights and instrument flight to increase the proficiency of the Private Pilot (4 Credits). Prerequisite: Private Pilot Certificate.


MSAV 4202 Instrument Flight

This class includes the development of the professional skills in IFR procedures such as SIDS, STARS, ODPs, Instrument Landing Systems, RNAV, VOR, radar, air traffic control procedures, and IFR emergencies to meet FAA requirements. Course requirements include the successful completion of the Instrument Rating. Prerequisite: Private Pilot Certificate, MSAV 3202 (2 credits).

 

Commercial Pilot Certification Course

MSAV 4431 Commercial Ground and Commercial Flight 2

Ground: Advanced training in Federal Aviation Regulations, air traffic procedures, aerodynamics, aircraft performance, basic and advanced aircraft systems, navigation, meteorology, aeromedical factors, crew resource management, and aeronautical decision making. Course requirements include the successful completion of the FAA Commercial Pilot written test.

Flight 2: Introduction to the complexities of commercial flight including advanced maneuvers, commercial required cross-countries, high performance operations, and emergency procedures (4 credits). Prerequisite: MSAV 4401 or equivalent time.


MSAV 4332 Commercial Flight 3

Dual instruction and supervised solo practice to meet FAA requirements for the flight maneuvers required for the Commercial flight test. Course includes single engine commercial maneuvers multiengine procedures, advanced cross country, night flight and the completion of the Multiengine or Single-engine Commercial Pilot Certificate (3 credits). Prerequisite: MSAV 4401, MSAV 4431.

 

Commercial Pilot Certification Course (Additional)

MSAV 4133 Commercial Flight 4

This course is designed to give the necessary instruction to meet FAA requirements to receive the addition of the Airplane Single-Engine or Multiengine rating on the Commercial Pilot Certificate (1 credit). Prerequisite: , MSAV 4332.

Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Course

MSAV 4441 Flight Instructor Ground and Flight Instructor Flight 1

Ground: Develops principles and practices of instructor techniques as applied to teaching the Private and Commercial Pilot Certificate applicant. Course requirements include the successful completion of the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction and Flight Instructor Airplane Written Exams.

Flight: Course is designed to help develop lesson plan presentations as well as instructional proficiency in a single-engine or multi-engine aircraft to meet FAA requirements and requires the attainment of the Certified Flight Instructor Certificate (4 credits). Prerequisite: Commercial Pilot Certificate required.


Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Course (Additional)

MSAV 4142 Flight Instructor Flight 2


This course is designed to give the necessary additional instruction needed to meet FAA requirements to add the single-engine or multiengine airplane (as applicable) to the flight instructor certificate. Attainment of the add-on instructor rating to the existing the Flight Instructor Certificate is required (1 credit). Prerequisite: , MSAV 4441


Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Course (Additional)


MSAV 4143 Flight Instructor Flight 3

This course develops instructional proficiency in instrument procedures in a single-engine airplane to meet FAA requirements and requires the attainment of the Instrument Rating on the Flight Instructor Certificate (1 credit). Prerequisite: Flight Instructor Certificate.

 

Specialized Training Courses

MSAV 4145 Specialized Flight.

A minimum of 10 hours of dual instruction in specialized areas of aviation needed to meet FAA requirements and suited to the studentís future career. Sample subject areas include, but are not limited to, bush flying, night cross-country, complex airplane, mountain flying, multiengine flying, advanced instrument procedures, advanced aircraft systems (1 credit).
 

MSAV 4146 Specialized Flight.

A minimum of 10 hours of dual instruction in specialized areas of aviation needed to meet FAA requirements and suited to the studentís future career. Sample subject areas include, but are not limited to, bush flying, night cross-country, complex airplane, mountain flying, multiengine flying, advanced instrument procedures, advanced aircraft systems (1 credit).

 

  • Missionary Aviation
  • Airline Pilot
  • Military Aviator
  • Corporate Pilot
  • Charter Pilot
  • Cargo Pilot
  • Government Aviator within various branches: Law enforcement, Border Patrol, National Parks, Game Warden, Fire fighting, etc.)

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