Jan 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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AERN 160 - Introduction to Pilot Training


(3 hours) This course provides foundational instruction necessary to prepare students for their written Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot’s License (PPL) exam and provide a sufficient understanding to commence with initial flight training to satisfy FAA PPL requirements. This course surveys the history of aviation, basic aerodynamics, aircraft performance, Federal Aviation Regulations, aviation weather factors and cross-country navigation procedures. The course will also provide introductory material on radio navigation, radio communications procedures, human factors and aviation safety. Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students will receive an FAA Certified Flight Instructor endorsement to take the FAA PPL written examination. This course may not be challenged.



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