Aug 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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AERN 270 - Commercial Pilot Certification


(3 hours) Prerequisites: AERN 261L. This course provides instruction necessary to prepare students for their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test and provide a sufficient understanding to commence with initial flight training to satisfy FAA Commercial Pilot certification requirements. This course reviews in detail the national airspace system, air traffic control system, human factors associated with flight in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC), analogue and electronic flight instruments, procedures and navigation, and instrument flight rules (IFR) normal and emergency procedures, with an emphasis on commercial applications, regulations, and complex aircraft. Ground instruction relevant to the associated lab courses (AERN 271L, 372L and 373L) will be included in order to maximize flight training benefits and prepare students for their FAA Commercial Pilot certification practical examination (check ride). Upon satisfactory completion of this course students will receive an FAA Certified Flight Instructor endorsement to take the FAA Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test. This course cannot be challenged.



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