A flight course structured to provide a minimum of 40 dual and solo flight hours to meet the aeronautical experience requirements for a private pilot. Upon completion of this course, the student will have attained the FAA Private Pilot Rating. Course requires 42.4 hours of flight time, 8.0 hours of pre/post, and 17.5 hours of ground instruction. Hourly rates effective March 2018 are $59/hour for ground instruction and $230/hour for the aircraft and flight instructor. Group 2 course.
Instructor Permission Required
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), gain the knowledge required to describe or explain Private Pilot Areas of Operation during the ground portion of the practical test, and in accordance with ACS requirements.
- Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), understanding of Private Pilot Areas of Operation by appropriately applying knowledge, experience, and information to the circumstances of a provided scenario during the ground and flight portion of the practical test, and in accordance with ACS requirements.
- Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), demonstrate the ability to recognize, assess, and mitigate risks encompassing personal minimums and maintaining fitness to fly during the ground and flight portion of the practical test, and in accordance with ACS requirements. Students will incorporate these personal habits into all future flights.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Develop skills to evaluate and adapt their own decision making, creating a self-discipline to know when they are fit to fly or not and making the go-no go calls. Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), have the ability to evaluate their fitness to fly, and illustrate sound decision making and judgment.
Learning How to Learn:
- Develop an understanding and awareness of how their decisions and actions impact their passengers and people on the ground. Additionally, students will know how their actions affect airport security and public perception of the aviation industry.
- Per the FAA recurrent training requirements evaluated not only on the task at hand, but their ability to collaborate and adapt prior learning and experiences to provided scenarios.
- Learn how they learn best; create their own positive study habits, and recurrent training requirements of the FAA.