AVF 230 - Commercial Flight I

Course Description

The student will advance their skills required by the FAA to obtain a Commercial Pilot Certificate. They will gain experience in different aircraft with the opportunity to gain a Tailwheel Endorsement or Seaplane Rating. Students will increase their instrument proficiency while conducting cross country flights. Course requires 35 flight hours, 6 of pre/post, and 7 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.

Credit Hours

2

Contact Hours

2

Lab Hours

4

Required Prerequisites

AVF 130 or AVF 132 and AVG 252, both with a 2.0 or better or equivalent rating.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:
  • Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), explain Commercial Areas of Operation during ground lessons in accordance with ACS requirements.
Application:
  • Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), demonstrate competencies of Commercial Areas of Operation during the ground and flight portion of the practical test, and in accordance with ACS requirements.
Integration:
  • Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), demonstrate problem-solving skills when mitigating risks encompassing personal minimums and maintaining fitness to fly during the ground and flight portion of the practical test in accordance with ACS requirements.
  • Incorporate these personal habits into all future flights.
Human Dimension:
  • Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), evaluate their fitness to fly, and illustrate sound decision making and judgment.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Recognize their decisions and actions impact their passengers and people on the ground.
  • Describe how their actions affect airport security and public perception of the aviation industry.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Per the FAA recurrent training requirements, integrate prior learning and experiences to provided scenarios.
  • Implement their own positive study habits they prepare for recurrent training requirements of the FAA.