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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), evaluate their fitness to fly, and illustrate sound decision making and judgment.
Learning How to Learn:
- 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.
- 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.