AVF 274 - Tailwheel Flight

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with the skills, knowledge, and experience to receive a logbook endorsement to fly tailwheel aircraft. Course requires 4 flight hours and 1 hour of pre/post. Hourly rate effective March 2018 is $209/hour for the aircraft and flight instructor. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours

1

Contact Hours

1

Recitation Hours

2

Required Prerequisites

AVF 111 and AVG 101 - both with a 2.0 or better.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:
  • Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), explain Tailwheel Areas of Operation during the ground portion of the course in accordance with ACS requirements.
Application:
  • Per the FAA Airmen Certification Standards (ACS), demonstrate competencies of Tailwheel Areas of Operation during the ground and flight portion of the course 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 how 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 students, integrate how prior learning and experiences to provide scenarios.
  • Implement their own positive study habits as they prepare for recurrent training requirements of the FAA.