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Course Content and Outcome Guide for AVS 225

Course Number:
AVS 225
Course Title:
Airplane: Commercial Flight
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:
120
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Concludes commercial pilot training activities and includes complex flight operations, multi-engine operations, advanced systems and performance maneuvers. Students will be prepared to take the Commercial Pilot single-engine land practical test and the multi-engine land additional class rating practical test upon successful completion of the course. The AVS 221, 222, 223, 224 sequence is an equivalent alternative to this course. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisites: AVS 143 or AVS 145. Co-requisite: AVS 207.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is designed to complete the commercial pilot flight training and meet the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration to obtain a Commercial Certificate with airplane single-engine land and airplane multi-engine land ratings. Lecture/discussion/demonstration sessions and lab practice supported by written and multi-media materials will present to the student the knowledge and skills necessary to perform oral and practical tests, which are required to obtain a single-engine land and multi-engine land Commercial Certificate. Knowledge areas that are taught in AVS 140 will be reviewed and revised if necessary to meet the completion requirements.

Intended Outcomes for the course

1. Apply for and take the practical test for a Commercial certificate with Airplane Multi-Engine-Land rating.
2. Obtain the Commercial certificate with Airplane Single- and Multi-Engine-Land ratings.
3. Exercise good judgment and make safe decisions as a Commercial Pilot.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will detail the methods used to evaluate and record student progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade. Evaluation methods will include written, oral, and practical testing. Evaluation levels will meet or exceed those defined by FAA-S-8081-12A (or subsequent edition) Commercial Pilot Practical Test Standards, and required under 14 CFR 141, FAA Approved Training Course.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

The remaining pages of this Course Content and Outcome Guide present the competencies, skills, concepts and themes which are designed to result in the outcomes listed above

Course Content and Outcome Guides are prepared by the Aviation Science Subject Area Curriculum Committee, are approved by College management, and are based on 14 CFR 141 Appendix D (4) (d) (1) & (2), which require:

(1) Airplane single-engine land course:

  1. Preflight preparation;
  2. Preflight procedures;
  3. Airport and seaplane base operations;
  4. Takeoffs, landings, and go-arounds;
  5. Performance maneuvers;
  6. Navigation;
  7. Slow flight and stalls;
  8. Emergency operations;
  9. High-altitude operations; and
  10. Postflight procedures.

(2) Airplane multi-engine land course:

  1. Preflight preparation;
  2. Preflight procedures;
  3. Airport and seaplane base operations;
  4. Takeoffs, landings, and go-arounds;
  5. Performance maneuvers;
  6. Navigation;
  7. Slow flight and stalls;
  8. Emergency operations;
  9. Multi-engine operations;
  10. High-altitude operations; and
  11. Postflight procedures.