Course Content and Outcome Guide for AVS 243 Effective Fall 2015
- Course Number:
- AVS 243
- Course Title:
- Airplane Single-Engine CFI Ground/Flight
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionIncludes subject areas for a single-engine land (SEL) Airplane rating on a Flight Instructor certificate. Covers the aeronautical skill and knowledge necessary to apply for the FAA Flight Instructor SEL practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; Additional funds may be required. Prerequisites: AVS 236. Corequisites: AVS 207.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- Fly required maneuvers in single-engine airplanes to FAA Practical Test Standards from the right (instructor) seat.
- Qualify to apply for and take the FAA Flight Instructor single-engine practical test.
- Provide safe, high-quality flight instruction to students seeking FAA Pilot Certificates in single-engine airplanes.
Course Activities and Design
This course will consist of the scenarios and lessons contained in the CFI Single-Engine syllabus necessary to qualify for the Flight Instructor Single-Engine
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. Learner-centered grading will be used by the students individual Flight Instructor on each lesson. The student will also be assessed by a senior Flight Instructor at the end of the course. The instructor will immediately grade the end-of-course check, and if necessary, have students complete a review and retake of the exam, until a minimum score of 70% is achieved. Evaluation levels will target those defined by the FAA Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards, and required under 14CFR 141, FAA Approved Training Course
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
The areas required for the CFI single-engine add-on in the FAA practical test stanards will be presented in training scenarios that represent real-life commercial and instrument flying situations:
VII. TAKEOFFS, LANDINGS, AND GO-AROUNDS
IX. PERFORMANCE MANEUVERS
X. GROUND REFERENCE MANEUVERS
XI. SLOW FLIGHT, STALLS, AND SPINS
XIII. EMERGENCY OPERATIONS