AVS - Aviation Science Outcomes

AAS: Aviation Science - Helicopter

  • Exercise the privileges of the FAA certificates appropriate to the pilot career that they seek:
    • Commercial Pilot Certificate with Rotorcraft Helicopter and optional Instrument Helicopter rating
    • Flight Instructor Rating with Rotorcraft Helicopter rating.
  • Use knowledge and understanding of pilot industry trends, positions and operations gained in the Aviation Science
    program to: Implement a career plan; make informed career decisions; pursue the position of their choice in the
    aviation industry; and identify additional opportunities for advancement including advanced degrees and training to
    remain competitive in the pilot industry.
  • Research, interpret and evaluate the following prior to each flight such that the safe, efficient and legal outcome of a
    flight is never in doubt:
    • Pilot self‐assessment of fitness, proficiency and ability.
    • Aircraft airworthiness and capabilities.
    • Environmental conditions.

Other operational considerations.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, with fellow pilots, employers and the aviation
    community.
  • Accurately performs calculations as required for flight operations and company records.
  • Operates aircraft consistent with an understanding of its impact on the environment, the community and the economic
    success of the company that employs them. 01.2012

AAS: Aviation Science - Airplane

  • Exercise the privileges of the FAA certificates appropriate to the pilot career that they seek:
    • Commercial Pilot certificate with airplane single‐ and multi‐engine and instrument ratings.
  • Use knowledge and understanding of pilot industry trends, positions and operations gained in the Aviation Science
    program to: Implement a career plan; make informed career decisions; pursue the position of their choice in the
    aviation industry; and identify additional opportunities for advancement including advanced degrees and training to
    remain competitive in the pilot industry.
  • Research, interpret and evaluate the following prior to each flight such that the safe, efficient and legal outcome of a
    flight is never in doubt:
    • Pilot self-assessment of fitness, proficiency and ability.
    • Aircraft airworthiness and capabilities.
    • Environmental conditions.

Other operational considerations.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, with fellow pilots, employers and the aviation
    community.
  • Accurately performs calculations as required for flight operations and company records.
  • Operates aircraft consistent with an understanding of its impact on the environment, the community and the economic
    success of the company that employs them.
  • Show respect for all individuals regardless of race, religion, cultural background, economic background or other
    differences. 01.2012