CCOG for AVS 266 Summer 2024

Course Number:
AVS 266
Course Title:
Helicopter CFII Flight
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Course Description

Covers subject areas required to add an Instrument Helicopter rating to a Flight Instructor certificate. Presents sufficient information to prepare for the Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument knowledge test. Includes preparation to obtain the aeronautical skill and knowledge necessary to apply for the FAA Flight Instructor - Instrument practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training. Prerequisites: AVS 265. Corequisites: AVS 208C.

Addendum to Course Description

This course covers the training required by the Hillsboro Aero Academy FAA 141-approved Instrument Instructor Rotorcraft Training Course. 

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Fly and teach required instrument procedures to FAA Practical Test Standards from the left (instructor) seat.
  2. Qualify to apply for and take the FAA Helicopter Flight Instructor Instrument practical test.
  3. Provide safe, high-quality flight instruction to students seeking FAA Helicopter Instrument Certificates or seeking instrument proficiency training.

Aspirational Goals

  1. Provide safe, high-quality flight instruction to students seeking FAA Instrument ratings or seeking instrument proficiency training.

Course Activities and Design

Instruction is provided through our contracted flight training partner, Hillsboro Aero Academy. Lessons are comprised of individual flight and ground instruction. Written (or online) tests, oral quizzing, practical demonstration of procedures and scenario-based training are utilized to ensure students are meeting the completion standards for each lesson and the outcomes for the course.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate FAA required tasks at the flight and ground stage check to determine whether they meet FAA standards.

Outcome 2: Passing grades will not be issued unless training requirements have been met. Pass rate for the course and for the FAA checkride that occurs after the course is complete can be monitored.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

All course content is defined in the FAA 141-approved Training Course Outline, which is required to be kept current to FAA standards.