Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

AER 151 Flight-Private Pilot

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Credits: 1
This course provides the hands-on training needed to qualify for a Federal Aviation Administration private pilot certificate. Topics include flight maneuvers (ground procedures, take-offs, climbs, level flight, turns, glides, stalls, slow flight, descents, slips, landings, emergency procedures) and cross-country planning and navigation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the competencies required for the flight test practical exam for the private pilot certificate. Attainment of the FAA Private Pilot Certificate is required for course completion, which means that the student is responsible for obtaining all flight training at an offsite facility and will incur associated costs.

Course is typically offered in Fall and Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate proper preflight preparation and procedures.
  2. Use proper procedures concerning airport operations.
  3. Demonstrate proper takeoffs, landings, and go-arounds.
  4. Perform graound reference maneuvers.
  5. Use proper navigation procedures.
  6. Conduct slow flight and stalls.
  7. Demonstrate basic instrument nameuvers.
  8. Explain proper emergency procedures.
  9. Explain proper night flying procedures.
  10. Demostrate proper postflight procedures.