Aviation Science

2013-14 Edition

Rock Creek Campus
Building 2, Room 230
971-722-7256 or 971-722-7457

Southeast Center
Mt. Tabor Hall (MTH), Room 128
971-722-6176

www.pcc.edu/fly

Career and Program Description

The traditional entry-level position for professional airplane and helicopter pilots is as a certified flight instructor (CFI). This position offers the opportunity to gain experience sought by companies that employ pilots in a variety of interesting and challenging positions. Career opportunities for airplane pilots include work in flight instruction, charter, corporate, cargo, and airline industries. Career opportunities for helicopter pilots include flight instruction, charter, corporate, air-ambulance and external load operations. Flight classes are conducted at Hillsboro Aviation, an accredited FAA Part 141 certified flight school, located at the Hillsboro and Troutdale Airports. Additional fees apply for these classes. Visit the department website for a list of fees.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Aviation Science Airplane without Flight Instructor
Aviation Science Airplane with Flight Instructor
Aviation Science Helicopter (also includes Flight Instructor)

Prerequisites and Requirements

The Aviation Science program is a restricted entry program with limited enrollment. Applicants must take the placement test administered through the campus assessment centers. Minimum test scores:

Attendance at an aviation science orientation or individual advising recommended prior to beginning the program. Please see www.pcc.edu/fly for dates or contact the Aviation Science Department for dates or appointments.

Additionally, the FAA requires a Class II Medical Certificate prior to beginning flight training. See www.pcc.edu/fly and click on “Getting Started” for details.

 

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Aviation Science Airplane - Flight Instructor
Aviation Science Airplane - Without Flight Instructor
Aviation Science Helicopter

Aviation Science - Airplane with Flight Instructor AAS Degree

Minimum 90 credits. Students must also meet Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements and Associate of Applied Science Requirements. Students must complete a total of sixteen credits of General Education. Some courses specified within the program may be used as General Education. Students should consult with program advisors for course planning.

Aviation Science - Airplane Degree Credit Summary

AVS68
GS *4
WR4
Aviation Science Program Electives2
Remaining General Education12
Total Credits90

Course of Study: Flight Instructor Option

AVS 107Flight Preparation Lab Level 1 (3 sections)3
AVS 120Airplane: Private Pilot Ground School4
AVS 125Airplane: Private Pilot Flight4
AVS 127Introduction to Aviation4
AVS 130Instrument Ground School4
AVS 135Airplane: Instrument Flight3
AVS 137Applied Aerodynamics4
AVS 140Airplane: Commercial Pilot Ground4
AVS 145Introduction to Commercial Airplane3
AVS 157Aircraft Systems & Structures I: Airframe3
AVS 167Aircraft Systems: Powerplant3
AVS 207Flight Preparation Lab Level 2 (3 sections)3
AVS 225Airplane: Commercial Flight4
AVS 227Aviation Careers4
AVS 230Airplane: Flight Instructor Ground4
AVS 236Airplane MEI Flight2
AVS 237Aviation Law and Regulations4
AVS 243Airplane Single-Engine CFI Ground/Flight1
AVS 244Airplane CFII Ground/Flight1
AVS 255Airplane: Pilot Performance1
AVS 267Economics of Flight Operations4
GS 109Physical Science (Meteorology) *4
WR 121English Composition4
Aviation Science Program Electives3
General Education12
Total Credits90

 

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Could be used as General Education

Aviation Science - Airplane without Flight Instructor AAS Degree

Minimum 90 credits. Students must also meet Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements and Associate of Applied Science Requirements. Students must complete a total of sixteen credits of General Education. Some courses specified within the program may be used as General Education. Students should consult with program advisors for course planning.

Aviation Science - Airplane Degree Credit Summary

AVS62
GS *4
WR4
Aviation Science Program Electives8
Remaining General Education12
Total Credits90

Course of Study: Without Flight Instructor Option

AVS 107Flight Preparation Lab Level 1 (3 sections)3
AVS 120Airplane: Private Pilot Ground School4
AVS 125Airplane: Private Pilot Flight4
AVS 127Introduction to Aviation4
AVS 130Instrument Ground School4
AVS 135Airplane: Instrument Flight3
AVS 137Applied Aerodynamics4
AVS 140Airplane: Commercial Pilot Ground4
AVS 145Introduction to Commercial Airplane3
AVS 157Aircraft Systems & Structures I: Airframe3
AVS 167Aircraft Systems: Powerplant3
AVS 207Flight Preparation Lab Level 2 (3 sections)3
AVS 225Airplane: Commercial Flight4
AVS 227Aviation Careers4
AVS 237Aviation Law and Regulations4
AVS 255Airplane: Pilot Performance1
AVS 267Economics of Flight Operations4
AVS 275Airplane: Professional Pilot3
GS 109Physical Science (Meteorology) *4
WR 121English Composition4
General Education12
Aviation Science Program Electives8
Total Credits90

 

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Could be used as General Education

Aviation Science - Helicopter AAS Degree

Minimum 90 credits. Students must also meet Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements and Associate of Applied Science Requirements. Students must complete a total of sixteen credits of General Education. Students should consult with program advisors for course planning.

Aviation Science - Helicopter Degree Credit Summary

AVS62
GS *4
PHY *4
Aviation Science Program Electives12
Remaining General Education8
Total Credits90

Course of Study

AVS 107Flight Preparation Lab Level 1 (Two sections)2
AVS 110Helicopter Private Pilot Ground School4
AVS 115Helicopter Private Pilot Flight5
AVS 127Introduction to Aviation4
AVS 137Applied Aerodynamics4
AVS 150Helicopter: Commercial Ground3
AVS 156Helicopter Basic Commercial w/Instrument4
AVS 157Aircraft Systems & Structures I: Airframe3
AVS 167Aircraft Systems: Powerplant3
AVS 207Flight Preparation Lab Level 2 (Two sections)2
AVS 216Helicopter Advanced Commercial5
AVS 227Aviation Careers4
AVS 237Aviation Law and Regulations4
AVS 260Helicopter: CFI Ground4
AVS 265Helicopter: CFI Flight3
AVS 267Economics of Flight Operations4
GS 109Physical Science (Meteorology) *4
PHY 101Fundamentals of Physics I4
or PHY 201 General Physics
Aviation Science Program Electives12
General Education12
Total Credits90

 

*

Could be used as General Education

 

Aviation Science Program Electives

BA 101Introduction to Business4
BA 206Management Fundamentals3
BA 211Principles of Accounting I3
CAS 111DBeginning Website Creation: Dreamweaver3
CAS 133Basic Computer Skills/Microsoft Office4
CAS 170Beginning Excel3
CAS 171Intermediate Excel3
CAS 216Beginning Word3
CAS 217Intermediate Word3
CG 100College Survival and Success3
CG 105Scholarships: $$ for College2
CG 111AStudy Skills for College Learning3
CG 111BStudy Skills for College Learning2
CG 111CStudy Skills for College Learning1
CG 114Financial Survival for College Students1
CG 145Stress Management1
CIS 120Computer Concepts I *4
CIS 121Computer Concepts II *4
EC 200Introduction to Economics *4
EC 201Principles of Economics: Microeconomics *4
EC 202Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics *4
EMS 100Introduction to Emergency Medical Services3
EMS 105EMT Part I5
EMS 106EMT Part II5
FN 110Personal Nutrition3
G 207Geology of the Pacific Northwest3
HE 295
  & PE 295
Health and Fitness for Life
   and Health and Fitness for Life Lab
2
MSD 101Principles of Management and Supervision3
MSD 105Workplace Communication Skills3
MSD 110Gender Conflict Resolution1
MSD 115Improving Work Relations3
MSD 117Customer Relations3
MTH 111College Algebra *5
MTH 112Elementary Functions *5
MTH 241Calculus for Management, Life and Social Science *4
MTH 243Statistics I *5
PHY 101Fundamentals of Physics I *4
PHY 201General Physics *4
PSY 201AIntroduction to Psychology - Part 1 *4
PSY 101Psychology and Human Relations *4
WR 117Introduction to Technical Writing3
WR 121English Composition4
WR 122English Composition4
WR 227Technical and Professional Writing 14
PEAny 100 or 200 level course (up to 3 credits)1
Foreign LanguageAny 100 or 200 level course *1-5

Note: Other electives applicable to an aviation career may be approved on a case by case basis. In order to meet the credit minimum for the degree requirements, some courses may count toward Electives or General Education, but not both.

*

Could be used as General Education

Courses

AVS 107. Flight Preparation Lab Level 1. 1 Credit.

Provides an opportunity for practice and preparation in knowledge and skills that are directly related to Aviation Science 100-level airplane or helicopter flight courses. Areas covered include weather, flight planning, maneuvers, weight and balance, aircraft performance and lesson preparation techniques. Students must be enrolled in this class if they are working towards completion of a flight course.

AVS 110. Helicopter Private Pilot Ground School. 4 Credits.

Covers fundamentals of flight, helicopter systems, aeronautical publications, Federal Aviation Regulations, navigation, flight planning, radio procedures and weather. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Private Pilot Rotocraft knowledge test. Audit available.

AVS 111. Helicopter: Pre-Solo. 2 Credits.

Introduces basic and emergency helicopter maneuvers necessary for flight in the local area. Prepares the student for their first local solo flights. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 111, AVS 112, AVS 113 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 115. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 110. Prerequisite: MTH 60, WR 115 and AVS 127.

AVS 112. Helicopter: Private Cross-Country. 1 Credit.

Introduces planning and flight skills and procedures appropriate to cross-country and night flight. Students who successfully complete this course will conduct their solo cross-country flight as part of the course. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 111, AVS 112, AVS 113 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 115. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 111.

AVS 113. Helicopter: Private Proficiency. 1 Credit.

Preparation to take the FAA Helicopter Private practical test. Emphasis is on proficiency in the flight maneuvers, thorough preflight actions and exercising safe decision- making. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 111, AVS 112. 113 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 115. Coreq: AVS 107 Prerequisite: AVS 112.

AVS 115. Helicopter Private Pilot Flight. 5 Credits.

Covers the operation of helicopters. Explores fundamentals of flight, emergency procedures, air traffic control and operational procedures. Includes preparation for the FAA Private Pilot Rotocraft Helicopter practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 110. Prerequisite: Placement into MTH 65 and WR 121.

AVS 120. Airplane: Private Pilot Ground School. 4 Credits.

Covers fundamentals of flight, aeronautical publications, Federal Aviation Regulations, navigation, flight planning, radio procedures and weather. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Private Pilot knowledge test. Open to the general public. Audit available.

AVS 121. Airplane: Pre-Solo Flight. 2 Credits.

Introduces basic airplane handling, emergency procedures and local flight operations. Students who successfully complete this course will conduct their first local solo flight as part of the course. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 121, AVS 122, AVS 123 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 125. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 120 Prerequisite: MTH 60, WR 115 and AVS 127.

AVS 122. Airplane: Pre-Cross-Country Flight. 1 Credit.

Introduces planning and flight skills and procedures appropriate to cross-country and night flight. Includes some training by reference to instruments. Students who successfully complete this course will conduct their first solo cross-country flight as part of the course. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 121, AVS 122, AVS 123 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 125. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 121.

AVS 123. Airplane: Cross-Country/Test Prep. 1 Credit.

Student completes the cross-country requirements, including the long solo cross-country flight, and prepares to take the FAA practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 121, AVS 122, AVS 123 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 125. Coreq: AVS 107 Prerequisite: AVS 122.

AVS 125. Airplane: Private Pilot Flight. 4 Credits.

Familiarizes student with operation of single engine aircraft. Fundamentals of flight, air traffic control and operational procedures are explored. Prepares student for the FAA Private Pilot Airplane practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 121, AVS 122, AVS 123 sequence is an alternative equivalent to this course. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 120. Prerequisite: MTH 60, WR 115 and AVS 127.

AVS 127. Introduction to Aviation. 4 Credits.

Examines aviation from early flight to future potentials. Introduces career opportunities in all fields of aviation and outlines career advancement possibilities. Provides general overview of pilot certificates and ratings and training aircraft used. May include visits to area aviation facilities. Open to general public. Audit available.

AVS 130. Instrument Ground School. 4 Credits.

Covers fundamentals of instrument flight planning, use of flight and navigation instrumentation, air traffic control procedures, radio navigation systems including the concepts of instrument flight. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Instrument Rating knowledge test. NOTE: Course not recommended without prior flight experience. Prerequisite: AVS 120. Audit available.

AVS 131. Airplane: Instrument Attitude/Navigation. 1 Credit.

Develops basic attitude instrument flying skills and radio navigation techniques as well as holding patterns. Students will fly in the airplane and in a simulator. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 131, AVS 132, AVS 133 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 135. Co-req: AVS 107 and AVS 130. Prerequisite: AVS 123 or AVS 125.

AVS 132. Airplane: Instrument Approaches. 1 Credit.

Develops knowledge of procedures relating to the departure and terminal phase of an instrument flight. Students will fly in the airplane and in a simulator. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 131, AVS 132, AVS 133 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 135. Coreq: AVS 107 Prerequisite: AVS 131.

AVS 133. Airplane: Instrument Cross-Country. 1 Credit.

Develops knowledge of cross-country flight planning under Instrument Flight Rules. Covers lost-comm procedures. Includes preparation for the FAA practical test. Students will fly in the airplane and in a simulator. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 131, AVS 132, AVS 133 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 135. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 132.

AVS 135. Airplane: Instrument Flight. 3 Credits.

Receive training in instrument flight operations including basic attitude instrument skills, radio navigation, departure and approach procedures and instrument cross-country planning and flying. Prepares student for the FAA Instrument Rating - Airplane practical test. The AVS 131, AVS 132, AVS 133 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. Prerequisite: AVS 125 or AVS 123. Corequisite: AVS 107 and AVS 130.

AVS 137. Applied Aerodynamics. 4 Credits.

Introduces aerodynamics. Explores various concepts and theories relevant to modern aviation. Open to the general public (no math prerequisite.) Audit available.

AVS 140. Airplane: Commercial Pilot Ground. 4 Credits.

Covers advanced concepts of flight maneuvers, Federal Aviation Regulations, weight and balance, and other aeronautical skill topics. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Commercial pilot knowledge test. Prerequisite: AVS 130. Audit available.

AVS 141. Airplane: Commercial XC/Night Intro. 1 Credit.

Includes both day and night cross-country instruction as well as local and cross-country solo night flights. Emphasis is on commercial standards for planning, judgment and flying long distances during day and night visual conditions. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 141, AVS 142, AVS 143 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 145. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 140. Prerequisite: AVS 133.

AVS 142. Airplane: Commercial XC Exploration. 1 Credit.

Provides the opportunity to build confidence in solo VFR cross-country planning and flying skills in a variety of terrain environments farther from the base of training. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 141, AVS 142. 143 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 145. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 141.

AVS 143. Airplane: Commercial Precision XC. 1 Credit.

Focuses on increasing cross-country flying skills to Commercial Pilot standards. Emphasis will be on maintaining accurate course and arrival times while simultaneously maintaining situational awareness and make safe decisions. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 141, AVS 142. 143 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 145. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 142.

AVS 145. Introduction to Commercial Airplane. 3 Credits.

Begins commercial pilot training activities and includes cross-country flight operations and a review of previous items learned during private pilot training. Students will learn how to plan and execute a cross-country flight as a commercial pilot. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 141, AVS 142, AVS 143 sequence is an equivalent alternative to this course. Prerequisites: AVS 135 or AVS 133. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 140.

AVS 150. Helicopter: Commercial Ground. 3 Credits.

In depth study of aerodynamics systems, performance, aeronautical charts, regulations, and flight maneuvers all relating specifically to helicopters. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Commercial Pilot Rotocraft helicopter written test. Audit available.

AVS 151. Helicopter: Commercial XC. 1 Credit.

Provides the opportunity for the student to build confidence in solo and cross-country operations and fulfill the cross- country requirements for the Commercial certificate. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 151, AVS 152, AVS 153 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 155. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 150. Prerequisite: AVS 113.

AVS 152. Helicopter: Intro to Comm Basics. 1 Credit.

Introduces basic maneuvers required for the Commercial certificate. Includes solo lessons during which the student will review Private maneuvers. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 151, AVS 152, AVS 153 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 155. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 151.

AVS 153. Helicopter: Commercial Basic Practice. 1 Credit.

Provides the opportunity for additional instruction in the basic commercial maneuvers as well as additional solo practice. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 151, AVS 152, AVS 153 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 155. Coreq: AVS 107. Prerequisite: AVS 152.

AVS 155. Helicopter: Introduction to Commercial Flight. 3 Credits.

Begins the commercial pilot training activities. Cross- country flight procedures and emergency maneuvers are the focus. Students must hold a private pilot certificate prior to enrollment. The AVS 151, AVS 152, AVS 153 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. Prerequisite: AVS 115 or AVS 113. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 150.

AVS 156. Helicopter Basic Commercial w/Instrument. 4 Credits.

Introduces commercial pilot training activities and training for the Instrument rating. Includes crosscountry flight procedures, emergency procedures and procedures for flight by reference to instruments as well as training in basic commercial maneuvers. Students must hold a private pilot certificate prior to enrollment. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisite: AVS 115. Coreq: AVS 107 and AVS 130.

AVS 157. Aircraft Systems & Structures I: Airframe. 3 Credits.

Designed to give students the background in aircraft systems and structures, with an emphasis on airframe components, that will enable them to progress into more advanced aircraft. Provides understanding of the safe and efficient operation of aircraft systems. Prior flight experience recommended. Audit available.

AVS 167. Aircraft Systems: Powerplant. 3 Credits.

Designed to give students the background in aircraft systems and structures, with an emphasis on powerplant components, that will enable them to progress into more advanced aircraft. Provides understanding of the safe and efficient operation of aircraft systems. Prior flight experience recommended. Audit available.

AVS 205. Helicopter: Commercial Flight A. 3 Credits.

Continues the Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter training activities and includes cross-country flight operations and a review of previous items learned during the introduction to Commercial Pilot training. Increase knowledge about efficiently planning and executing cross-country flights as well as off airport operations required for commercial pilots. Does not include training for the instrument rating. The AVS 211, AVS 213, AVS 214 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. Prerequisite: AVS 153 or AVS 155. Coreq: AVS 207.

AVS 207. Flight Preparation Lab Level 2. 1 Credit.

Provides an opportunity for practice and preparation in knowledge and skills that are directly related to Aviation Science 200-level airplane or helicopter flight courses. Areas covered include weather, flight planning, maneuvers, weight and balance, aircraft performance and lesson preparation techniques. Students must be enrolled in this class if they are working towards completion of a flight course.

AVS 211. Helicopter: Instrument Intro. 1 Credit.

Introduces flight solely by reference to instrument and fulfills the instrument flight requirement for the commercial practical test. Also includes the opportunity for solo practice of VFR maneuvers. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 211, AVS 212, AVS 213, AVS 214 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 215 (without AVS 212 the sequence is equivalent to AVS 205) Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS154.

AVS 212. Helicopter: Instrument Procedures. 1 Credit.

Holding patterns and approach procedures are introduced and practiced in the simulator. Training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 211, AVS 212, AVS 213, AVS 214 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 215. Coreq: AVS 207 and AVS 130. Prerequisite: AVS 211.

AVS 213. Helicopter: Advanced Commercial. 1 Credit.

Provides both flight instruction in commercial maneuvers and solo practice of maneuvers required for the commercial certificate. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 211, AVS 212, AVS 213, AVS 214 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 215. (without AVS 112 the sequence is equivalent to AVS 205) Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 211.

AVS 214. Helicopter: Commercial Test Prep. 1 Credit.

Preparation to take the FAA Commercial practical test. Includes night solo requirements. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 211, AVS 212, AVS 213, AVS 214 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 215 (without AVS 212 the sequence is equivalent to AVS 205. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 213.

AVS 215. Helicopter: Commercial Flight B. 4 Credits.

Continues the Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter training activities and includes cross-country flight operations and a review of previous items learned during the introduction to Commercial Pilot training. Increases knowledge about efficiently planning and executing cross-country flights as well as off airport operations required for commercial pilots. Includes training for the instrument rating. The AVS 211, AVS 212, AVS 213, AVS 214 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.Prerequisite: AVS 153 or AVS 155. Coreq: AVS 207.

AVS 216. Helicopter Advanced Commercial. 5 Credits.

Continues the Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter training activities. Includes review of previous items learned as well as advanced commercial maneuvers. Includes training focused on specialty commercial operations appropriate to the desired career. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisite: AVS 155. Coreq: AVS 207 and AVS-AVS 150.

AVS 221. Airplane: Complex Airplanes. 1 Credit.

Introduction to the operation of single-engine airplanes with retractable landing gear and constant-speed propellers. Emphasis on checklist usage and systems management. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 221, AVS 222, AVS 223, AVS 224 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 225. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 143 or AVS 145.

AVS 222. Airplane: Commercial Maneuvers. 1 Credit.

Introduces the precision flight maneuvers required to be performed during the commercial practical test. Emphasis is on accurate procedures and safe practicing techniques. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 221, AVS 222, AVS 223, AVS 224 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 225. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 221.

AVS 223. Airplane: Commercial Proficiency. 1 Credit.

Preparation to take the Commercial Pilot Single-Engine-Land practical test. Emphasis is on safety, procedural discipline, smoothness and precision in all required maneuvers. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 221, AVS 222, AVS 223, AVS 224 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 225. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 222.

AVS 224. Airplane: Multi-Engine. 1 Credit.

Introduces and develops proficiency in flying multi-engine airplanes in both VFR and IFR operations. Prepares the student to take the Commercial Multi-Engine-Land practical test. Includes preparation work in simulators. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 221, AVS 222, AVS 223, AVS 224 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 225. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 223.

AVS 225. Airplane: Commercial Flight. 4 Credits.

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, AVS 222, AVS 223, AVS 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.

AVS 227. Aviation Careers. 4 Credits.

Designed to prepare students for a career in aviation. Explores aviation employment opportunities. Includes interview and resume preparation. Intended for second year AVS students. Audit available.

AVS 230. Airplane: Flight Instructor Ground. 4 Credits.

Includes flight instruction fundamentals, evaluation techniques, and related skills necessary for a Flight Instructor certificate. Emphasizes instruction techniques and presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Fundamentals of Instructing and CFI knowledge tests. Prerequisite: AVS 140. Audit available.

AVS 231. Airplane: CFI Intro. 1 Credit.

Introduction to flight from the right (instructor) seat and basic critique and analysis. Maneuvers from the Private and Commercial Practical Test Standards will be practiced. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 231, AVS 232 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 235. Coreq: AVS 207 and AVS 230. Prerequisite: AVS 224.

AVS 232. Airplane: CFI Test Prep. 1 Credit.

Preparation for the Certified Flight Instructor practical test. Focus is on both teaching techniques and performance of the required maneuvers. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 231, AVS 232, sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 235. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 231.

AVS 235. Airplane: Flight Instructor Flight. 2 Credits.

Provides a structured environment to learn to fly the aircraft from the instructor's seat. Learn to explain, demonstrate and to assess flight performance. Prepares students for the FAA Flight Instructor practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 231, AVS 232 sequence is an equivalent alternative to this course. Prerequisites: AVS 224 or AVS 225. Corequisite: AVS 207 and AVS 230.

AVS 236. Airplane MEI Flight. 2 Credits.

Explores how to present, explain, demonstrate and assess flight-related skills and knowledge related to all levels of airplane multi-engine training, while flying from the Instructor’s seat. Provides preparation for the FAA Certified Flight Instructor Multi-Engine practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisite: AVS-225. Co-requisites: AVS 207, AVS 230.

AVS 237. Aviation Law and Regulations. 4 Credits.

Explores the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations through case law and current events. The FAA's role in the development and regulation of the industry is examined. Covers how to reference, interpret and explain aviation law and regulations. Audit available.

AVS 241. Airplane: CFII Ground/Flight. 1 Credit.

Includes subject areas for an Instrument Airplane rating on a Flight Instructor certificate. Presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument knowledge test. Prepares students 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; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisites: AVS 230, AVS 235, and FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating: CFI certificate. Co-requisite: AVS 207.

AVS 242. Airplane: MEI Ground/Flight. 1 Credit.

Includes subject areas for Multi-Engine Airplane rating on a Flight Instructor certificate. Prepares student to obtain the aeronautical skill and knowledge necessary to apply for the FAA Flight Instructor - Multi-Engine practical test. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisites: AVS 230, AVS 235, and FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument, CFI ratings. Co-requisite: AVS 207.

AVS 243. Airplane Single-Engine CFI Ground/Flight. 1 Credit.

Includes 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; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisites: AVS 230, AVS 236. Co-requisite: AVS 207.

AVS 244. Airplane CFII Ground/Flight. 1 Credit.

Covers subject areas for an Instrument Airplane rating on 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; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisites: AVS 243. Co-requisite: AVS 207.

AVS 245. Airplane: CFII/MEI Flight. 2 Credits.

Instruction, flight training and practice teaching that will allow the student to obtain the aeronautical skill and knowledge necessary to apply for the FAA Flight Instructor Instrument and Multi-Engine practical test. Prerequisites: AVS 235 and FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument, CFI ratings. Corequisite: AVS240.

AVS 255. Airplane: Pilot Performance. 1 Credit.

Designed to expose students to Cockpit Resource Management. Focuses on workload management and check list usage. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisites: AVS 225 and FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Multi-engine Land and Instrument rating. Co-requisite: AVS 207.

AVS 260. Helicopter: CFI Ground. 4 Credits.

Includes flight instruction fundamentals, evaluation techniques, and related skills necessary for a Flight Instructor certificate. Emphasizes instruction techniques and presents sufficient knowledge to prepare for the FAA Fundamentals of Instructing and CFI knowledge tests. Prerequisite: AVS 150. Audit available.

AVS 261. Helicopter: Intro to CFI. 1 Credit.

Introduction to flight from the left (instructor) seat and basic critique and analysis. Maneuvers from the Private and Commercial Practical Test Standards will be practiced. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 261, AVS 262, AVS 263 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 265. Coreq: AVS 207 and AVS 260. Prerequisite: AVS 205 or AVS 214 or AVS 215.

AVS 262. Helicopter: CFI Development. 1 Credit.

Focuses on providing effective instruction in maneuvers from the helicopter private and commercial syllabi to practical test standards. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 261, AVS 262, AVS 263 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 265. Coreq: AVS 207. Prerequisite: AVS 261.

AVS 263. Helicopter: CFI Test Prep. 1 Credit.

Preparation for the FAA practical test for the Flight Instructor certificate. Increases proficiency in all applicable flight maneuvers including full-down autorotation. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. The AVS 261, AVS 262, AVS 263 sequence is an alternative equivalent to AVS 265. Coreq: AVS 207 Prerequisite: AVS 262.

AVS 265. Helicopter: CFI Flight. 3 Credits.

Provides the opportunity to present, explain, demonstrate and assess flight-related skills and knowledge related to all levels of helicopter training, including Instrument, while flying from the Instructor’s seat. Includes preparation for the FAA Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument Instructor practical tests. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisite: AVS 216. Co-requisites: AVS 207, AVS 260.

AVS 267. Economics of Flight Operations. 4 Credits.

Examines management philosophies and accounting procedures as they apply to general aviation. Includes business aspects of maintaining and flying aircraft, operating airport facilities, and managing passenger/cargo activities. Guest speakers from the industry may be featured. Audit available.

AVS 275. Airplane: Professional Pilot. 3 Credits.

Provides further post-commercial instruction and PIC flight time in single and multi-engine aircraft for those not selecting the flight instructor option. Flight training fees apply and cover a specific amount of training; please see the Course Curriculum and Outcome Guide for detailed information. Prerequisite: AVS 225 and FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument rating. Co-requisites: AVS 207.