Oct 04, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

AOTP 1520 - Commercial Pilot Ground School

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course provides the classroom instruction required for Commercial Pilot flight training and the FAA Commercial Pilot-Airplane Knowledge Test.  Topics include advanced aircraft systems, high performance engines, retractable landing gear, and environmental systems, advanced performance charts, maximizing aircraft performance, and regulations relating to commercial operations. Students that complete the course satisfactorily may earn the required endorsement to take the FAA Commercial Pilot-Airplane Knowledge Test.  Students are required to be enrolled in, or have completed, this course prior to beginning Commercial Pilot flight training.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Calculate, compute, and solve given weight and balance problems.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of navigation systems and procedures.
  3. Understand and explain Federal Aviation Administration Regulations.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of high-performance flight maneuvers.