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

AOTP 1560 - Commercial Flight I Practicum

Credit hours: 2 (Lecture = 1; Lab = 2)

Prerequisites: Student must hold FAA Instrument Rating Certificate. Must be enrolled in or completed AOTP 1520 Commercial Pilot Ground School. 

Course Description:
This is the first of two courses needed to complete the training required for the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate for single-engine airplanes. This course covers the first phase of commercial pilot training: cross-country navigation and flight review.  It includes 33 hours of solo flight, 11 hours of dual flight instruction, and 5 hours of ground instruction and pre-/post-flight briefings with an FAA approved flight instructor. After completing Commercial Pilot Ground School, students take Commercial Flight I Practicum and Commercial Flight II Practicum to meet the requirements for the FAA Commercial Pilot Rating.

AOTP 1560 Commercial Flight I Practicum will be done as a credit course via a stand-alone non-college FAA 141 Certified Flight School.


Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the operation of aircraft in accordance with FARs, AFMs, and approved procedures and policies.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to operate in the airport environment to commercial standards.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge required for commercial aircraft operations.