AV 105 - Airport Operations
An introduction to the principles of airport operations. Topics include management functions, airport classification, organizational structures, flight operations, maintenance operations and their relationship with commercial airlines, corporate flight operations, air cargo and general aviation. Pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations governing airport operations will be emphasized. 3 Credits.
AV 107 - Airline Flight Operations
An introduction to the operational aspects of airline flight operations. Topics include management functions, organizational structure and personnel requirements with regard to airlines, commuter, air-taxi and instructional flight operations. The complex area of operational techniques utilized by airlines, and business strategies airlines face today will be discussed. Pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations governing airline operations will be emphasized. 3 Credits.
AV 110 - Private Pilot Ground School
A study of aviation fundamentals including principles of flight, aircraft and engine operations, weather, navigation and radio communication as required by FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations. This course will prepare the student to take the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Certificate Knowledge exam. 4 Credits.
AV 111 - Private Pilot Certification Lab
Students will begin flight training with an FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Certified Flight Instructor. Training will include all skills necessary to pass the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Certificate Practical exam. Corequisite: AV 110. 3 Credits.
Attention CSN students considering enrollment in AV111 Private Pilot Certification Lab
Enrollment in this course is DISCOURAGED if
FAA Medical Certificate-3rd Class, or above, is required. Visit http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/medical_certification/ and apply online using the MedXPress application, then schedule an AME of your choice.
TSA Clearance — Students holding other than citizenship in the United States must acquire TSA clearance prior to any flight training. Visit https://www.flightschoolcandidates.gov/afsp2 to initiate the application process. The processing time varies, students may be subject to course withdraw if the clearance is not acquired by second week of semester.
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AV 112 - Human Factors and Safety
This course will study the effects of human factors on pilot performance and safety including education and training, the aviation environment and pilot mental and physical condition. 3 Credits.
AV 115 - Aviation Meteorology
This course deals with atmospheric conditions and the effect on aeronautical applications. Weather development patterns and observations from the pilot's point of view will be emphasized. 3 Credits.
AV 210 - Instrument Ground School
Aspects of instruction will include the aeronautical knowledge areas as determined by the Federal Aviation Administration for the Instrument Rating ¿ Airplane. This course will prepare eligible students to take the FAA Instrument Rating ¿ Airplane Knowledge Exam. Course may be taken as an IFR refresher or to enhance knowledge of IFR flight operations. Prerequisite: AV 110. 4 Credits.
AV 212 - Instrument Certification
Students will begin flight training with an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor - Instrument. Training will include all skills necessary to pass the FAA Instrument Airplane Practical Exam. Prerequisite: AV 111. 3 Credits.
Note: Students MUST acquire an FAA Medical Certificate Third Class or above prior to flight training. Students having other than U.S. citizenship MUST obtain TSA clearance prior to flight training. Additional fees of $9800 apply for flight training, payable over the course of the semister. Flight training conducted at CSN flight school providers at area airports.
(Posted 9 June 2014)
(Page updated 9 June 2014)