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AVT 1126 Private Pilot Flight Lab - Rotorcraft Helicopter

Prepares students to successfully obtain the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot Certification with a rotorcraft helicopter class rating. The course is conducted under 14 CFR Part 61. Topics include familiarization with the training aircraft, flight maneuvers, takeoff and landing procedures, solo flight, night flight, cross country operations and navigation procedures. Course Performance Standards require 40 hours of flight time and 100% completion of the syllabus requirements. Additional fees including a course fee and a flight lab fee as well as other out-of-pocket expenses apply. Contact the Department for the current listing of these fees and expenses. Three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: AVT 1110

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate normal and maximum performance takeoff and landing procedures during helicopter operations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and conduct cross country flights using pilotage, dead reckoning and navigational aids during helicopter operations.
  • Demonstrate basic flight maneuvers and the ability to maintain specific flight attitudes and ground tracks associated with a helicopter in flight.
Credit Hours: 1
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Other Off Campus Location
Higher Ground Helicopter
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Not Eligible for CCP Program, Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Course Fee: $18,161.25
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MTTH from 8:00AM to 10:00AM
Section: 103
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MTTH from
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Section: 103
Face to Face
Other Off Campus Location
Higher Ground Helicopter
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Not Eligible for CCP Program, Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Course Fee: $18,161.25
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MWF from 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Section: 102
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MWF from
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Section: 102
Face to Face
Other Off Campus Location
Higher Ground Helicopter
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Not Eligible for CCP Program, Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Course Fee: $18,161.25
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MWF from 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Section: 105
Open Seats: 1
Meets: MWF from
12:00PM to 2:00PM
Section: 105