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AVT 2251 Helicopter Commercial Pilot Ground

Prepares students with the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate for Helicopter pilots. Topics include federal aviation regulations applicable to commercial pilot operations, airspace, flight information, meteorology, aeronautical decision making, Visual Flight Rules (VFR) cross-country flight planning and navigation.

Prerequisites: AVT 1110 or AVT 1111 and AVT 1170 or AVT 1171

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate and apply the federal aviation regulations as they pertain to commercial pilot operations.
  • Apply airport environment, airspace and flight information including collision avoidance and runway incursion avoidance as it applies to commercial pilot operations.
  • Apply weather patterns and hazards related to flight operations, the information contained in printed weather reports and forecasts and graphic weather products, as well as sources of weather information as it applies to commercial pilot cross country operations.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 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: Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Note: Rotorcraft Students Only
Open Seats: 10
Meets: W from 5:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: R01
Open Seats: 10
Meets: W from
5:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: R01