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AVT 2258 Flight Instructor Ground

Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to complete the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Fundamentals of Instruction and Certified Flight Instructor knowledge exams. Topics include foundations of learning, communication process, the fundamentals of instruction, flight instructor responsibilities and professionalism, development of lesson plans and evaluations, logbook endorsements and review of private and commercial pilot aeronautical knowledge areas as it pertains to the FAA Certified Flight Instructor.

Prerequisites: AVT 1110 and AVT 1170 and AVT 2250

Course Outcomes
  • Apply the fundamentals of instruction to develop lesson plans, evaluations, and assessments for private and commercial pilot flight students, including organizing material, typical steps in a ground training lesson and integrated methods.
  • Comprehend the responsibilities of an FAA Certified Flight Instructor.
  • Comprehend the foundations of learning and the art and science of teaching.
  • Demonstrate how to endorse student logbooks according to the Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct and adhere to a comprehensive lesson plan. Apply instructional knowledge and the principles of planning and organizing ground and flight training lessons for specialized instruction, including flight reviews, proficiency checks, aircraft checkouts and transitions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct and adhere to a comprehensive lesson plan. Apply instructional knowledge and the principles of planning and organizing ground and flight training lessons for the Private and Commercial Pilot curriculum.
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
MacAir Aviation
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Permission Required
Note: A Term Fixed Wing Students Only
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from 1:00PM to 3:40PM
Section: A01
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from
1:00PM to 3:40PM
Section: A01
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
Note: Rotorcraft Students Only
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from 5:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: R01
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from
5:00PM to 7:40PM
Section: R01