Aviation (ARO)

ARO 130 - Preventative Maintenance for Pilots

Course Description

Effective: 2016-11-07

Introduces the mechanics of the airplane, its powerplant and systems to enable the student to evaluate malfunctions and make maintenance decisions. Covers critical factors that inform purchase of aircraft. Provides the knowledge and skills required for airplane preventative maintenance.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

To prepare student with basic proficiency and stills to conduct preventative maintenance in accordance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 43, Appendix A, Paragraph c. This course will be useful for individuals who are interested in the purchase of an aircraft or those interested in learning how to properly perform aircraft preventative maintenance.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Federal Aviation Pilot Certificate or Higher or Program Head approval.

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ARO 255 - Multi-Engine Class Rating

Course Description

Effective: 2016-11-07

Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Private or Commercial Pilot Multi-engine Airplane Certificate. Includes the number of flight hours necessary to develop the competency level required by the Federal Aviation Administration and requires the use of multi-engine aircraft.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
2-3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is recommended for any private or commercial pilot interested in becoming a multi-engine pilot. This course prepares the student with an understanding of multi-engine flying at either the private or commercial level

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ARO 236 and Permission of the Program Head

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ARO 256 - Certified Flight Instructor

Course Description

Effective: 2016-11-07

Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Flight Instructor Certification Instrument Rating. Demonstrates principles and method for instrument flying instruction, comprehensive coverage of instrument flight maneuvers, and aeronautical knowledge and skill necessary for instructing instrument flight.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is recommended for any commercial pilot interested in becoming a flight instructor. This course prepares the student with an understanding of airport operations and management.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ARO 237

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Major Topics to be Included

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ARO 257 - Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument

Course Description

Effective: 2016-11-07

Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Examination for Certified Flight Instruction Instrument - Airplane. Includes training syllabus and lesson plan development, teaching methods, performance evaluation, and instructor responsibilities.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is recommended for any commercial pilot interested in becoming an instrument flight instructor. This course prepares the student with an understanding of instrument flight instruction elements.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ARO 237 and ARO 256

Course Objectives

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ARO 258 - Certified Flight Instructor - Multi-Engine

Course Description

Effective: 2016-11-07

Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for flight instructor certification multi-engine rating. Includes principles and methods for multi-engine flying instruction, comprehensive coverage of multi-engine flight maneuvers, and aeronautical knowledge and skill necessary for instructing instrument flight.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is recommended for any commercial pilot interested in becoming a multi-engine flight instructor. This course prepares the student with an understanding of multi-engine flight instruction elements.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ARO 237, ARO 255, ARO 256 or Program Head approval

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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