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Course Details
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Students will receive a foundation in both manned and unmanned aviation, and students will receive part of the critical background knowledge required for both of two Federal Aviation Administration tests: the Private Pilot Knowledge Test or the Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test (drone operation license) through this course.  Topics include a variety of focus areas required for any careers in aviation, and may include (but are not limited to): pre-flight procedures, airspace, radio communications, aviation phraseology, regulations, airport operations, aviation safety, weather, cockpit management, and emergency procedures.  The course will cover small unmanned aircraft performance, ethics, human factors, aeronautical decision-making and judgment, safety protocols, weight and balance, maintenance, aviation weather sources and effects of weather (micro-meteorology) on small unmanned aircraft performance, small unmanned aircraft loading and performance, emergency procedures, crew resource management, and preflight inspection procedures.  Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn how to use an FAA-approved flight simulator, and will have the opportunity, if interested, to take their Discovery Flight with a certified flight instructor.

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