Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.
This course will introduce students to the development of aviation from earliest beginnings to modern day. Students will understand the relevance of significant aviation events, contributions from specific individuals, aircraft development, deregulation, administrative bodies and commercial companies
The history of aviation from the earliest times through the modern jet age will be explored. Students will discover significant aviation developments and how they came about.
Private Pilot Ground School:
This course focuses on the study of aviation fundamentals, principles of flight, aircraft and engine operations, weather, navigation, and radio communications as required by FAA regulations. Students will be prepared to begin flight training. Practical application in a simulation lab to include the information for private pilot flight maneuvers, procedures, and regulations for takeoff, cruise, traffic pattern operations, approach, emergencies, and cross-country operations. One hour per week lab time is required.
This is an introductory course that provides pilots with an understanding of aircraft systems, components, and basic operations general to all aircraft. Included will be information about power plants, fuel, and electrical systems