Aviation Courses

Course Descriptions

  • Aviation Technology I - Session I
    Exposes students to careers in the field of aviation, such as air traffic control, flight dispatching and airport management, etc. The course covers fundamentals of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, performance and navigation. Units of instruction include; flight history, safety, space, airport layout, aeronautical charts, radar, radio procedures, aerodynamics, weather patterns and hazards. Emphasis on applied academics in math and science are integrated, along with decision-making principles as it applies to flight-related factors. Lessons are enhanced by guest speakers and field trips to local airports and aviation sites.

    Aviation Technology I - Session II
    This course is a continuation of Aviation Technology I – Session 1. The course covers fundamentals of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, engine performance, navigation and communication. Students will be exposed to technologies related to aviation including UAV and flight simulation technology. Emphasis on applied academics in math and science are integrated throughout the curriculum along with decision-making principles as it applies to flight-related factors.

    Aviation Technology II
    This course is a continuation of concepts learned in Aviation I. This course will cover advanced flight topics from area Aviation experts. Students will be exposed to new concepts in UAS and drone technology as well as expanding topics covered in Aviation I to an advanced level. Students will be preparing to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private pilot written exam. Successful completion of Aviation I is a prerequisite.