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Aeronautics-Professional Pilot

31-402-1 Technical Diploma (TD) Part Time and Full Time 32 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you’d like to build your flight experience for employment in the aviation industry, this diploma program can give you the training and experience you need to get started. Your training includes FAA approved 141 flight training for Private Pilot, Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot Multi-Engine and Single-Engine, so you’ll have flight experience and certifications for your first professional pilot job. You’ll be well prepared for a variety of interesting career options. If your goal is to become an airline pilot, this program can offer an alternative pathway to our Aeronautics-Pilot Training associate degree to acquire the necessary flight hours you’ll need to be eligible for those positions.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Occupational Specific (32 Credits)

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Private Pilot-Ground
10-402-101
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers ground training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Private Pilot certificate level. Total Cost: $454.95, which includes Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $4.50, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Admission to Aeronautics-Pilot Training program, Aeronautics Professional Pilot Technical Diploma or department consent
Aviation Weather
10-402-102
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers ground training of aviation weather, aviation human factors, aviation safety, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level. Total Cost: $454.95, which includes Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $4.50, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Admission to Aeronautics-Pilot Training program or Aeronautics Professional Pilot Technical Diploma or Department Consent
Private Pilot-Flight
10-402-191
3Credit
108
54
108 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Covers ground and flight training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Private Pilot certificate level. Aircraft Type: C172, Course Hours: Dual 39.5, Solo 10, Phase check 4, Checkride 1.5, Simulator Hours-F141/142/RB/Mentor 4, Ground 65. Total Cost: $9,051.39, which includes Insurance/AC Lease/Fuel Fees $7,887.94, Aviation Testing Fees $545.00, Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $168.00, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Admission to Aeronautics-Pilot Training program, Aeronautics Professional Pilot Technical Diploma or department consent; Coreq: Private Pilot - Ground (10402101)
Instrument-Ground
10-402-103
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers ground training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level with an emphasis on IFR operations. Total Cost: $454.95, which includes Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $4.50, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Private Pilot, Ground 10402101; Admission to Aeronautics-Pilot Training AAS Degree or Aeronautics-Professional Pilot Technical Diploma or Department Consent
Aircraft Systems
10-402-106
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers ground training of aircraft systems, aviation human factors, aviation law and regulation, aviation safety, airworthiness, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level. Total Cost: $484.95, which includes Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $4.50, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05, Online Fee $30.00. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Admission to Aeronautics - Pilot Training AAS or Aeronautics - Professional Technical Diploma Diploma or Department Consent
Commercial Instrument-Flight 2
10-402-120
2Credit
72
36
N/A
72 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. Covers ground and flight training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level with an emphasis on IFR operations. Total Cost: $6,042.32, which includes Insurance/AC Lease/Fuel Fees $5,630.02, Program Fee $273.00, Material Fee $112.00, Activity Fee $24.60, Parking Fee $2.70. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Coreq: commercial Instrument - Flight 1 (10402192)
Commercial Instrument-Flight 1
10-402-192
3Credit
108
54
N/A
108 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Covers ground and flight training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level with an emphasis on IFR Operations. Aircraft Type C172, Course Hours: Dual 49, Solo 0, Phase Check 4.5, Checkride 1.5. Simulator-F141/142/RB/Mentor 15, Ground 50. Total Cost: $9,029.31, which includes Insurance/AC Lease/Fuel/FAA Test Fees $7,770.86, Aviation Testing Fees $640.00, Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $168.00, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Private Pilot - Flight (10402191); Coreq: Instrument - Ground (10402103)
Commercial Instrument-Flight 3
10-402-186
3Credit
108
54
N/A
108 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Covers ground and flight training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level with an emphasis on single-engine operations. Aircraft Type C172, Course Hours: Dual 18.5, Solo 18, Phase Check 1.5. Simulator-Truflight 16, Ground 40. Total Cost: $8,066.87, which includes Insurance/AC Lease/Fuel Fees $7,448.42, Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $168.00, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Commercial Instrument - Flight 2 (10402120)
Commercial-Ground
10-402-104
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers ground training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level with an emphasis on multi-engine operations. Total Cost: $454.95, which includes Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $4.50, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Instrument, Ground 10402103; Admission to Aeronautics - Pilot Training AAS Degree or Aeronautics - Pilot Technical Diploma or Department Consent
Aerodynamics
10-402-105
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers ground training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft design and limitations, and theories of flight to the Commercial Pilot certificate level. Total Cost: $484.95, which includes Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $4.50, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05, Online Fee $30.00. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Admission to Aeronautics - Pilot Training Degree, Aeronautics - Professional Pilot Technical Diploma, or department consent
Commercial Instrument-Flight 4
10-402-194
3Credit
108
54
N/A
108 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Covers ground and flight training of aerodynamics and aircraft performance, aircraft systems, aviation human factors, air traffic control and airspace, aviation law and regulation, aviation weather, aviation safety, airworthiness, flight maneuvers, weight and balance, navigation, and emergency operations to the Commercial Pilot certificate level with an emphasis on multi-engine operations. Aircraft Type C172, Course Hours: Dual 14, Solo 12, Phase Check 1.5, Checkride 1.5. Aircraft BE-76 Dual 30.5, Phase Check 3, Checkride 1.5, Simulator-Truflight 20, Simulator-F141/142/RB/Mentor 8, Ground 39. Total Cost: $17,590.42, which includes Insurance/AC Lease/Fuel Fees $15,976.97, Aviation Testing Fees $995.00, Program Fee $409.50, Material Fee $168.00, Activity Fee $36.90, Parking Fee $4.05. Costs are for the 2019-20 school year, and are subject to change.
Prereq: Commercial Instrument - Flight 3 (10402186)

Expected Competencies


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