Germanna Workforce Class of the Week – Private Pilot Ground School
From Germanna Community College
Title: Private Pilot Ground School
Dates: 1/14/18 – 3/25/18
Time: 4:00 – 6:30 PM
Location: Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg Center for Advanced Technology
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Registration deadline is January 13, 2018 at 12:00 AM
This course introduces participants to the exciting field of aviation as a hobby or possible career. The following aviation topics are included in this course: principles of flight; aircraft systems; airplane performance; flight operations; radio communication; Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations; the human factors associated with aviation; aviation weather; navigational charts and calculation; and cross country flying.
This course prepares participants to successfully complete the FAA private pilot written examination. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a logbook endorsement to take the FAA private pilot written examination. Participants may be required to access instructional assignments through BlackBoard, the college’s internet-based course management system.
Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet skills. Participants will also need to purchase the curriculum materials from the instructor at the first class session at a cost of approximately $250.