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    Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog (2017 - 2018)
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AVI 210 - Commercial Pilot Theory


This course will take the concepts studied in Private Pilot Theory and Instrument Pilot Theory to a more advanced level to prepare the student for a professional career in the field. Subject matter will include Federal Aviation Regulations that pertain to Commercial Pilot privileges, limitations, and flight operations, NTSB accident case studies and accident/incident reporting, Aerodynamics, Meteorology to include recognition of critical weather situations and use of reports and forecasts, effects of exceeding aircraft performance limitations, function of complex aircraft systems and high performance aircraft operations, aviation safety to include aeronautical decision making and judgment, aviation physiology to include night and high altitude operations, review of the National Airspace System, and Human Factors in aviation. Successful completion of this course will provide an endorsement to take the FAA Commercial Pilot written exam.
Prerequisite(s): AVI 110 Private Pilot Theory, AVI 111 Private Pilot Lab, AVI 120 Instrument Pilot Theory, and AVI 121 Instrument Pilot Flight or credit for previous ground and flight training.
4 credits



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