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Sinclair College

AVT 2250 Commercial Pilot Ground

Prepares fixed-wing students with the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Airplane Category and Single Engine Land Class Rating. Topics include federal aviation regulations applicable to commercial pilot operations, airspace, flight information, meteorology, aeronautical decision making, Visual Flight Rules (VFR) cross-country flight planning and navigation.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: AVT 1110 AND AVT 1170 


  • Comprehend and apply weather patterns and hazards related to flight operations, the information contained in printed weather reports and forecasts and graphic weather products, as well as sources of weather information as it applies to commercial pilot cross country operations.
  • Comprehend and apply airport environment, airspace and flight information including collision avoidance and runway incursion avoidance as it applies to commercial pilot operations.
  • Demonstrate and apply the federal aviation regulations as they pertain to commercial pilot operations.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3