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Sinclair College

AVT 2251 Helicopter Commercial Pilot Ground

Prepares students with the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate for Helicopter pilots. 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 OR AVT 1111 AND AVT 1170 OR AVT 1171 


  • Demonstrate and apply the federal aviation regulations as they pertain to commercial pilot operations.
  • Apply airport environment, airspace and flight information including collision avoidance and runway incursion avoidance as it applies to commercial pilot operations.
  • 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.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3