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AVT 2263 Commercial Pilot Flight Lab - Airplane Single Engine

Prepares students with the aeronautical knowledge, skills 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. The course is conducted under 14 CFR Part 141. Topics include familiarization with the complex training aircraft, commercial flight maneuvers, simulated emergency procedures, maximum performance takeoff and landing procedures and extended cross-country flight operations. Course Performance Standards require 120 hours of flight time and 100% completion of the course syllabus requirements. Additional fees including a course fee and a flight lab fee as well as other out-of-pocket expenses apply. Contact the Department for the current listing of these fees and expenses. Nine lab hours per week. Additional flights outside of the scheduled weekly lab hours are required for course completion.

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

Prereqs: AVT 1110 AND AVT 1170 


  • Demonstrate advanced flight maneuvers, maintain specific flight attitudes and ground tracks associated with an aircraft in the flight environment.
  • Demonstrate correct use of complex aircraft systems including power settings, constant speed propeller settings, retractable landing gear, emergency operations and aircraft performance.
  • Demonstrate the accurate planning of both day and night extended cross country flights in a complex aircraft. Safely conduct extended cross country flights using pilotage, dead reckoning and navigation systems.

Credit Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 9