Commercial Flight I – AVIA 325

CG • Section • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 10/27/2020

Course Description

This course is the first of three sequential flight training courses that include the requisite aircraft and simulator training and experience required for the FAA Commercial Pilot practical test. During this course, students will complete approximately one third of the aircraft and simulator training and experience hours required in the applicable commercial pilot training course outline (TCO).

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

The purpose of this first of three sequential courses is for the student to partially fulfil the federally regulated training requirements necessary to complete the FAA Commercial Pilot practical test.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a satisfactory level of knowledge and flight skills proficiency to progress in the commercial pilot training curriculum.
  2. Discuss topics relevant to commercial pilot flight operations.
  3. Analyze commercial pilot topics using relevant aviation resources.
  4. Describe his/her biblical worldview as it relates to his/her role as an aviation professional.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentation

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1

Flight Course Student Expectations Quiz

This quiz consists of questions that were pulled from content within the FTA Student Handbook, and the student video presentations attached in the reading and study section of module 1. This is an open book and open video exam that consists of 20 questions (multiple choice, true/false, and short answer). This exam is required and will provide you with some very important information for your success.

The information is from your Liberty University School of Aeronautics Flight Training Affiliate Student Handbook: https://www.liberty.edu/media/1121/FTA_Student_Handbook_Rv_9.pdf (and) the following video presentation on flight student expectations: https://www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?PID=40358

Weekly Progress Checks (16)

The student will complete a weekly progress report that includes a description of the week’s flight training.  This is a graded journaling assignment that enables the course professor to monitor student progress.

Course Quizzes (2)

The student will complete two knowledge assignments pertaining to topics relevant to commercial flying/aviation.

Video Presentation

The student will choose from a list of provided topics and then prepare, record, and submit a 4–6-minute video presentation/briefing about that topic.

Meeting with Professor

The student will meet with the flight course professor via Skype (or other means) to discuss training progress, expectations, etc. at least one time during the term.

Complete approximately 33% of your Flight Course Training Course Outline (TCO) as determined by your Flight Training Affiliate (FTA)