Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Land Add On – AVIA 331

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course will provide the student a study in the commercial operation of single-engine aircraft. The student will apply the knowledge and skills previously attained during the commercial multi-engine course to the operation of a single-engine aircraft. This will include theoretical and practical training in the flight maneuvers required by the FAA Commercial Pilot Practical Test Standards such that the student will be able to smoothly and precisely perform each single-engine commercial flight maneuver to the high standards required of a professional aviator. To satisfactorily complete this course, the student will be required to successfully complete an FAA Practical Test, which includes an oral exam and a flight test in a single-engine aircraft.

Prerequisites

AVIA 327 and Flight training affiliate with a score of 5

Rationale

The purpose this course is to prepare the student in part to successfully pass the FAA Part 141 Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Additional Class checkride. This stage will be completed by retaining the knowledge instruction obtained in AVIA 315, completing the assignments for AVIA 331 on Blackboard, and successfully passing both the ground and flight stage checks found at the end of the TCO.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Refine basic maneuver skills.
  2. Refine performance maneuvers.
  3. Pass the stage check at the end of the course.

Course Assignment

Textbook Readings

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 Reports (8)

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 instructor to monitor student progress.

Meeting with Instructor

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

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 the chosen topic.

Quizzes (2)

The student will complete 2 quizzes pertaining to topics relevant to commercial flying/aviation. Each quiz will cover the Reading & Study material for the assigned module/week. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 10 short answer questions, and have a 1-hour and 30-minute time limit.

End-of-Course Check

In order to pass this course, the student must complete the appropriate End-of-Course Check or Final Stage Exam for the Commercial, Single-Engine Airplane.