Multi-Engine Flight – AVIA 440

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

Course Description

Introduction to multi-engine flight and all related maneuvers in preparation for the FAA Multi-Engine Rating.


AVIA 327 and AVIA 430 (may be taken concurrently) and AVIA 220 and AVIA 225 and Flight training affiliate with a score of 5


The purpose of this course is to integrate the information learned during AVIA 430 (Multi-Engine Theory) into the practical FAA requirements to become a certified multi-engine pilot. The requirements of this course come from FAA Air Circular AC 61-65E regulations. Completion of this course will prepare the student to take the FAA in-flight practical check flight.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the requirements for an FAA multi-engine rating.
  2. Explain the unique aerodynamic differences in multi-engine versus single engine aircraft.
  3. Discuss all maneuvers required for FAA multi-engine rating.
  4. Exhibit an in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of multi-engine flight.
  5. Demonstrate Christian character as a professional pilot.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

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

Discussion Board Forums (3)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be 250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 100 words.

Flight Student Information 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/Week 1. This is an open book and open video exam with no time limit that consists of 20 questions (multiple choice, true/false, and short answer). This exam is required and will provide the student with some very important information for success.

The information is from the Liberty University School of Aeronautics Flight Training Affiliate Student Handbook: (and) The following video presentation on flight student expectations:

Essay Question

The student will answer an essay question with at least 250 words.

Mishap Report

The student will write a 2–3-page paper that focuses on a multi-engine mishap and factors related to it.

Quizzes (3)

Each quiz will cover the textbook readings for that module/week. Quizzes will be open-book/open-notes and will contain 18 multiple choice and true/false questions and 2 essay questions. The student will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete each quiz.

Progress Reports (7)

The student will account for the total number of ground, flight, and/or simulator activities completed at the Flight Training Affiliate. The student will receive full credit for answering the question regardless of the number of activities that were completed.

Certificate Submission

In order to pass this class the student must complete Multi-Engine Flight training at a Flight Training Affiliate. Once complete, the student must submit either a copy of the graduation certificate, license/certificate (front and back), or temporary certificate if applicable.