Multi-Engine Instructor – AVIA 443

CG • Section 16WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 04/29/2022

Course Description

This course builds on the Certified Flight Instructor certification to teach techniques and maneuvers in preparation for the FAA Multi-Engine Practical Flight Test.

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

Rationale

The purpose of this course is to integrate all flight training through the commercial certificate into the practical FAA requirements to become a Multi-Engine Certified Flight Instructor. 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.

Course Assignment

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the candidate will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student must complete various Discussions in this course. Each student will post an initial thread of 400–500 words of the assigned module for each Discussion. In addition, the student must then post 2 replies of 250 words. These are intended to be scholarly dialogues and for each thread, the student must support his/her assertions with proper scholarly support in APA format with sources listed as References at the end of the post.  (CLO: A, B, C, D)

The student must submit a 2–3 minute video introduction. The student may use a multi-media platform of choice to record the video. However, Kaltura is recommended. Specific elements stated within the discussion prompt must be included. This will be a graded assignment. The student must also reply to at least 2 classmates' introductions. Each reply must contain at least 150 words, including a question or a relevant follow-up response to guide the discussion.

The Flight Affiliate Handbook provides essential information to the successful completion of your flight training program and requirements. This quiz will ask the student to acknowledge that he or she has read the FTA Handbook provided via the FTA Welcome Letter as well as any and all information provided on the Liberty University Flight Training Affiliate Program website.  (CLO: A, B)

As the student progresses through Flight Training Syllabus at their Flight Training Affiliate, it is very important that the student stays on pace to complete the course requirements before the end of the term. To help the student stay fully aware of their own progress and to keep the professor informed, the student will submit a Flight Course Log Quiz. This is the student’s opportunity to keep a journal of their flight training experience and it will serve as a means for the professor to understand how things are going in flight training.

The purpose of these quizzes is to prepare you for instructing. Each quiz will cover material from the Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards for Airplane (PTS) Section 2, not by the assigned module readings. Questions can come from any aspect of the Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards for Airplane (PTS) Section 2. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain various multiple-choice questions. These quizzes may be taken up to 5 times with unlimited minutes. The highest score will be recorded.  (CLO: A)

The purpose of this assignment is to prepare a Flight Lesson Plan and a visual and audio lesson presentation regarding a student created flight lesson plan to include applicable references from this course. The following are required elements of the Flight Lesson Presentation:

  • Lesson Plan Template: The student will use the provided “Lesson Plan Template” and create a thorough flight lesson that he or she would present to his or her student. The lesson must be over a flight topic that a multi-engine instructor would need to teach a flight student.
  • PowerPoint Presentation: The student will then create a PowerPoint presentation to “teach” the flight knowledge, concepts, and skills that he or she will use as he or she visually teaches the lesson to the flight student. Be sure to use images that will assist in relaying practical real-world skills.
  • Prepare a video of the student, as a teacher, teaching the lesson he or she has prepared. This student can be sitting right beside the student in the video as he or she teaches or the student can “pretend” the student is in the video.

Once your professor watches the lesson, they should fully understand and apply the knowledge and skills the student has taught.  (CLO: A, B, C, D)

As the student progresses through their Flight Training Syllabus at their Flight Training Affiliate, it is very important that the student stays on pace to complete the “Percent of TCO” requirement before the end of the course. To help the student stay fully aware of their own progress and to keep the professor informed, the student will upload the “Percent of TCO Form” verifying “percent of TCO” progress halfway through the course and before the final module of the course. This form will provide crucial information exchanged between all stakeholders (professor, student, and flight instructor/ FTA).

In order to pass this class, the student must complete his or her Multi-Engine Instructor training at an approved Part 141 Flight Training Affiliate (FTA). Once complete, the student must submit a Part 141 Graduation Certificate and either a copy of the FAA Multi-Engine Instructor Certificate (front and back), or Temporary FAA Multi-Engine Instructor Certificate if applicable.  (CLO: C, D)