Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Land Add On – AVIA 331

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 09/05/2023

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.

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


The purpose of this course is to prepare the student in part to successfully pass the FAA Part 141 Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Additional Class checkride.

Course Assignment

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

FTA Student Handbook Acknowledgment Quiz

The FTA Student Handbook provides essential information and requirements for the successful completion of your flight training program. This quiz will ask you to acknowledge that you have read the FTA Student Handbook provided to you in the SOA Flight Student Community (see Explore item in Module 1 for link) as well as any and all information provided to you within the Liberty University ATLAS website.

The student must submit a 2–3 minute video introduction. The student may use a multi-media platform of choice to record his/her 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 student must complete various Discussions in this course. Each student will post a thread of 400–500 words of the assigned Module: Week 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)

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 at the midterm and final week of the course. This form will provide crucial information exchanged between all stakeholders (professor, student, and flight instructor/ FTA).

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 this assignment is to prepare a visual and audio briefing/presentation regarding a personally created flight scenario to include applicable references from this Course. The visual briefing/presentation must include a 4-6 minute recorded Narrated PowerPoint presentation thoroughly covering all necessary key elements. Within the presentation, the student must include and cite from appropriate aviation resources. A minimum of 2 sources, APA formatted, is required. (CLO: A, B, C)

In order to pass this class, the student must complete their Commercial Pilot, Single-engine Add-on training at an approved Flight Training Affiliate (FTA). Once complete, the student must submit a Part 141 Graduation Certificate and a copy of either the FAA Commercial Pilot, Single-engine Add-on (front and back) or a temporary FAA Commercial Pilot Single-Engine Add-On. (CLO: A, B, C)

Personal Reflection Assignment

The student will write a 2-3 page paper (not including title and references) reflecting on their flight training experience. This experience includes both the academic work completed as well as the % of TCO completed during flight training at the FTA.

Each quiz will cover the Learn material for the assigned Modules: Weeks. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain various questions, and have a an assigned time limit. (CLO: A, B)