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Trade & Industrial Education
Fundamentals of Flight
In this course, students will be introduced to pilot training and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which governs commercial and general aviation. They will learn about careers in aviation and the requirements needed to obtain pilot ratings, airplane class ratings, and medical certificates. The major systems and components of an airplane will be covered, along with the identification and purpose of various flight instruments and aerodynamic principles.
Jeff Huffman, TDL Career Cluster Team Leader, 405-743-5145,

-Understand pilot training

-Aviation opportunities explained

-Introduction to human factors

-Various airplane systems explained

-Students will learn flight instrument knowledge

-Students will learn aerodynamic principles

Written test evaluation to meet the written component of the FAA Private Pilot Certification. The student may continue their hands-on application portion in either a FAR part 141 school and or a part 61 certified flight center.

-Student Pilot Certificate - FAA requirement needed to exercise solo flight privileges

-Private Pilot Ground School Certificate

-Conoco-Phillips Ground Handling Certification

-Jeppesen Private Pilot Manual

-Jeppesen Private Pilot Syllabus

-Jeppesen Private Pilot Maneuvers
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Transportation Operations Private Pilot (Ground School)