Aviation Fundamentals

  • This course presents the fundamentals of aviation for the beginning student which includes a study of the airplane and its components, aerodynamics, basic aircraft systems, the airport environment, air-traffic control procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, the basic elements of air navigation including radio navigation, and a review of aviation weather. It prepares the student for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot Knowledge examination.

    Grades: 10-12

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math B)

    Dual Enrollment: Metro State University of Denver (AES 1100), $50 additional fee per MSU credit, 6 credits

    Certifications: FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Examination preparation

Drone Pilot

  • Concepts in this course include drone components, drone operation, drone pilot skills, drone pilot careers, airspace, weather, airport operations, authorizations and waivers and the regulations governing drone operations. At the end of the course students will be prepared to take the FAA Remote Pilot Exam (Part 107). This course would be an applied applications course and could include instruction in aerial photography for commercial purposes, recording instrumentation, topics in inspection for industrial purposes, and data analytics.

    Grades: 10-12

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math B)

    Certifications: FAA Remote Pilot Certification (Part 107)

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