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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Commercial Pilot Ground School
Course Number: AERO 150
  • Calculate aircraft performance data necessary for takeoff and landing, and cross-country flight.
  • Explain the principles of flight and aerodynamics as they relate to high-performance aircraft.
  • Students completing the course will be able to compute takeoff and landing data.
  • Describe the objective, procedures, and common errors of the Commercial Pilot flight maneuvers.
  • Students will be able to compute weight and balance calculations that include 'weight shift' and 'weight change' problems
  • Diagram the basic fuel system of a single-engine aircraft and relate the function of individual components to the overall system.
  • Appraise takeoff decisions based on computed aircraft weight and balance, including center of gravity and the aircraft's safe operating limitations.