AV 220 : Commercial Pilot-Airplane

Transcript title

Commercial Pilot-Airplane



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Lecture hours



AV 110 (or Private Pilot Certificate).


Provides ground instruction of aeronautical skills and knowledge applicable to the FAA Commercial Pilot Certification portion of the Professional Pilot training syllabus. Covers night flight, aviation physiology, advanced aerodynamics, aircraft performance, weight and balance, complex and multi-engine aircraft operations, advanced airplane systems, commercial operations, and FAA Regulations for commercial pilots and noncommercial flight operations with emphasis on human factors, crew resource management, and decision making.

Learning outcomes

1. Develop commercial pilot level understanding of flight instruments, weather, performance, systems, Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), and cross-country planning as they relate to commercial flight operations.
2. Summarize the test standards and information in order to pass the FAA Commercial Pilot written knowledge exam.
3. Describe and apply principles of flight in multi-engine airplanes.

Content outline

Weather Concepts
Aircraft Systems
Airport Operations Procedures
Airport Facility Directory Weather Services
Commercial Flight Considerations
Advanced Human Factors Concepts
Flight Instruments
Weight Balance
Aircraft Performance
Common Carriage
FAA Regulations

Required materials

Requires textbook and/or online learning materials.

Grading methods

This course is assessed through homework, exams, and a final exam.

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