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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Sciences Technology, Flight Instructor Certificate

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Program Description

The Flight Instructor Certificate program will prepare the applicant with the required flight and ground training necessary to be eligible to test for a Federal Aviation Administration Certified Flight Instructor Pilot Certificate.  The 5-credit hour program consists of two courses:  AVST 2442 Flight Instructor Pilot Flight Lab and AVST 2343 Flight Instructor Pilot Ground School. Must possess an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Instrument Rating.

For More Information Contact: School of Science and Mathematics
Riverside Community Campus and Aviation Center

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Be prepared for the FAA FOI and FIA Written Examinations. 
  • Be prepared for the FAA Flight Instructor Practical Test.
  • Integrate aeronautical decision-making principles within professional flying.
  • Operate an airplane in a safe and proficient manner.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations


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Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Aviation Sciences Technology, Flight Instructor Certificate Program Map    

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