AVIATION

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SURVEY OF AVIATION HISTORY | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT (AVSC 1010) - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS  (A88740C)
  • 3 Credits CE

Designed for all students interested in aviation careers. Includes a general knowledge of aviation, historical events, and aerospace studies/development opportunities. Covers aviation and aerospace terminology, how aircraft and spacecraft fly, research and development of future systems, government and industry roles in the growth of aviation.  Provides entering students with first year experience covering critical thinking, time and financial management and collaboration, as well as aviation career prospects.


FLIGHT SIMULATOR/PRIVATE PILOT LAB | HIGH SCHOOL COURSE - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS  (A887930)
  • PreReq:  Survey of Aviation History (Or CoReq)
  • CoReq:  Private Pilot

This student led course is designed to augment the Private Pilot course in giving students more time and supplemental information to help students pass the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Knowledge Test.  This includes hands-on use of our advanced flight simulators to teach flying fundamentals, stick and rudder skills, takeoffs and landings, ground reference maneuvers, traffic pattern operations, stall recovery, navigation and flight planning.


PRIVATE PILOT | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT (AVSC 1100) - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS  (A88750C)
  • 3 Credits CE
  • PreReq:  Survey of Aviation History - B+ or higher (Or CoReq)

Introduces the entry-level student to the airplane as they prepare for flight training. Stresses airport systems, air traffic control procedures, aviation weather, air navigation, radio communication procedures, and Federal Aviation Regulations. Prepares students for the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Knowledge Test.


UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS (Drones) UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT (Spring 2022) SEMESTER

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • .5 Credit HS  (A88802)

Students will gain an understanding of FAA regulations and safe operation of small Unmanned Aerial Systems in the National Airspace System. UAS safety, flight planning, crew resource management will be covered.  Ethics and social issues related to UAS will be examined.  The course will prepare students for the FAA Part 107 test for a commercial drone operator certificate.