Aviation Management & Flight (NLPS)

Course Overview

This course provides the student the opportunity to develop an understanding of various aspects of the aviation industry to include general regulations and laws associated with the field. Included is an overview of the aviation field and all employment opportunities. Areas of study include aerodynamics, aircraft systems, performance, weight and balance, physiology, regulations, cross country planning, weather, and decision-making skills. Students will also learn of the departments associated with an airport and their impact on the industry as a whole. Students will receive ground school knowledge required for certification as a private pilot with an airplane single engine land rating. Areas of study include aerodynamics, aircraft systems, performance, weight and balance, physiology, regulations, cross country planning, weather, and decision-making skills. This course also includes the operation and management of the Fixed Base Operation (FBO). It introduces the challenges and complexity of aviation security faced by aviation professionals across the industry and traces the evolution of current security approaches and explores technologies and processes targeting threat mitigation and improved operational efficiency. Emphasis will be placed on financial and operational considerations as well as on regulatory requirements and constraints. After successful  completion of  this course, students will be eligible to complete the flight portion of the private pilots license. 
 


Tentative College Credits Available

Course College Credits Prerequisite(s) Other
AVIT 111 - Introduction to Aviation Technology 3   Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credit
AVIT 120 - Private Pilot Theory 3   Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credit
AVIT 132 - Aviation Operations 3   Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credit
AVIT 138 - Aviation Weather Services 3   Qualifies for THD Priority Dual Credit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Industry Certifications

 

DOE Course

0390/0391/0392

Recommended Grade Level

11, 12

High School Credits:

  • 2 semester course
  • 2 semesters required
  • 3 credits per semester
  • 6 credits maximum

Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas