Persons interested in obtaining their Visual Flight Rules pilots license can take a course on Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus beginning Jan. 15.
“Aviation Ground School” is being offered in Room 334 inside the Kennedy Center on SCC’s Beatrice Campus, 4771 W. Scott Road. The course prepares students to take the FAA written exam, which is necessary to obtain a VFR pilots license.
The class will be held from 6-10 p.m. each Tuesday from Jan. 15 through April 2. Cost is $525 per person. Dr. Dean Doyle, a certified flight instructor for more than 30 years and a commercial pilot, is the instructor.
For more information, contact Kelly Morgan at 402-228-8244 or [email protected].
VFR is a set of FAA rules for flying aircraft in good visibility.
This is a 12-week course that prepares students for the FAA written exam, which is necessary for gaining a VFR pilots license. Course objectives: Fundamentals of Flight – Pilot training, airplane systems, aerodynamic principles; Flight Operations – The flight environment, communication and flight information; Aviation Weather – Meteorology for pilots, interpreting weather data; Performance and Navigation – Airplane performance and navigation; and Integrating Pilot Knowledge and Skills – Applying human factor principles, the flight planning process.
The required textbook and supplies are included in the cost of the course.
Doyle has been an FAA-certified flight instructor since 1977.