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Tuesday, January 24: All daytime and evening classes (both credit and continuing education) will be cancelled after 2 p.m. at all campuses. Also, all offices of Iowa Lakes will be closed effective at 2 p.m. Students and employees are encouraged to stay alert to changing weather conditions.

 
 

Aviation (AVI)

AVI-105 Introduction to Aviation, 3 cr.
Introduction to Aviation provides a broad understanding of all aspects of the air transportation and aerospace industries. Lectures cover what has happened in the industry to date with emphasis on present and future developments in air transportation. The course examines the impact the airline industry is making on airports and other segments of aviation and aerospace.
 
AVI-110 History of Aviation, 3 cr.
History of Aviation presents historical antecedents leading to the conquest of the air and the evolution of aviation progress to the present day. The course is intended as an introductory course for those pursuing a major in aviation or considering aviation as a vocation or wanting to gain a historical perspective of the development of the field of aviation and aerospace.
 
AVI-112  Sport Pilot Ground School 3 cr.
The classroom ground school instruction in the fundamentals of aerodynamics, flight environments, aircraft systems, aircraft performance, weather, FAA regulations and the primary forms of navigation required to take the FAA Sport Pilot written exam.
 
AVI-113  Sport Pilot Flight Lab 2 cr.
The flight instruction required in the fundamentals of aerodynamics, flight environments, aircraft systems, aircraft performance, weather, FAA regulations and the primary forms of navigation to become a Sport pilot. 
 
AVI-114  Sport/Private Pilot Bridge Lab 1 cr.
The flight instruction in the fundamentals of aerodynamics, flight environments, aircraft systems, aircraft performance, weather, FAA regulations and the primary forms of navigation to become a private pilot. Prerequisite: Sport Pilot Certificate
 
AVI-129 Employ Prep Aviation Careers, 1 cr.
Teaches students how to prepare an aviation-type resume, cover letter, and how to handle an aviation job interview.
 
AVI-139 Private Pilot Theory, 3 cr.
Private Pilot Theory is designed to prepare those students who want to obtain a Private Pilot Certificate with the information needed to successfully complete the FAA Private Pilot Airmen Knowledge Test. This course will cover such items as the fundamentals of flight, aviation weather, airplane performance, and navigation procedures along with flight planning and human factors involved in flying an aircraft. For students not desiring flight training, this course will provide valuable insight into a mode of transportation that will be an integral part of their futures.
 
AVI-140 Private Pilot Ground School, 4 cr.
The classroom ground school instruction in the fundamentals of aerodynamics, flight environments, aircraft systems, aircraft performance, weather, FAA regulations and the primary forms of navigation necessary to take the FAA Private pilot exam.
 
AVI-180 Private Pilot Flight Lab I, 3 cr.
This Lab provides the flight time required to reach the experience and skill level needed in the fundamentals of aerodynamics, flight environments, aircraft systems, aircraft performance, weather, FAA regulations and the primary forms of navigation in order to take the Private Pilot practical test.
 
AVI-212 Instrument Ground School, 4 cr.
Classroom ground school instruction in instrument procedures and operations.   Topics include; instrument approach procedures, advanced weather analysis and weather services, air traffic control procedures, FAA regulations and airspace use, and advance radio navigation procedures and en route procedures.
 
AVI-215 Aviation Safety, 3 cr.
This course provides the student with a detailed introduction to aspects of aviation safety as well as the associated components of flight human factors, aircraft technology, weather related accidents and accident investigation. Prerequisite: AVI-105.
 
AVI-220 Aviation Meteorology, 3 cr.
This three hour credit course is a study of the basic components of the earth’s atmosphere and provides a basic foundation in the meteorological and environmental factors that influence the formation of the various weather patterns found in near and upper atmospheric levels over the continental United States and the Northern Hemisphere. Included in the course will be discussion on how weather influences the basic aerodynamics of an aircraft in-flight and the basic pilot-static instrument system.
 
AVI-245 Commercial/Instrument Cross Ctry. Ft. Lab, 3 cr.
Flight training, on cross country flying procedures, advanced weather analysis and weather services, air traffic control procedures, FAA regulations and airspace, advance radio navigation procedures and en route procedures, complex aircraft and Commercial Pilot maneuvers.
 
Flight training on instrument approach procedures, advanced weather analysis and weather services, air traffic control procedures, FAA regulations and airspace, advance radio navigation procedures and en-route procedures, in preparation for the practical test for the Instrument rating.
 
Classroom ground school instruction advanced aircraft systems and aerodynamics, weather and weather services, aircraft performance, weight and balance, FAA regulations and airspace use, and introduction to multi-engine operations and theory.
 
Flight Instructor ground school will increase a student’s overall knowledge and prepare him/her to take the FAA Flight Instructor written tests and practical test for a Flight Instructor Certificate.
 
AVI-301 Instrument Instructor, 1 cr.
Flight and ground instruction in attitude instrument flying, instrument navigation, instrument approach procedures, ATC procedures, instrument en- route procedures and emergency procedures from the right seat.  
 
AVI-350 Flight Instructor Flight Lab, 3 cr.
Ground instruction in the fundamentals of instruction plus flight instruction in methods and procedures for flying an aircraft from the right seat.  Includes training in all private pilot flight maneuvers, commercial pilot flight maneuvers, and spin training
 
AVI-400 Multi-Engine Rating, 1 cr.
The student builds flight time and gains Pilot in Command experience in multi-engine aircraft. AVI-405 Multi-Engine Rating, 3 cr. Ground and flight instruction to prepare the student for transition to multi-engine aircraft. The student will take the FAA flight test at completion of the course. Prerequisites Instr. Commercial Single Engine Pilot Certification.
 
AVI-405 Multi-Engine Rating, 3 cr.
Ground and flight instruction to prepare the student for transition to multi-engine aircraft. The student will take the FAA flight test at completion of the course. Prerequisites: Instrument Commercial Single Engine Pilot Certification. (Formerly AV-206A)
 
AVI-928 Independent Study, 1 cr.
Advanced Flight training in Complex, High Performance, Multi-Engine, or Tail- wheel aircraft.
 
AVI-941 Practicum, 1 cr., 3 cr., 5 cr.
Student is placed in an employment site, usually as a flight instructor, linemen, or mechanics helper. The employer trains the student  and evaluates his/her performance on the job and points out strong areas and areas where improvement is required.  This course is repeatable for credit up to a maximum of five credits.
 
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