AVIATION OPERATION COURSES



Aviation Management & Flight Operations (AVO) major or minor students are required to participate in actual flight training.

AVO 110. Private Pilot Laboratory (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: Student Pilot Certificate, Class III FAA medical or higher and completion or concurrent enrollment in AVS 101 and 102. Course of instruction leading to the awarding of the Private Pilot Certificate (self-examining).

  • Course fee: $ 9,995; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance. 

AVO 210. Private/Instrument Laboratory B (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVO 111; pre- or co-requisite: AVS 202. Also, grades for courses AVS 101 and AVS 102 must be “C” or higher. Course of instruction to further the knowledge and develop advanced skills necessary to become a Private Pilot with Instrument Rating. This course will no longer be offered after the Spring 2013 semester.

  • Course fee: $ 9,714; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 212. Private/Instrument Laboratory C (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVO 111 and AVO 210. Course of instruction leading to the awarding of the Private Pilot with Instrument Rating Certificate (self-examining).  This course will no longer be offered after the Spring 2013 semester.

  • Course fee: $ 8,563; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 213. Instrument Rating Laboratory A (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVO 110 or FAA Private Pilot Certificate; pre- or co-requisite: AVS 202 and       AVS 103. Also, grades for courses AVS 101 and AVS 102 must be “C” or higher. Course of instruction to introduce the knowledge and develop the basic instrument skills necessary to become an Instrument rated pilot.

  • Course fee: $ 5,910; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 215. Instrument Rating Laboratory B (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVO 213. Course of instruction leading to the awarding of the Instrument Rating (self-examining).

  • Course fee: $ 6,993; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 314. Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot Laboratory (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVO 212 or AVO 215 or Private Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating; pre- or co-requisite: AVS 303. Also, grades for course AVS 202 must be “C” or higher. Completion of the training required to become a Commercial Multi-Engine pilot, including introduction to complex twin-engine aircraft. Qualifies the successful student to take the FAA flight check for the award of the Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot Certificate.

  • Course fee: $ 12,340; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 315. Glider Pilot Laboratory – Elective (1)
Two hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Private Pilot (or higher) Airplane Certificate and completion or concurrent enrollment in AVS 315. Course provides 10 dual and 10 solo lessons to teach student the ground and airborne operations required to qualify as a glider pilot. Students successfully completing are recommended for glider practical flight test.

  • Course fee: TBD (based on FAA minimum times); actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 316. Commercial Single-Engine Pilot Laboratory (1)
Three hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVO 314. Also, grade for course AVS 303 must be "C" or higher. Completion of the training required to add a Commercial Single-Engine Rating. Qualifies the student to take the FAA flight check for the addition of a Single-Engine rating to the Commercial Pilot Certificate.

  • Course fee: $ 2,055; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 410. Flight Instructor Airplane Laboratory (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: AVO 316 or Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument, Multi-Engine and Single-Engine privileges; pre- or co-requisite: AVS 401. Course of instruction leading to the awarding of the Flight Instructor Airplane Single Engine Certificate (self-examining). Training includes practice flight/ground instruction and guided study to develop the necessary skills to instruct in a single engine aircraft.

  • Course fee: $ 8,945; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 411. Flight Instructor Instrument Laboratory (2)
Six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: AVO 410; pre- or co-requisite: AVS 411. Qualifies the successful student to take the FAA flight check for the award of the Flight Instructor Instrument Certificate. Training includes practice flight/ground instruction and guided study to develop the necessary skills to instruct in an IFR certified aircraft.

  • Course fee: $ 5,790; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 412. Multi-Engine Pilot add-on Laboratory (1)
Three hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite; Commercial Pilot Certification with Instrument and Single-Engine privileges earned prior to enrollment at JU; pre- or co-requisite: AVS 303. Completion of the training required to add a Commercial Multi-Engine Rating, including introduction to complex twin-engine aircraft. Qualifies the student to take the FAA flight check for the addition of a Multi-Engine Rating to the Commercial Pilot Certificate.

  • Course fee: $ 8,555; fuel surcharges not included; actual cost varies with student performance.

AVO 432. Jet Transition Training Laboratory (2; F/S)
Four hours per week. Prerequisites: Senior status; AVS 432 and AVM 407. Capstone course for Flight Operations majors. The application of advanced systems knowledge and crew resource management skills in the operations of a jet aircraft. This course will also give students an understanding of FAA Part 121 regulations, high altitude flight theory, and advanced aerodynamics. The advanced Flight Training Device (FTD) and  Flight Management Systems Trainer (FMST) will be used exclusively for this course. 

  • Course fee:  $350

AVO 490. Internship in Aviation Management & Flight Operations– Elective (var. 1-12)
Five to 15 hours per week. Prerequisites: Junior status and a 2.5 overall GPA or better and 3.0 GPA or better in the major. For additional information and requirements, see the introduction to the Davis College of Business section in this catalog and consult with the Division of Aeronautics.