Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Aviation Professional Pilot, AAS


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Length: 91 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $92,858 (Track A)

This track includes students under 180 lbs, under 6'2", under 39" sitting height.

  • Resident Tuition: $12,058*
  • Technology Fees: $1,183
  • General Student Fees: $1,057**
  • Online Course Fee: $450 (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $1,800 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)
  • Program Specific Fees: $76,041 (Application Fee, Course Fees and Exams/Licensure)
  • Other Cost / Expenses: $300*** (if applicable for Computer + internet)

Estimated Cost: $95,057 (Track B)

This track includes students at or above 180 lbs, over 6'2", over 39" sitting height 

  • Resident Tuition: $12,058*
  • Technology Fees: $1,183
  • General Student Fees: $1,027**
  • Online Course Fee: $450 (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $1,800.00 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)
  • Program Specific Fees: $78,240 (Application Fee, Course Fees and Exams/Licensure)
  • Other Cost / Expenses: $300*** (if applicable for Computer + Internet)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at https://www.lanecc.edu/costs-admission/tuition-fees-and-payments/credit-tuition.

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes


This program provides students training, certificates, and ratings needed to start a career as a commercial pilot. Students will receive the following:

  • Private Pilot Certificate Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • Multi Engine Rating
  • Certified Flight Instructor Certificate/Rating (CFI, CFII).

Students who complete this program will be able to:
PLO 1 - Explore and critically appraise various aviation careers and businesses
PLO 2 - Conduct safe and legal flight operations in accordance with FAA regulations
PLO 3 - Use a variety of avionics and navigation aids for both Visual (VFR) and Instrument (IFR) flight operations
PLO 4 - Apply the Aeronautical Decision Making model (ADM) with particular attention to the human element and its integration with technology, addressing FAA guidelines on hazardous attitudes
PLO 5 - Identify, assess, and respond to hazards to flight operations including weather, mechanical, medical, physiological, and psychological issues, in order to make sound go/no-go and in-flight decisions in normal and emergency circumstances
PLO 6 - Explain the functions and interactions of aerodynamics, aircraft systems, navigation, communications, regulations, and meteorology
PLO 7 - Develop and/or modify training course outlines, lesson plans, and teaching styles to meet the needs of the individual through application of FAA Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI)

Admission Information


This is a limited-enrollment program. Please visit the Aviation Academy web page for more information and to apply. There is a $75.00 application fee. https://www.lanecc.edu/programs-academics/academic-departments/aviation-academy 

The Aviation Professional Pilot Information Bulletin (APPIB) provides details of current flight training costs (hourly aircraft rental and instructional rates, etc.).  The APPIB is provided to all students upon application via Lane's Etrieve Central document system and/or upon contacting Lane's Aviation Academy.

To align training with the weather, the Aviation Professional Pilot program only accepts new students summer term. On a limited basis, some students may begin flying spring term, but no other courses will be offered until summer. Students with previous training should contact the academy, as other options may be available. 

Program Requirements


General Education


General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Program Core Courses


Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. AP 225  satisfies the Human Relations requirement. 

Track A courses designed for students at or above 180 lbs, over 6'2", over 39" sitting height 
Track B courses designed for students under 180 lbs, under 6'2", under 39" sitting height

Electives


Program Electives courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. Complete 17 credits from the following list:

Notes


Certifications


  • FAA Private Pilot Certificate
  • FAA Instrument Rating
  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • FAA Multi-Engine Rating
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor Certificate
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument Certificate

Students must pass an FAA written test and meet FAA Airman Certification Standards before taking an FAA Practical Test for certificates and ratings listed above. Test are administered by the FAA or FAA Designated Pilot Examiners at the cost of the student.

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