Total Program Credits: 105-106
Estimated Program Length: Two years
Offered by the Aviation Academy , 541.463.4195
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements
Program Coordinator Paul Lancaster - Director of Flight Training
Purpose To prepare students for successful careers as pilots in the air transportation industry.
Learning Outcomes The student who successfully completes all Flight Technology requirements will:
- Be certificated by the FAA as commercial pilot with an option for being FAA certified as a Flight Instructor.
- Have FAA pilot certification and be legally qualified for an entry-level position in the commercial aviation industry.
- Have knowledge and skills to serve in responsible positions in a corporate aviation department.
- Be skilled in the use of multiple industry libraries and data base systems and be skilled as a researcher in the aviation industry.
- Be skilled in the use of various systems of measure and conversion; be skilled in the use of performance tables and graphs; plot data manually and electronically to determine performance and trends.
- Skillfully access a multitude of library accessible resources for applications information and topical research projects; be skilled in the use of local and national libraries and databases.
- Accurately use systems of measure, skillfully perform unit conversions, and be skilled in computational analysis defining airplane operational performance; accurately use performance tables, charts and graphs; use interpolation to derive implied values; and be skilled in the use of aviation specific manual and electronic calculators to determine time, rate and trends.
Accreditation Flight Technology Private Pilot, Instrument and Commercial Flight Training is FAA Part 141 approved.
Licensing & Certification After successful completion of the college courses and completion of the subsequent FAA practical tests, the student will receive FAA Private Pilot, Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot Certificates.
Admission Information Contact Lane Aviation Academy: lanecc.edu/aviationacademy Phone:541.463.4195 Email: FlightApply@lanecc.edu
Advising Contact Claudia Riumallo and Rudy Tyburczy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job experience related to their educational and career goals. Through Co-op, students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. Contact Cooperative Education at https://www.lanecc.edu/cooped/contact
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
Career Pathways Roadmap
Lane County openings: 18 annually
Statewide openings: 80 annually
National openings: 10,620+ annually for commercial pilots, aircraft pilots and flight engineers, and airline pilots and copilots
Flight instructors earn from $25,000-50,000.
Entry-level airline pilots earn $35,000 through their probationary period.
Air carrier line pilots earn $45,000-300,000 annually.
Estimated Program Cost
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Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.
*Students under 220 lbs, under 6’2”, under 39” sitting height
**Students at or above 220 lbs, over 6’2”, over 39” sitting height
- Prerequisites are required for some courses. See Courses
- If Math is taken through the Math Resource Center, then all credits must be completed in order to meet the math requirement.
- A VIB (Veterans Information Bulletin) with current program costs is provided in Flight Technology’s initial Application Packet .
- All Private, Instrument, and Commercial flight courses must be completed to fulfill the AAS degree requirements.
- Private Pilot courses are to be chosen based on student size. Students under 220 lbs, under 6’2”, under 39” sitting height choose FT 141 , FT 142 , and FT 143 . Students at or above these limits choose FT 141W , FT 142W , and FT 143W .
- FT 141W, FT 142W and FT143W are flown in 4 seat aircraft, which have a higher rental cost than the two seat aircraft used in FT 142, FT 142 and FT 143