Aviation Technology - AVTY

AVTY F100 Private Pilot Ground School

4 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Study of aircraft and engine operation and limitations, aircraft flight instruments, navigation, navigation computers, national weather information and dissemination services. Federal aviation regulations, flight information publications, radio communications and navigation. Preparation for FAA private pilot-airplane written exam. (4+0)

AVTY F101 Private Pilot Flight Training

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Training will meet federal aviation regulations. Course completion requires awarding of private pilot certificate. Prerequisites: Department approval required. (2+0)

AVTY F102 Commercial Ground Instruction

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced study of aircraft performance, airplane systems (including complex single engine, multi-engine and turboprop aircraft), navigation, regulations and meteorology. Employment considerations for commercial pilots surveyed. Preparation for the FAA commercial pilot-airplane written exam. (3+0)

AVTY F103 Commercial Flight Training

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Training will meet federal aviation regulations. Course completion requires awarding of commercial pilot certificate. Prerequisites: Private Pilot certificate, AVTY F102 or concurrent enrollment, or passing score on FAA Commercial Pilot written exam, department approval required. (2+0)

AVTY F105 Seaplane Flight Training

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Training will meet federal aviation regulations. Course completion requires awarding of single-engine sea rating. Prerequisites: Private pilot certificate or higher, department approval required. (1+0)

AVTY F107 Multi-Engine Flight Training

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Training will meet federal aviation regulations. Course completion requires awarding of multi-engine rating. Prerequisites: Private pilot certificate or higher, department approval required. (1+0)

AVTY F108 Introduction to Skis

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Pilot instruction with a certified flight instructor or flight school in techniques of ski-plane operation and cold weather maintenance. The student is responsible for making arrangements for an appropriate aircraft, instructor and financing. Prerequisites: Private pilot certificate. (1+0)

AVTY F109 Glider Flight Training

1 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Training will meet federal aviation regulations. Course completion requires awarding of glider and private or commercial pilot certificate with a glider category rating. Prerequisites: Department approval. (1+0)

AVTY F111 Fundamentals of Aviation

3 Credits


Basic concepts associated with the aircraft and its environment. Aircraft and its components, including basic systems, Federal Aviation Administration regulations, airports and airspace utilization, aeronautical charts, navigation, weather theory, medical and emergency factors. (3+0)

AVTY F116 Aviation History

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Aviation from its early days to the present. People, places and machines contributing to the development of Alaskan aviation. (3+0)

AVTY F121 Introduction to Aviation Safety

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

An introduction to aviation safety designed to develop a positive attitude toward safety, refresh aeronautical knowledge and improve aeronautical skills. Prerequisites: Pilot's Certificate or enrollment in Aviation program. Proof required first day of class. (2+0)

AVTY F155 Preventive Maintenance

1-3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Mechanics of the airplane, its powerplant and systems to enable the student to evaluate malfunctions and make maintenance decisions. Designed for the pilot-owner. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: Pilot's Certificate or enrollment in Aviation program. Proof required first day of class. (1-3+0)

AVTY F200 Instrument Ground School

4 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Instrument flight operations in detail, altitude instrument flying, air traffic control and navigation facilities, pilot responsibilities. IFR enroute charts, instrument approach procedures. Federal Aviation Regulations, flight planning, human factors and meteorology. Includes optional visits to FAA, RAPCO and ARTCC facilities. Prerequisites: Pilot's Certificate or enrollment in Aviation program. Proof required first day of class. (3+3)

AVTY F201 Instrument Pilot Training

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Cost of flight instruction varies with location of instruction. Training will be in accordance with current Federal Aviation Regulations. Course completion requires awarding of instrument rating. Prerequisites: Private or Commercial Pilot Certificate or AVTY F200 or concurrent enrollment or passing score on FAA Private or Commercial Pilot written exam, or permission of instructor; department approval. (2+0)

AVTY F202 Flight Instructor Ground School

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Preparation for the FAA certified flight instructor or advanced ground instructor written exam. Prerequisites: Commercial pilot certificate or permission of instructor. (3+0)

AVTY F203 Flight Instructor Flight Training

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight instruction is arranged by student through approved pilot school or independent flight instructor. Training meets federal aviation regulations. Course completion requires awarding of certified flight instructor certificate. Prerequisites: Commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating; AVTY F202; or concurrent enrollment; or passing score on FAA flight instructor written exams; department approval. (2+0)

AVTY F205 Instrument Instructor Flying

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Preparation for certification as an instrument flight instructor. Prerequisites: Commercial flight instructor certificate and department approval. (3+0)

AVTY F206 ATP Ground Instruction

4 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Preparation for the FAA airline transport pilot written exam. Prerequisites: Compliance with FAR 61.151 and 61.155 or department permission. (4+0)

AVTY F207 ATP Flying

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Qualification for single- or multi-engine FAA airline transport pilot certificate. Prerequisites: Commercial pilot certificate, 1500 hours of flight time as pilot or equivalent as described in FAR 61.155; AVTY F206 or passing score on FAA airline transport pilot written exam; current FAA first class medical certificate. (2+0)

AVTY F220 Basic Flight Physiology

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Understanding the physiology of flight and using this knowledge to explain why certain phenomena occur to the mind and body during flight. Prerequisites: Pilot's Certificate or enrollment in Aviation program. Proof required first day of class. (3+0)

AVTY F226 Flight Engineer Ground School

4 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

A comprehensive examination of the major systems of one of the following aircraft: turbojet (B-727, DC-8, B-707); turboprop (L-382, L-188); or reciprocating (DC-6). Preparation for the FAA flight engineer written exam. Prerequisites: FAA commercial pilot license and instrument rating or equivalent; department approval. (4+0)

AVTY F231 Arctic Survival (a)

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Use of principles, procedures, techniques and equipment to survive extreme arctic conditions and assist in safe recovery. Lab required. Special fees apply. Cross-listed with EMS F257. (3+0)

AVTY F232 Aviation Astronomy and Navigation

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Air navigation and astronomy, including charts, equipment, star and constellation identification, and calculations. (3+0)

AVTY F235 Elements of Weather (a)

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Weather as it affects aircraft operators with an emphasis on interior Alaska. (3+0)

AVTY F239 Aircraft Dispatcher

4 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Coordinating functions involving the aircraft and other departments of an airline business. Those wanting to be eligible for aircraft dispatcher certificate must be 23 years of age. (4+0)

AVTY F402 Aircraft Management

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Securing, dispatching and monitoring aircraft operations. Safety, security, community relations, cost-effective scheduling and personnel management for mission scheduling. (3+0)

AVTY F405 Advanced Aircraft Operations

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Techniques and requirements associated with the operation of turbine-powered aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, helicopters and STOL aircraft for pilots and air workers; safety; systems; aerodynamics; operating characteristics. Prerequisites: AVTY F100 or AVTY F111 or AVTY F301 or permission of instructor. (3+0)

AVTY F410 Techniques of Bush Flying (a)

2 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Flight training emphasizing emergency procedures in remote locations, off-airport operations, critical flight attitudes, low-level flight, terrain flying, special maneuvers and unique soft and short field takeoffs and landings. Prerequisites: AVTY F231; AVTY F235; AVTY F301; commercial rating; 20 hours taildragger time. (1+2)