Aircraft Piloting & NavigationPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how to fly and navigate aircraft, such as commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, and rescue fixed wing aircraft. You will receive instruction in aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, and flight crew operations. You will learn about radio communications, navigation systems, safety and traffic regulations, and government rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. This program may qualify you to sit for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial and airline aircrew examinations.
- Most airlines require at least two years of college and prefer to hire college graduates.
- Airline commercial and professional pilot training programs may qualify individuals to sit for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) examinations.
- New airline pilots start as first officers or flight engineers, usually with smaller regional or commuter airlines, where they obtain experience flying passengers.