Associate of Applied Science in Flight Technology (Airplane)
The Flight Technology Associate Degree in Airplane program prepares students for careers as professional commercial aircraft pilots. Program Graduates will be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics. In addition, graduates will be competent in the specific areas of flight navigation, aviation meteorology, aerodynamics, aviation regulations, instrument navigation, commercial flight operations, flight instructional methods, and aviation instruction design. Graduates who obtain the FAA Commercial Pilot certificate with an Instrument-Airplane rating and the Airplane Flight Instructor certificate with Single-Engine privileges will be awarded a Flight Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.
Students who anticipate taking flight courses at Middle Georgia College must be able to pass and maintain a class two medical certificate. For more information regarding this requirement, click here: FAA Medical Requirement
During this two year program, students first acquire their private pilot's license, followed by an instrument rating, a commercial pilot's certificate, and flight instructor's rating. Academics are stressed throughout the program, and flying begins in the first semester. This program is offered as a full-time, day program. Some evening flight training is required.
The Transportation Security Administration has specific requirements for non-US Citizens seeking flight instruction.
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