Aviation-Cherry Creek School District

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Grades
: 11, 12                       


Course Length: 1 year

Class TimeAlternating Block A or B day (to be determined)
                    1:30 – 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: None 

Transportation: Own 

Location:   
Metro State University South Campus
                    5660 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village. CO 80111


This course aligns with the Colorado Community College Aviation course AVT 101 and is taught by
 Metro State U instructor. This course will earn both high school credit and community college credit toward a 2 year A.A.S. (Associate of Applied Science) and Certificate degree program. 

This program helps students understand and appreciate all of the facets of the Aviation careers and Aerospace industries of today. Topics range from how to achieve a private pilot license to careers at NASA. Additionally, students will prepare for the FAA private pilot knowledge exam; the first step for a flying career. Former students are currently employed in careers such as air traffic controllers, airline and military pilots, and aircraft mechanics. Instruction includes lecture, discussion, and computer-based flight simulator programs. The class also participates in various field trips to places such as Peterson Air Force Base, Centennial Airport, NORAD, and the United Airlines Training flight simulator. An Aviation club is also associated with the class.