Professional Pilot Program Outcomes | Clover Park Technical College
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Professional Pilot Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Professional Pilot degree, students will:

  • Conduct appropriate preflight preparation that assesses current and forecast weather, predicted aircraft performance, loading and navigational requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan cross country flights in the national airspace system.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of aircraft systems and instruments.
  • Effectively communicate and comply with air traffic control.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in normal, short, and soft field take-offs and landings.
  • Perform minimum controllable airspeed and stall maneuvers.
  • Demonstrate selected ground reference maneuvers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in emergency procedures and operations.
  • Control the aircraft solely by reference to aircraft flight and navigational instruments.
  • Conduct instrument approaches.
  • Perform and demonstrate proficiency in high-performance commercial pilot maneuvers.
  • Pass appropriate FAA practical test required for pilot certification on the first attempt.