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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.