Aviation Programs

Aviation Programs–Off-site

Aviation Flight Technology

Course Title: Aviation Flight
Course Instructor: Mike Gehrich
Number of Credits: 2 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University – 19 Credits
  • Learn skills to pass the Federal Aviation Agency written flight examination
  • Topics include theory of aerodynamics, aircraft performance specifications, weight and balance, Airman’s Information Manual, ground and flight maneuvers required for primary flight, complete study of piston type aircraft engines, accessories and propellers
  • Semester II teaches navigation, meteorology, radio, communications, and Federal Air Regulations
  • Aviation Flight Technology is provided by Vincennes University at the Aviation Technology Center

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
AMNT 100 Intro to Aviation 3 Credits Vincennes University
AFLT 258 Air Transportation 3 Credits Vincennes University
AFLT 291 Aviation Law and Regulations 3 Credits Vincennes University
AFLT 100 Primary Ground School 4 Credits Vincennes University
AFLT 285 Aviation Weather 3 Credits Vincennes University
AFLT 210 Aircraft Systems, Perf. & Aerodynamics 3 Credits Vincennes University

Aviation Maintenance

Course Title: Aviation Maintenance
Course Instructor: Mike Gehrich
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University – 4 Credits
  • Study the inside of an airplane engine, how it works, and how to fix it
  • Semester 1: aircraft servicing and operations and general electricity
  • Semester II: publications, instrumentation, fire protection, cabin atmosphere, fuel systems and welding
  • Excellent attendance is essential and required by the F.A.A. ; (Missed instructional time must be made up)
  • Basic hand tools and materials (approximately $500.00) required; tool list provided by instructor
  • Instruction by Vincennes University at the Aviation Technology Center at Indianapolis International Airport

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
AMNT 102 General Aviation Maintenance 4 Credits Vincennes University
AMNT 106 Materials, Process, and Welding 4 Credits Vincennes University
AMNT 162 Aircraft Sheet Metal 4 Credits Vincennes University
AMNT 166 Composite/Nonmetallic 4 Credits Vincennes University

Academic Standards for Success

  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
  • Solve problems using algebraic expressions and symbols to represent relationships, patterns and functions of different types.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.