|Non-credit Flight Courses
Prices effective July 1, 2013*
Aviation Department courses meet requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 61 and Part 141 pilot training. Courses can be customized to meet your specific training needs. You do not need to be enrolled at OU to take non-credit courses, but you must have permission to register for any Aviation Department course. Contact the Aviation Department at Max Westheimer Airport Terminal Building at (405) 325-7231 if you have any questions prior to registering for an Aviation non-credit course.
PRIVATE PILOT COURSE (FAR PART 141)
Prepares student for FAA Written and Practical Exam. 35 hours of ground school, 40 hours of flight instruction, and 22.5 hours of Lab.
Course is devoted to skills related to flying an aircraft solely by reference to instruments. Includes 39 hours of instrument flight instruction, 30 hours of ground instruction, and 22.5 hours of lab.
COMMERCIAL/INSTRUMENT PILOT CERTIFICATE
The prerequisite is a Private Pilot Certificate. The course is divided into three stages: Advanced, Secondary, and Commercial.
This course includes 40 flight hours in the following areas: instrument training, night flying, introduces commercial flight maneuvers and high performance airplane operations.
Course provides 40 hours of cross-country flight experience and basic instruments toward the requisite of an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate.
Completes all remaining VFR/IFR requirements for an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Flight maneuvers and operations are performed to commercial standards. 40 flight hours and 35 hours of ground instruction.
MULTI-ENGINE FLIGHT COURSES
Provides multi-engine aircraft experience for adding the multi-engine rating to a Commercial Pilot Certificate. 15.5 hours of ground instruction and 9 hours of flight time, two hours of simulator.
TURBINE TRANSITION COURSE
Ground school in turbine aircraft systems (26 hours). 5 flight hours in King Air C90B, to include a high-altitude sign-off, and 2 hours of simulator, 33 hours of ground instruction. Course restrictions apply; please contact the Aviation department for more information.
FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATIONS
CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
Gain the aeronautical experience required to take the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Practical Examination. 25 hours flight instruction, 48 hours of ground instruction with emphasis on principles of instruction and student motivation.
CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR – INSTRUMENT (Part 141)
This course will emphasize instructing techniques for teaching instrument flying procedures and operations. 15 hours flight time and 15 hours of ground instruction.
CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR – INSTRUMENT (Part 61)
This course will emphasize instructing techniques for teaching instrument flying procedures and operations. 3 hours flight instruction, 2 hours simulation and 3 hours ground instruction.
MULTI-ENGINE INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION (Part 141)
Provides Pilot-in-Command time required for multi-engine instructor. The student is required to have multi-engine and certified flight instructor ratings. 25 hours of flight and 20 hours of ground instruction.
MULTI-ENGINE INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION (Part 61)
Provides Pilot-in-Command time required for multi-engine instructor. The student is required to have multi-engine and certified flight instructor ratings. 15 hours of flight and 5 hours of ground instruction.
OTHER FLIGHT COURSES
BIENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEW
Provides the biennial flight review requirements as specified by AC No: 61-98A. Includes 3 hours of ground time consisting of a review of FAR Part 91 Operating and Flight Rules. 2 hrs. flight.
INSTRUMENT SIMULATOR COURSE
This course will provide 10 hours of instrument instruction on an FAA approved ground- training device.
FLYING COMPANION COURSE - WARRIOR
Learn the basics of flying and receive ground instruction on map reading, handling emergencies, and proper radio procedures. 5 hours ground instruction, 8 hours of Warrior dual flight.
FLYING COMPANION COURSE - CESSNA
Learn the basics of flying and receive ground instruction on map reading, handling emergencies, and proper radio procedures. 5 hours ground instruction & 9 hours of Cessna dual flight.
ADVANCED FLIGHT MANEUVERS
Learn to recover the aircraft from an unusual attitude. The student is introduced to more advanced spin recovery. 5 hours of dual flight time and 11 hours of ground instruction.
10 hours of dual instruction in preparation for the commercial check ride. The flights are conducted in the PA28R-200.
*All prices for all hours included in each course syllabus. Any overflight accumulated beyond syllabus hours will be charged on a per-hour basis.