The University of Missouri-Rolla department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through UMR’s distance and continuing education program.
The 20-hour course will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday evenings from Sept. 17 through Oct. 11, in Room 214 of the University Center on the UMR campus.
The fee for the course is $100. A textbook will be available for approximately $10. The deadline for registration is Friday, Sept. 7.
The course will be taught by Dr. Robert B. Oetting, UMR professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Oetting is an experienced pilot and licensed by the FAA as a ground school instructor.
The course is designed as a general introduction to aviation and to assist students in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Sport Pilot written exams. This ground school will provide the necessary training and the required recommendation for taking the FAA written test. Those interested in aviation but not yet ready or eligible to begin the process of becoming a licensed pilot are welcome to enroll in the course.
For more information or to register, contact the UMR distance and continuing education office at 573-341-4442 or visit dce.mst.edu.
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