Private Pilot Ground School to be held this fall at S&T

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On September 2, 2011

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through Missouri S&T’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 Oct. 10 through Nov. 3 on the Missouri S&T campus.

The fee for the course is $90. A textbook will be available for purchase on the first day of the course for approximately $13, to be collected that evening. Do not include the textbook fee in registration payment. The registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 3.

The course will be taught by Robert B. Oetting, Missouri S&T professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering. He is an experienced pilot and licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration as a ground school instructor. The course is designed as a general introduction to aviation and to assist students in preparation for the FAA Private Pilot and the Sport Pilot written exams.

Register online at or call the Missouri S&T distance and continuing education office at 573-341-6222.

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