Missouri University of Science and Technology’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through the school’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. 8 through Nov. 1 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. 1.
The course will be taught by Robert B. Oetting, professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering at S&T. 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 or call the Missouri S&T distance and continuing education office at 573-341-6222.