Still time to register for Private Pilot Ground School this fall at S&T

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On September 25, 2013

There is still time to register for a Private Pilot Ground School to be held at Missouri University of Science and Technology this fall.
The 20-hour course will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday evenings from Oct. 14 through Nov. 7 on the Missouri S&T campus. It is sponsored by Missouri S&T’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the distance and continuing education program.

The fee for the course is $90. A textbook will be available for purchase on the first day of the course for approximately $13. The textbook fee will be collected the first night of class and should not be included in registration payment. The deadline to register is Monday, Oct. 6.

The course will be taught by Dr. Robert B. Oetting, professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri 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 at or call the Missouri S&T distance and continuing education office at 573-341-6222.

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