The course covers basic aerodynamics, aircraft performance, aircraft power plant systems, airspace categories, flight instruments, meteorology, weight and balance, airborne emergencies, federal aviation regulations (FAR's), navigation and flight physiology. At the completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration written exam for the private pilot certificate.
The class is open to all community members and meets Monday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in 201 Reid Hall on the MSU campus. The instructor is Ryan Haskins, a professional pilot and flight instructor with several thousand hours of flight time.
The course is $345, plus books and supplies. A two-credit option is also available for enrolled MSU students. Enrollment is limited, and students must register prior to the first day of class.
To register, visit http://eu.montana.edu/profdev/ and click on "Aviation." Or, call MSU Extended University at (406) 994-6683 or e-mail ContinuingEd@montana.edu.
Ryan Haskins at (406) 994-6151, firstname.lastname@example.org or Lesa Pribyl at 994-7441,email@example.com