The Professional Pilot CertificateLevel II is designed for students who want to take the first step toward a career in Aviation. Certificate students may choose to apply credits earned in the certificate program to the Professional Pilot Associate of Applied Science degree. The level 2 certificate includes the course work and flight training needed to prepare for FAA certifications of Private Pilot, Instrument, and Commercial certificates.
Students enrolled in the Professional Pilot AAS degree or Certificate Level II must pay liability insurance during all their semesters of study. Fees for flight courses are exempt from the Hazelwood Act. All flight courses are subject to FAA rules and regulations (CFR Title 14). Possession of current FAA medical certification is required for all flight courses. Students must meet the requirements of Texas Success Initiative (TSI) (Compliant) to enroll in program. As part of a secondary application process, student must attend mandatory, scheduled information and orientations session prior to enrollment and must be approved by department representatives to register in any AIRP course. More information about the secondary application to the Professional Pilot program and program costs can be found at the department web site, LoneStar.edu/Pilot.
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