Aviation

Aviation (UCM)

  • Several Eastern Jackson County school districts have partnered with the University of Central Missouri to provide college Aviation classes at the PCC – Paul Consiglio Education Center, located at 1501 NW Jefferson St., Blue Springs, MO 64015.

    These classes are taken for both college and high school credit and are taught by a UCM Professor.  Students must meet UCM criteria for this college class and must pay the college credit fees the first week of school. Students must be in the 12th grade with an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).  Students with an overall GPA of 2.5-2.99 (on a 4.0 scale) must provide a signed letter of recommendation from their principal and provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian.

     The classes will start at 1:00 PM


    Private Pilot Ground School & Aeronatics Block **
    (1st Sem.) (2 Hr. block-6th & 7th hr.)
    Course #: HS2000 and HS2002
    Grade: 12
    Credits: 1 Unit
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective
    Prerequisite: UCM Requirements

    Private Pilot Ground School (AVIA 1310) (Mon/Wed/Fri)
    Basic ground school in support of flight training to prepare for the FAA examination for Private Pilot Certificate. A fee is charged for pilot supplies and ground school materials.

    Aeronautics (AVIA 1020) (Tues/Thurs)

    An overview of aviation and aerospace related industries. Consideration is given to the development of aviation and resulting social and economic factors, theory of flight, problems of weather and navigation, occupational opportunities, and governmental interest, promotion and regulation. 

    An additional honor point will be earned for successful completion of this blocked class.


    Aircraft Systems & Components/Propulsion Systems**
    (2nd Sem.) (2 Hr. block-6th & 7th hr.)
    Course #: HS2001 and HS2003
    Grade: 12
    Credits: 1 Unit
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective
    Prerequisite: UCM Requirements

    Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    (Mon/Wed/Fri) – 3 college credits

    This class consists of three courses, one credit hour each:

    • AVIA 1211 UAS Regulations and Applications
    • AVIA 1212 sUAS Operations
    • AVIA 1213 sUAS Maintenance and Components

    This 3-part course will incorporate Regulations, Applications, Operations, Maintenance and Components of unmanned aircraft (drones).

    Propulsion Systems (AVIA 2310) (Tues/Thurs)

    Operation and theory of aircraft propellers and both reciprocating and gas turbine engines.  Laboratory activity includes testing and troubleshooting major functional components and systems

    An additional honor point will be earned for successful completion of this blocked class.

     

  • ** Students enrolling in dual credit and/or AP classes need to check with the college/university they are planning on attending regarding transferability and acceptable grades.