Students ages 16 and older can explore the world of flight with “Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots,” a UW-Green Bay Education Outreach offering. This course will meet each Monday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning February 8, 2016 and running through April 4, 2016.
Designed to help participants understand the aerodynamic principles and physics of powered flight as well as to evaluate the exciting field of aviation as a career or hobby, the course prepares students for successfully passing the FAA Private Pilot or Sport Pilot written exam. There is no prerequisite for the course, which is held at CAVU Flight Academy in the Executive Air Building at Green Bay’s Austin Straubel Airport. Upon completion of the nine-week course, participants receive an endorsement to take the FAA Private Pilot or Sport Pilot Knowledge Test.
Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots is taught by Dr. Sherwood (Woody) Williams, a flight instructor and owner of CAVU Flight Academy in Green Bay, and Jason Marcks, a pilot and instructor pilot for Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation.
The course fee is $300 for private or sport pilots and includes course materials. Registrants must specify their choice for private or sport pilot track upon registration. Course fee does not include the fee of taking the FAA Knowledge Test.
Interested individuals can register for the course online or by contacting the UW-Green Bay Education Outreach Office at (920) 465-2480. Office hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registration deadline is January 22, 2016 or until all spots are filled.
For questions about this training, please contact Dr. Williams, flight instructor and owner of CAVU Flight Academy, at (920) 850-0263.