UW-Green Bay and CAVU Flight Academy offer aviation training

Registration now open for course beginning in February

GREEN BAY — Students ages 16 and older can discover the realm of flight and aerodynamics 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 13, 2017 and running through April 10, 2017.

Designed to help participants understand the aerodynamic principles and physics of powered flight as well as to explore 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, flight instructor and owner of CAVU Flight Academy in Green Bay.

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 FAA Knowledge Test fees.

Interested individuals should contact Crystal at 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 30, 2016 or until all spots are filled. For questions about this training, please contact Dr. Williams, at (920) 850-0263 or dr-w@new.rr.com.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,700 students. The University transforms lives and communities through exceptional and award-winning teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, and a problem-solving approach to education. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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