The Aviation Technology diploma program focuses on developing the basic skills to become a licensed commercial pilot, with competencies in basic aviation science, principles of flight, flight instrumentation, and multi-engine flying in an IFR environment. The object of this program is to train students to fly multi-engine commercial airplanes, and to pass Federal Aviation Administration examinations. Graduates of the program will qualify for entry-level positions as a co-pilot in a regional airline. Graduates must pass FAA national licensure examinations, submit required documents to the FAA, and be able to pass a FAA physical examination. This program is consistent with the College?s mission to develop basic skills for entry level positions, and to build the professional skills and behaviors required for successful commercial pilots. Students may select a flight from our distribution list of approved, participating flight schools. Approved flight schools must meet the requirements specified under Federal Aviation Regulation Part 141 and/or FAR Part 61 and meet minimum insurance maintenance and licensing requirements specified by the College- Please see the registry for a list of approved, participating flight schools.