CRYSTAL LAKE – Get ready to take off in 2013 with a new hobby or career as a private airplane pilot. Aviation Ground School will be offered by the McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 7 through May 16 in Room A241.
Participants will learn about aerodynamics, weight and balance, aviation weather, regulations and human factors. The function of flight controls, airports and airspace also will be explored. Successful completion of the class will prepare participants for the FAA private pilot written exam.
Instructors from the Illinois Aviation Academy use a varied format including lecture, computer animated presentations, group projects and field trips to the DuPage Airport to keep the course lively and engaging.
Cost is $269. Use course ID: NBR S02 002 when registering. To register, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588. For more information, call Tracy Berry at 815-455-8758 or Dori Sullens at 815-455-8559.