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Orange Coast College Required Courses Course Units FALL Gen Maintenance Records General Electricity Gen Airfrm/Pwrplnt Fuel Gen Mat/Processes/Weld Gen Wgt/Bal/Math/Physcs SPRING Airframe & Powerplant Instrument Gen Blueprint Read/Drft FALL Powerplant Recip Engines Powerplant Fuel/Mtr/Exhst SPRING Powerplant Ignition Sys Pwrplnt Prplr/Lube Sys Powerplant Gas Turbine Eng AMT AMT AMT AMT AMT A150 A151 A152 A153 A154 4 3 2 3 3 AMT AMT A180 A155 2.5 2 AMT AMT A170 A171 6 4 AMT AMT AMT A174 A172 A173 2.5 4 6 Total Units 42 Program approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). ASSOCIATE DEGREE Complete the Certificate of Achievement and Associate in Science Graduation Requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog. HELICOPTER THEORY & MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATE OF SPECIALIZATION This program provides students with the general knowledge of rotary wing development, technology, construction, and a general survey of the helicopter industry. This program also provides a good understanding of the helicopter type aircraft to interested individuals, technicians, and pilots. Program Outcomes Students successfully completing the Orange Coast College Aviation Maintenance Technology program will have the necessary skills and train- ing for HELICOPTER MAINTENANCE proficiency which may be required for employment. Working craftsmen will be able to improve or develop additional proficiencies required for professional growth or advancement in their current employment. All qualification training and tests are prescribed and follow the guide of the Federal Aviation. Required Courses Course Units AMT A140 3 AMT A290 4 Total Units 82 In order to attain licensing as a pilot, students are required to satisfy aeronautical experi- ence requirements as outlined in applicable subparts of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR). The majority of this experience must be accumulated in actual aircraft. Flight training is necessary for students to meet the specific requirements of FAR 61.109 (Private Pilot), FAR 61.65 (Instrument) and FAR 61.129 (Commercial) licensing. Flight time and In- structor fees are billed separately from ground school courses. In all APT Flight Lab classes, fees are $110 per hour and flight instructor fees $50 per hour in college owned aircraft. Minimum costs to meet the requirements of FAR 61.109 in college owned aircraft is ap- proximately $5000. However, most students require training beyond the minimum hours required in FAR 61.109. This also increas- es total costs. Aircraft and instructor fees are subject to change. College owned aircraft are currently being used for training under flight labs APT A120, A121, A122, A123 and A124. Total cost to meet the minimum requirements of FAR 61.65 is approximately $8000. Most students require training beyond the minimum hours requirement required of FAR 61.65. This will also increases total costs. Fees are subject to change. Estimated cost to meet the minimum aeronautical experience requirements of FAR 61.129 is $21,000. Aircraft and instructor fees are subject to change. At the completion of APT A120, (35 hours), A121,(74 hours), A122, (120 hours) A123 (variable hours) and A124 (variable hours) students should have acquired the 250 minimum hours of total flight time required for licensing as a commer- cial pilot. Total program cost is approximately $34,000. Completion of the above enables the student to take the FAA Powerplant written examination. FALL Theory and Operations SPRING Helicopter Maintenance AVIATION SCIENCE 7 Flight training is conducted in accordance with an FAA approved part 141 syllabus pro- vided by the vendor. Veteran students, using Post 9/11 education benefits, are limited to a maximum amount of flight and ground train- ing hours. Training expenses incurred beyond the maximum approved hours will be at the student’s expense. Refer to the program re- quirements as outlined in the course syllabus. All flight lab students are required to obtain a second-class medical certificate in order to qualify for flight lab participation and program certification. Additional costs include but are not limited to, second-class medical certificate, pilot supplies, program materials, airport badge, no show fees and check-rides. These fees are not included in the total program cost and must be paid separately by the student. All APT courses are financial aid eligible and VA benefit eligible if the student is enrolled with Aviation Science as their declared pro- gram of study (major). All students, including VA benefit eligible stu- dents, are responsible to complete scheduled flight times. Students that fail to “show” for a scheduled flight time assume all fees incurred with the “no show” designation, and will be responsible for fees owed to the scheduled flight time provider. For additional information regarding Aviation Pilot Training courses, contact the instructor or Division Dean of Technology (714) 432- 5194. For additional information regarding Veterans Administration benefits contact the Veterans Services Office at (714) 432-0202 ext. 26376.