The course descriptions provide detailed information about pilot training classes that are offered at TSTC.
AIRP 1215 - Private Pilot Flight: Flight training to prepare the student for the completion of the FAA private pilot certification process, including dual and solo flight in the areas of maneuvers and cross-country navigation.
AIRP 1175 - Intermediate Flight: Provides students with flight hours and skills necessary to fulfill solo cross-country hours required for the FAA Instrument and Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Land ratings.
AIRP 1372 - Dispatch Resource Management: Study of Human Factors in aviation and of the challenges of optimizing communication between diverse workgroups within an airline and the related interpersonal issues; while using available resources viewed from the Aircraft Dispatcher vantage point. Course will also look at operational control, decision-making, communication, and workload management related issues associated with the Aircraft Dispatcher profession. Lastly, Aircraft Dispatcher related aviation incidents and accidents will be explored.
AIRP 2250 - Instrument Flight: Preparation for completion of the FAA Instrument Pilot Rating with mastery of all instrument procedures.
AIRP 2239 - Commercial Flight: Flight instruction necessary to qualify for the FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Instruction includes both dual and solo flight training to prepare the student for mastery of all commercial pilot maneuvers.
AIRP 2242 - Multiengine Flight: Preparation for the multiengine class rating which will be added to a current pilot certificate. Includes explanation and demonstration of all required FAA normal and emergency operations and procedures.
AIRP 2236 - Certified Flight Instructor- Airplane: Flight instruction necessary to qualify for the FAA Certified Flight Instructor Airplane Certificate. Topics include ground and flight instruction.
AIRP 2452 - Practical Dispatching I: Study od advanced concepts in weight and balance, performance calculations, avionics, and engine and airplane specfications including Federal Aviation reulations. Preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Dispatcher written examination.
AIRP 2453 - Practical Dispatching II: A study of the duties and responsibilites required of an aircraft dispatcher. Topics include instruction in Federal Aviation Administration regulations, flight planning, and company operations for both domestic and international operations. Preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration Practical Examination.
AVIM 1371 - Control Tower I: The course will introduce the student to radar and non-radar air traffic control, fllight data processing and information handling, pilot-controller communications, Federal Aviation Administration separation standards, controller techiniques, and airspace management. Includes radar and non-radar simulation of Air Traffic Control problems.
AVIM 1375 - Introduction to Terminal Operations: This course will provide students with fundamentals of Radar and Non-Radar operations in a terminal environment. Students will learn terminal radar/non-radar team position responsibilities, they will learn and be requied to demonstrate the application of various separation minima, altitude assignments, clearances, stripmarking and phraseology, providing for positive control in non-radar environment. Students will also be provided introductory exposure to terminal radar control. This will include, but not limited to, radar identification, vectpring techniques, merging target procedures, radar separation as well as speed control and beacon code assignment.
AVIM 1376 - EnRoute Operations II: This course will provide students with fundamentals of Radar and Non-Radar operations in the en route environment. Students will learn terminal radar/non-radar team position responsibilities, they will learn and be required to demonstrate the application of various separation minima, altitude assignments, clearances, stripmarking and phraseology, providing for positive control in non-radar environment. Students will also be provided introductory exposure to terminal radar control. This will include but not limited to, radar identification, vectoring techniques, merging target procedures, radar separation as well as speed control and beacon code assignment. The course will also introduce the student to Traffic Management and its purpose in National Airspace System.
AVIM 1377 - EnRoute Operations I: This course introduces students to air traffic control non-radar procedures, techniques, and rules. Included are aircraft communication, airspace management, non-radar separation standards for arrivals, departures and over flight traffic.
AVIM 1470 - Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control: This course introduces the student to transportation management through a time based separation of vehicles. An overview of the organization of the Federal Aviation Administration, an introduction to the FAAO JO 7110.65, terms of reference, general control, flight data management, radio and interphone communications, the air traffic service route and NAVAID's used to manage the air traffic system. The course also includes the application of weather information in the air traffic system, altimeter settings, and automatic terminal information service procedures. The course will conclude with an introduction to clearance delivery procedures.
AVIM 2270 - Control Tower Operations: This course will provide students with a comprehensive review of airport traffic control procedures, flight rules, communications procedures, flight assistance service, aviation weather, air navigation, aids to air navigation, and enroute procedures that students are required to know to pass the written portion of the FAA control tower operator exam.
AVIM 2372 - Control Tower II: Build on student understanding of radar and non-radar air traffic control, including radar and non-radar simulation of Air Traffic Control problems. Emphasize Air Traffic Control operations in and around airports using a Class C airport. Develop controller-controller coordination and pilot-controller communications with emphasis on accurate situation assessment, and specific Air Traffic Control methodology and problem solving techinques.
AVIM 2373 - Advanced Terminal Operations: Provide a thorough review of all course objectives to verify student knowledge and student readiness to continue training at the Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Academy. Reviews will include clearance procedures, pilot to controller communications and coordination, phraseology, data handling, strip marking, aircraft recognition and advanced air traffic control simulation.