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Professional Pilot

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and/or navigation of commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate, and rescue air craft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance; aircraft flight systems and controls; flight crew operations and procedures; radio communications and navigation procedures and systems; airways safety and traffic regulations; and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to sit for the FAA commercial aircrew examinations.

Program Locations

  • Center for Advanced Aviation 55811

Labor Market Information

  • Commercial Pilots

  • Median wage: $68,637/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Airline Pilots

  • Median wage: $120,111/year
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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