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Aviation
The seats in these courses are normally reserved for students in an Aviation program.

English Language Requirements
Beginning Fall, 2007 students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

AV 101.5 credits
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations and a
minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 102.5 credits
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma.
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations and a
minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 1511 credit
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the Aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations; a selfpaced theory component assessed by quizzes, projects, and a final written exam; and a minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 1521 credit
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the Aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations; a selfpaced theory component assessed by quizzes, projects, and a final written exam; and a minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 1612 credits
Introduction to Aviation
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
This course includes the theory needed to become a private pilot. It prepares students for the Transport Canada Private Pilot written examination and gives the necessary theory for the private licence flight training. Topics include air regulations, aerodynamics and theory of flight, airframes, engines and systems, flight instruments, flight operations, radio and electronic theory, navigation, meteorology, licensing requirements, pilot decision-making, and human factors.

AV 1622 credits
Flight Training, Private
Offered as AV 162A/162B
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
This course provides the aircraft and simulator training toward the private pilot licence. It satisfies all of Transport Canada's minimum licensing requirements for the private pilot licence, including cross country and instrument hours. The simulator portion introduces students to basic instrument flying and to radio aids to navigation. AV 162 is a full year course.

AV 2013 credits
Aviation Theory I
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and a Private Pilot Licence
This course provides a review of the theory received in the private pilot licence training, and an introduction to the subject matter that a commercial pilot must know in the areas of theory of flight, aircraft systems, Canada Air Regulations,
meteorology, and navigation.

AV 2111 credit
Simulation - Instrument Procedures I
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
In this course students are introduced to attitude instrument flying, basic instrument procedures, and navigation using computer based training. This course includes 12 sessions of dual instruction and 11 sessions of solo assignments in the flight training device.

AV 2211.5 credits
Aircraft - Commercial I
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma and a Private Pilot Licence
This course begins with a review of the basic flying skills of the student and then introduces attitude instrument flying procedures, and instrument flight navigation. This course includes 20 sessions dual instruction and 25 sessions solo
assignments in the single-engine aircraft, and includes cross-country flying experience.

AV 2311 credit
Human Factors I
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and a Private Pilot Licence
This is an airmanship course which focuses on human factors associated with flight, including pilot judgment and decisionmaking. Students will learn that pilot judgment is a process which produces a thoughtful, considered decision relating to the operation of an aircraft, along with the response to the decision. This course also introduces the physiological factors that affect pilots and flight. Discussion of case studies is frequently used to point out the significance to the concepts which are introduced.

AV 2511 credit
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the Aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations; a selfpaced theory component assessed by quizzes, projects, and a final written exam; and a minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 2521 credit
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the Aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations; a selfpaced theory component assessed by quizzes, projects, and a final written exam; and a minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 3023 credits
Aviation Theory II
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 201
This course contains theory in the subject areas of aeronautics, meteorology, navigation, and power plants to bring students to a commercial pilot standard and prepare them for the Transport Canada commercial written examination, and
an introduction to the concepts underlying the flying of an aircraft by reference solely to the instruments. During this course students will write the Transport Canada Commercial Pilot written exam.

AV 3121 credit
Simulation - Instrument Procedures II
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 211
This course is a continuation of Aviation 211. It continues to develop the student's instrument flying skills in the flight training device to a single-engine instrument flight test standard. This course includes 12 sessions of dual instruction and
12 sessions of solo assignments in the flight training device.

AV 3221.5 credits
Aircraft - Commercial II
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 221.
This course is a continuation of Aviation 221 and prepares the student for the commercial pilot flight test. This course includes 20 sessions of dual instruction and 25 sessions of solo assignments in the single-engine aircraft.

AV 3321 credit
Human Factors II
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 231
This course is a continuation of Aviation 231. One of the topics covered is the judgment and decision-making skills used in landing and other aspects of commercial and instrument flying. Also discussed are search and rescue, defensive flying, survival sense training, search and rescue techniques, and cockpit resource management concepts.

AV 351.5 credits
Fitness
Former course AV350A
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations and a
minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 352.5 credits
Fitness
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma
Pilots must be in good physical health to maintain the medical requirements of a commercial licence. Fitness training is therefore an integral part of the aviation program. Each fitness course consists of two physical fitness evaluations and a
minimum attendance requirement of two sessions per week at a local fitness centre. The aim is to improve physical fitness and to develop good fitness habits for the future.

AV 4013 credits
Aviation Theory III
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 302
This course contains theory in: flight operations to provide students with professional insight into the proper handling of multi-engine aircraft; instruments and avionics, to review the aircraft instruments required for flight with emphasis on those required for instrument flight; instrument flying techniques, to increase students' understanding of instrument flight procedures; meteorology, to give a detailed study of weather as it affects instrument flight; and navigation, beginning with a detailed look at the concepts underlying navigation, including the shape of the earth and the various map projections and a survey of flight planning considerations for northern areas.

AV 4023 credits
Aviation Theory IV
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 401
This course provides students with insight into systems of complex, turbine-powered aircraft, an understanding of the implications of flying faster and larger aircraft, mastery of the instrument flying knowledge and techniques, an introduction to the weather of the upper atmosphere as well as significant problems such as wind shear and thunderstorms, and a discussion of the Canada Air Regulations and procedures that are involved in commercial flying and air carrier operations and the responsibilities of a commercial pilot. During this course students will write the Transport Canada Instrument Rating
exam and Intermediate Airline Transport Rating Exam, and will learn many of the topics covered on the Airline Transport Pilot Licence exam.

AV 4031 credit
Jet Transportation Systems and Operations
Prerequisite(s): Aviation 402
This course will provide a basic understanding of the normal operating procedures and checklists used in a jet transport aircraft. It introduces the systems of the Boeing 747 which are required to perform basic flight manoeuvres.

AV 4043 credits
Advanced Aerodynamics and Operating Procedures
Prerequisite(s): AV 405
This course provides details of incompressible flow airfoil theory and wing theory, description of stall speed, drag, and basic performance criteria, stability, trim and control, and configuration changes in high and low speed conditions. Compressible flow theory is introduced as well as transonic and supersonic flight.

AV 4053 credits
Advanced Jet Transport Systems and Performance
Prerequisite(s): AV 402
This course provides students with an appreciation for modern transport aircraft systems and performance. This includes: understanding how electronic control and navigation systems work, their normal operation, as well as their limitations;
becoming aware of the role, the operation, and the limitations of automation in aircraft; and increasing the student’s understanding of large aircraft systems and advancing the ability to determine performance information of large aircraft.

AV 4111 credit
Simulation - Multi-Engine
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 312
This course is to introduce students to multi-engine procedures, to review instrument flying procedures, and also to introduce students to two-person crew concepts. This course includes 13 sessions of dual instruction and 12 sessions of solo practice in multi-engine simulators.

AV 4121 credit
Simulation - Crew Operations
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 411
This course continues to develop two-person crew procedures and also develops advanced instrument flying skills. This course includes 16 sessions of dual instruction and eight sessions of solo practice in multi-engine simulators, and includes turbine operations.

AV 4131 credit
Simulation - Jet Transport Operations I
Prerequisite(s): AV 412, AV 422
Pre- or corequisite(s): AV 403, AV 405
In this course the student applies in the simulator what has been learned in Aviation 403. This is an introduction to the basic handling of large transport category jet aircraft. Students will carry out the multi-crew functions to accomplish the preflight preparations, the takeoff, climb, enroute, arrival, approach, and flight completion phases in the Boeing 747 jet transport flight training device. This course includes 5 sessions in each position – Captain, First Officer, and Second Officer – in the simulator.

AV 4141 credit
Simulation - Jet Transport Operations II
Prerequisite(s): AV 413
In this course the student will develop further skills in the operation of a jet transport aircraft, and will understand the aerodynamic implications of flying such aircraft, including the importance of high and low speed limitations, the use and
limits of aerodynamic high lift devices, the effect of center of gravity position on flight performance and characteristics, and other implications. This will be completed on specific flight exercises completed in the B747 flight training device. This course includes 5 sessions in each position – Captain, First Officer, and Second Officer – in the flight training device.

AV 4152 credits
Simulation - Jet Transport Operations III
Prerequisite(s): AV 414
Pre- or corequisite(s): AV404
This is the concluding course in jet transport operations. In this course the function and operation of systems will be experienced and students will also learn how to use long-range navigation equipment and other automation and safety
equipment onboard jet transport aircraft. The student will be expected, as a crew member, to conduct line oriented simulations, keeping in mind airline operating considerations. This will be accomplished in 10 sessions in each position –
Captain, First Officer, and Second Officer – in the B747 flight training device.

AV 4211.5 credits
Aircraft - Multi-Engine
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 322
This course introduces students to multi-engine aircraft, provides opportunity to develop skills to fly multi-engine aircraft in normal and abnormal situations, and prepares them for the multi-engine flight test. This course includes 13 sessions of dual instruction and a flight test in multi-engine aircraft, as well as one session of dual instruction and eight sessions of solo practice in single engine aircraft.

AV 4221.5 credits
Aircraft Instrument - Multi-Engine
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 421
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop instrument flying skills in multi-engine aircraft and prepares them to pass the instrument flight test. This course includes 16 sessions of dual instruction in multi-engine aircraft and eight sessions of solo practice in single engine aircraft.

AV 4311 credit
Advanced Airmanship I
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 332
In this course students are introduced to concepts needed to safely fly with a two or more person crew. Included are subjects such as effectively managing all the resources available to a crew, crew coordination, and the use of standard
operating procedures. Aircraft systems are discussed and accident reports are analyzed to support the points made. This course serves as a preparation for simulator training and introduces psychological factors involved in flight training and social psychology as it relates to flight crew cooperation.

AV 4321 credit
Advanced Airmanship II
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 431
This course continues the concepts introduced in Advanced Airmanship I. Included are crew resource management topics such as the effect of fatigue and stress on crew performance, communication, management styles and strategies, and assertiveness. Documentation, ergonomics, and passengers are other points of discussion. Standard operating procedures as they relate to the King Air and King Air systems are also discussed. As well, there is a review of pilots' liability and responsibility to themselves, their passengers, their company, and to others.

AV 4512 credits
Theory - Instructor
Offered as AV 451A/451B
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, and Aviation 302 and a commercial licence (aeroplane) or higher
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to teach flying subjects, and prepares them for the Transport Canada Class IV Instructor Rating written exams and the ground portion of the Instructor Rating flight test. AV
451 is a full-year course.

AV 4521 credit
Flight Instructor Practicum
Offered as AV 452A/452B
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BBA Aviation or the Aviation diploma, Aviation 312, Aviation 322, and a commercial licence (aeroplane) or higher.
Pre- or corequisite(s): AV 451
This course provides students with the knowledge and experience needed to instruct students how to fly aircraft, and to meet the standards of the Transport Canada Class IV Flight Instructor Rating flight test. This course includes 30 sessions of dual instruction on single engine aircraft and four sessions of dual instruction on a PFC Flight Training Device. AV 452 is a full-year course.

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