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Private Pilot Ground School Being Offered at Metropolitan State University This Fall

Dépèche transmise le 15 juillet 2011 par Business Wire

SAINT PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Aviation Management Consortium is offering a Private Pilot Ground School course this fall at Metropolitan State University. Classes will take place at Metropolitan State’s Midway campus (1450 Energy Park Drive in Saint Paul) on Tuesday evenings, Aug. 23 through Nov. 29. Cost is about $900. It is the only ground school being offered at a Twin Cities public college or university. The course is open to the public --- participants do not have to be enrolled at Metropolitan State.

“Brian is very well known and respected in the local aviation industry, and we are thrilled to have him lead the ground school course”

The course is for anyone who is interested in becoming a pilot as preparation for their private pilot written examination, or for those in the aviation industry who want to learn more about flying to broaden their career skills. Topics covered include aircraft aerodynamics and systems, air navigation, aviation charts, federal aviation regulations and air traffic control communications.

The instructor is Brian Addis, a single-engine, multi-engine and instrument flight instructor who also serves as a designated pilot examiner for private, instrument, sea plane and commercial ratings. “Brian is very well known and respected in the local aviation industry, and we are thrilled to have him lead the ground school course,” said Kim Doebbert, Academic Advisor/Recruiter and Aviation Management Coordinator at Metropolitan State University.

Metropolitan State University is known for its focus on adult learners, especially those seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree or go on to obtain a master’s or doctorate. The consortium is a collaboration of aviation programs at Metropolitan State University; Winona State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; and St. Cloud State University.

For more information on the Private Pilot Ground School course, contact Kim Doebbert at 651-793-1780 or kim.doebbert@metrostate.edu. Students are encouraged to register by August 15.

About Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University (www.metrostate.edu), a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, provides high-quality, affordable academic and professional degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. It is the only state university in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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