Flight Training Device Session
Training in the Sinclair Community College RedBird, a Federal Aviation Administration approved Flight Training Device (FTD), prepares students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to successfully control an aircraft solely by reference to flight instruments. Topics include full and partial panel reference, accuracy and proficiency in flying holding patterns and instrument approach procedures, and recovery from unusual attitudes and spatial disorientation scenarios. In addition to supporting pilot training and proficiency requirements for traditional aircraft, the hours that may be logged are also applicable toward the pilot certificates and ratings that are required for most Unmanned Aerial Systems operations.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required. Students must bring one of the following with them to their training session or coordinate authentication with their assigned flight instructor before the first simulation session.
What participants will come away with:
With assigned instructor endorsement operating under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 61, students may log hours toward pilot certifications, ratings, and currency as described below:
A copy of the number of hours that may be logged through instruction received in the Sinclair RedBird FTD is available upon request.More information about the RedBird Flight Training Device used in the training is available here
Rolling Enrollment from January 1, 2022-December 1, 2022
Training is scheduled with a flight instructor that will be assigned after enrollment is completed. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate student schedules when possible based on instructor and FTD availability.
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