PROFESSIONAL PILOT ADVISER(S)
Disclosure of Written Arrangement
This program is made possible through a partnership with Red River Flight Academy (RRFA). Western has a written agreement with RRFA to provide flight training. All flying courses are taught at RRFA and the airplane (Cesna 172) is also owned by RRFA. The cost for aviation courses includes tuition and fees. More information can be found at RRFA website. The following is a breakdown of costs for a Private Pilot rating training.
Of the 62 credit hours required for this degree, 12 credit hours are taught at RRFA which equates to 19% of this degree program. Please see the current degree plan.
The college is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as approved pilot school with the following ratings: (1) private pilot course; (2)private pilot ground course (3) commercial pilot course; and (4) instrumental rating course.
After completion of specific coursework, students are eligible to test through the FAA to receive different pilot ratings. Please review Airmen Certification information on the FAA website. Requirements for a Student Pilot's Certificate is also outlined on this site. To receive a Private Pilot rating a student must take the following courses: Private Pilot Ground School, Private Pilot Lab, and Private Pilot Simulation Lab. After successful completion of these courses, the student must test through the FAA. The Airmaen Certificate and Rating Application is also found on the FAA website.