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Flight Academy

What is the NFA-ACE? What do you learn from the NFA-ACE?

Escambia High School's Flight Academy-In partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Gaetz Aerospace Institute: This four-year dual-enrollment course-based program provides students with a foundation of knowledge and technically orientated experiences in the study of aerospace technologies, their effect upon our lives, and the nature of aerospace engineering, design, and problem-solving techniques and methodologies. The content and activities also support building safety, teamwork, and leadership skills. This program focuses on transferable skills 

Course Sequence

Course Sequence:

8600580 Aerospace Technologies I (high school elective credit; entry-level course)

Dual Enrollment:

AS120 Principals of Aeronautical Science (HONORS)*

AS220 Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (HONORS)*

AS121 Private Pilot Operations (HONORS)*

AS235 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations (HONORS)* {2017-18 school year}

AS295 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Applications (HONORS)* {2017-18 school year}

*Honors courses will earn an additional .025 weighted credit for high school GPA calculations

Industry Certifications: FAA Ground School, Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety, Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Visual Observer 

  Gregory Pyle Teacher
Mr. Rainey teaching class

Aerospace Program Description

Program Description : Aerospace Technologies 8600080

The course contains four courses in a project-based program that provides students a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences within the study of Aerospace Technologies, their effect upon our lives and the nature of the Aerospace Engineering, design, and problem-solving techniques and methodologies. The skills of building safety, teamwork and leadership are also supported by the content and activities. The program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems in the aviation and aerospace industries. 

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