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Joyce K. Taylor
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4245
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 250

Kelly H. Kaiser
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4301
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 252
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For Immediate Release

NRCC offering private pilot ground school beginning in January


Private Pilot Ground School will be offered through New River Community College beginning on January 23. The class will be held each Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. through May 13 with the first class meeting at the Virginia Tech Airport.

The class prepares students for the FAA examination for the private pilot rating by presenting the fundamental principles of flight including theory of flight, aircraft standards and specifications, basic aircraft construction, weight and balance, navigation, meteorology, principles of radio communication and application of aero physics.

Tuition for this 3-credit course is $397.65 for in-state students.

For more information, including the availability of the Michael Rash Memorial Aviation Scholarship, contact the NRCC Office of Workforce Development at 540-674-3600, ext. 4323.

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