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First Student Graduates from Sunrise Aviation FAA Approved Commercial Pilot Course in Jacksonville
Vinhthuy “Moi” Hoang successfully completed his flight test for the FAA issued Commercial Pilot Certificate. Just a few days earlier, he completed all of the requirements for the FAA approved Commercial Pilot Course at Sunrise Aviation.
By: Patrick W. Murphy
Sunrise Aviation’s Commercial Pilot Certification Course requires the completion of a rigorous ground school and the logging of 120 hours of flight time. The flight time in the commercial course includes a review of navigation, instrument procedures, night flying and the introduction to flying in a complex single-engine airplane. Sunrise Aviation uses a Piper Arrow for its complex aircraft at the Jacksonville satellite. The Arrow has retractable landing gear and a constant speed propeller. The Piper Arrow is an excellent airplane for learning and demonstrating the flight maneuvers required for a commercial pilot. Seven other students are currently working on completing the FAA requirements to be a commercial pilot at Sunrise Aviation’s Jacksonville satellite.
Hoang is a student in the Professional Pilot Technology Associate of Science degree program at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Currently nearly 40 students from FSCJ are enrolled in Sunrise Aviation pilot training courses at Jacksonville with that number expanding all the time. Sunrise Aviation is the exclusive provider of flight training for FSCJ and has been working with the college since September 2011.
Sunrise Aviation has recently added a 2011 Piper Warrior and two more Cessna Skyhawks (C172) to the fleet in Jacksonville. Sunrise Aviation now has 50 aircraft in its training fleet ranging from the timeless Cessna 152 to Piper Seminoles and Piper Senecas for multi-engine training. Sunrise Aviation has its main base of operations in Ormond Beach, Florida where they offer Professional Pilot training to both international and domestic students.
Prospective students can visit Sunrise Aviation and FSCJ in Jacksonville at this address:
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Aviation College of Excellence
Cecil Center South
13450 Lake Fretwell Street
Building J, Room J-109
Jacksonville, FL 32221
A good way to get an introduction to FSCJ aviation programs is to attend one of their Open Houses held every second Tuesday of each month from 1700 to 1900 (5:00 to 7:00 p.m.). If you are unable to attend, please call or email Sunrise Aviation and we will arrange a personal tour to suit your schedule.
To learn more about the Sunrise Aviation Satellite, please contact us in one the following ways:
General Email: email@example.com
Patrick Murphy, Director of Training & Assistant Chief Flight Instructor
To learn more about the FSCJ Aviation program directly from the college contact Sam Fischer, Program Manager at:
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