Private Pilot Theory for Managers

AVT10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 72 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

More teaching periods

Hong Kong/China


6 Sep 21 - 6 Feb 22

1 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
19 Sep 21

8 Oct 21

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Nov 21

Aims and objectives

To introduce the student to flight planning, air law & procedures, navigation theory, meteorology, aircraft general knowledge, aerodynamics and human performance and limitations, at the Private Pilot level so that they may apply that knowledge to the management of aviation operations.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Explain the environmental, legal, engineering, and human factors that impact on flying operations at the Private Pilot level.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the principals involved in the safe and accurate, planning operations at the Private Pilot level
3. Apply the principles of flight planning and performance in managerial or operational roles to maximise operational benefit to an airline.