The DCCC Flight Instructor program is a two-year (5 semester) Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. This is a comprehensive program of study that has been specifically designed to take students with no aviation experience through their FAA Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor qualification, with the completion of the AAS degree.
Since the helicopter market began its rise to prominence in the 1950s and 1960s, the most common path that students have used to become professional helicopter pilots has been to obtain a helicopter flight instructor certificate, and then enter the job market as a helicopter flight instructor. Upon successful completion of the DCCC Flight Instructor degree program, the graduate will be fully qualified and prepared to enter the aviation workplace as a helicopter flight instructor. Obtaining employment as a flight instructor will allow the graduate to use the skills they have learned to teach others as well as build valuable pilot in command experience.
In addition to the core and general education courses that make up this degree program, the DCCC Flight Instructor Program includes the training required for the following FAA Pilot Certificates and FAA pilot ratings:
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The DCCC Flight Instructor Program is a fully “in house” program, and all classes including flight classes are taught at the DCCC location in Chandler, AZ. DCCC’s goal in developing this Flight Instructor degree program has been simply to design the best vocational collegiate helicopter training program in the United States. In doing so, DCCC has consulted with and continues to work closely with some of the most experienced helicopter flight training organizations in the world. These relationships have been not only helpful to DCCC’s course development, but have also helped to give DCCC program graduates a real advantage in job placement and career development within the helicopter industry.
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Why should you choose the DCCC Flight Instructor Degree Program as the pathway to your helicopter career?
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