Prerequisite: Acceptance into Academy, consent of KEC, parental orientation session at DeKalb Airport, acceptable GPA (determined by school), recommendation of high school, oral interview with KEC Coordinator, good attendance. All students are required, by law, to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship in the form of their birth certificate or U.S. Passport. This course offers classroom and simulator instruction in aviation. The course will give an in-depth insight into the world of aviation and will prepare the student for the FAA Private Pilot written exam. Instruction consists of aerodynamics, FAA regulations, primary navigation, GPS navigation, the use of flight computers, weather, radio navigation, flight instrumentation, performance and limitations, and the ATC environment. In addition, the program utilizes state-of-the-art flight simulators. AVF101-Primary Flight Theory and AVF121-Human Factors for Aviators are the courses for which students may earn college credit.