ERIC Number: ED038280
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Survey of Aviation Courses in High Schools for Air Age Education.
A national survey of the teaching of aviation courses in high school was conducted. Valid questionnaires were received from 291 (70%) of the sample persons. The results of this survey show among other things, that: (1) most (50%) aviation courses are offered by science departments, (2) the length of the course is usually one year (50%) or one semester (42%), (3) 40% of the students taking the courses are asked by teachers to take the FAA Private Pilot Written Examination, (4) the cost of the course per student is approximately $35, (5) average class size is between eleven and twenty students, and (6) the average school size is 501-1000 students. (BR)
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Authoring Institution: Cessna Aircraft Co., Wichita, KS.