CLEARED FOR TAKE­OFF?

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS -

Ul­ster BOCES Avi­a­tion stu­dents Michael Cap­puc­cilli, of Wal­lkill High School, and Bran­don Gill, of Kingston High School, per­form a pre­flight in­spec­tion at Rich­mor Avi­a­tion in the town of Ul­ster re­cently. The Ul­ster BOCES Avi­a­tion pro­gram pro­vides stu­dents with ba­sic knowl­edge of equip­ment used in avi­a­tion. Suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of the two-year pro­gram, which in­cludes flight time, al­lows stu­dents to be el­i­gi­ble for an FAA-ap­proved pri­vate pi­lot’s li­cense. The pro­gram fo­cuses pri­mar­ily on sin­gle-en­gine planes and in­cludes in­struc­tion re­gard­ing me­te­o­rol­ogy, in­stru­men­ta­tion, air­plane sys­tems, flight en­vi­ron­ment, com­mu­ni­ca­tions, air­craft per­for­mance, hu­man fac­tors and the prin­ci­ples of flight.

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