All Kinds of News for January 10, 2018
While most outdoor activities slow down during the winter months, the Aviation Program at the Chamberlain International School does not. Students who are selected to participate in the program attend Alpha One Flight School in nearby Plymouth and have plenty to do regardless of the weather.
Whether it be snow or rain that grounds actual flight time, the students are able to recieve valuable classroom instruction.
The classroom is set up with various training aids, a navigation planning table, a computer weather station, and an area for preflight and post-flight briefings. The instructor is able to adjust the program and tailor the instruction to each student's pilot-skills. Students are aslo able to practice in the FAA approved “Elite” simulator during inclement weather. When the skies are clear the student are up in the air and at the controls, piloting aircrafts.
The FAA requires private pilots to have at least 40 hours of flight time, including 20 hours of flight training and 10 hours of solo flight. The average number of hours at which students earn their licenses is between 60 and 70. The Chamberlain School has had many students go on to earn their Private Pilots License and currently have two alumni attending school for their Commercial Pilots License.
About Chamberlain International School
Located in Middleboro, Massachusetts, Chamberlain International School offers a therapeutic residential learning experience for students ranging in age from 11 to 22. Students at Chamberlain International School struggle with a variety of learning disabilities and mental health challenges.