Aviation Building (Greeley Campus): 5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, CO 80634
Aims Flight Training Center (Northern Colorado Regional Airport): 6350 Aviation Circle, Loveland, CO 80538
All new students to Aims or the Aviation program should first contact Sera Winchel 970.339.6602 or Ottley Wright 970.378.3635.
All continuing Aims Aviation students contact the department at 970.339.6688 to be further directed and advised.
For program specific information, contact the Aviation department or go to our web page via the following web address- http://www.aims.edu/academics/aviation
Air Traffic Controller (A.A.S degree)
Professional Pilot (A.A.S degree)
General Aviation Pilot (A.A.S degree)
Private Pilot, Airplane (Certificate)
Commercial Pilot, Airplane (Certificate)
Instrument Rating, Airplane (Certificate)
Single-Engine, Airplane (Certificate)
Multi-Engine, Airplane (Certificate)
Multi-Engine Rating, Airplane (Certificate)
Flight Instructor, Airplane (Certificate)
Flight Instructor Rating, Airplane (Certificate)
Program Length: Usually two to three semesters for the Aviation Certificate Programs, four semesters for the Air Traffic Controller A.A.S. degree program, four semesters for the General Aviation Pilot A.A.S. degree program, and five semesters for the Professional Pilot A.A.S. degree program. Times may be shorter if the student has previous flying experience or college transfer credits. Additional time may be required, depending on assessment scores.
Potential Opportunities: These programs are designed to provide the graduate with the skills and/or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificates necessary for entry-level employment as a pilot or an Air Traffic Controller.
General Program Information: Air Traffic Controller applicants must be less than 31 years old at the time of hiring by the FAA; therefore, students should be no more than 28 years old when beginning the program. Air Traffic Controllers must be citizens of the United States of America. The aviation department requires students to pass all aviation (AVT) courses with a minimum grade of “C”. Any aviation course for which a grade of “D” or “F” is recorded must be repeated.
All flight students enrolled in any of the aviation flight training degree programs must receive flight training, both dual and solo, required for all certificates and ratings, at the Aims-designated provider. All flight students enrolled in any of the aviation flight training degree programs must receive flight training, both dual and solo, required for all certificates and ratings, at the Aims Flight Training Center. Aircraft rental fees and flight instruction fees apply- http://www.aims.edu/academics/aviation/costs.php Charges are subject to change without notice. Students engaged in flight training must hold a minimum of a class 2 FAA medical certificate. All students must meet Transportation Security Administration requirements. Contact the aviation department for further information.
Aviation Advisory Committee
Matt Allen, Skywest Airlines
Matthew Doenges, Air Traffic Controller, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
Amber Inman, Air Traffic Controller, Denver Center
Ryan Kuenning, Captain for Frontier Airlines
Jake Marshall, UAS Aeronautics Coordinator, St. Vrain Valley School District
Aims Aviation Student (changes semester to semester)