Aerospace Pilot Flight Lab Guide and FAQs
The information contained in the Flight Lab Guide is critically important to your success as a Professional Pilot student at MTSU. Access to this guide should be saved for quick access, as it will be expected that you be able to use it while navigating your path through the required flight labs for your program. It is updated frequently by the staff at the Flight School and the Professional Pilot Program Coordinator.
ALL QUESTIONS RELATED TO FLIGHT LAB APPLICATIONS, DEADLINES, ETC. SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO FLIGHTLAB@MTSU.EDU
Flight labs have additional costs associated with them in addition to MTSU tuition. Costs and how to fund them are outlined in detail in the Flight Lab Guide. You will need to use this guide in conjunction with the staff at the Flight School and MT One Stop to get questions answered and for accuracy in completing flight lab applications. An additional resource is the Flight Lab Award Checklist - if all requirements are not met at time of application, flight labs will not be awarded.
Navigating the Professional Pilot major is complicated and has a lot of moving parts. Your questions likely have already been asked, so reference the FAQs Guide as needed. This Guide, along with the Flight Lab Guide should be saved for quick access. It is updated frequently by the staff at the Flight School and the Professional Pilot Program Coordinator.
Flight Lab Application Dates
JUNE 1 - JUNE 30 - application window for Fall Semester flight labs
SEPTEMBER 15 - NOVEMBER 15 -application window for Spring Semester flight labs
FEBRUARY 15 - APRIL 15 - application window for Summer Term flight labs
Flight Lab Application Access
All applications are made available through the Aerospace Department website.
All deadlines related to flight labs for the CURRENT TERM can be found here.
Students MUST have a 1st or 2nd class medical certificate from the FAA. FAA medicals are performed by a specific type of doctor called an AME.
More information can be found on page 14 of the Flight Lab Guide
MTSU has three AMEs on campus. For more information, visit MTSU Student Health Services.
To locate an AME in your area, please visit this FAA site.