LTC to Offer Ground School Private Pilot Course




Lakeshore Technical College is offering a Ground School Private Pilot continuing education course beginning in March.

Classes will be held at LTC's Cleveland campus Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. beginning March 5 through May 7 with no class on March 26.

The nine week course will include one Saturday session at the Manitowoc Airport learning about various types of aircraft and their systems along with airport operations and one session touring the Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control facility and airport control tower at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay.

Participants will be introduced to topics – including regulations, aerodynamics, systems, navigation and weather – required by the FAA for the private pilot written test.

Participants will earn 0.9 continuing education credit for completing the course. The instructor is Curt Drumm, president of Lakeshore Aviation, Manitowoc.

The class number is 25246. The class fee is $109.21 with an additional cost of approximately $200 for a private pilot kit, which includes a textbook, a test preparation book and software, maps, a plotter and a calculator.

The pilot kit can be purchased prior to March 5 at Lakeshore Aviation, located at Manitowoc County Airport. Contact Lakeshore Aviation at 920-682-0043.

To register, call LTC at 888-468-6582, ext. 1366, or go to and click on “Find a class.”

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at:

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