The time, energy and resources that you commit now to your education and training will allow for great rewards later on! Below are some excellent resources that will help prepare you for your flight training at CBU. It is highly recommended that you make yourself familiar with these documents as it will greatly improve your success on the flight line.

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Archer TX Pilot's Operating Handbook
The "manual" for the Archer TX.

POH Checkout

Archer TX Pilot's Operating Handbook Checkout
Great way to learn about the Archer aircraft as you read the Pilot's Operating Handbook.



Archer TX Checklist
Study this to safely operate the aircraft. You will be expected to memorize the bolded items.

Far Aim

FAR / AIM (Download the most current PDF copy of the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) Basic Manual (with any changes)

Rules and regulations that govern the aviation industry. Recommended reading list towards the front is a great place to start for Private Pilot!




Airplane Flying Handbook
Explains basic maneuvers and flight operations in aviation.


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
Explains a wide variety of topics related to aviation.


CBU Flight Procedures

CBU Flight Operations Procedures
It is expected that anyone flying CBU aircraft will be familiar with these procedures and abide by them.


Instrument Procedures Handbook (Download the complete PDF of the Instrument Procedures Handbook (IPH))

This is an easy-to-read resource on how to fly under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) in the Air Traffic Control (ATC) System.



Instrument Flying Handbook (To download this handbook, right click the link and select "Save Link As")
This is an excellent resource to help you increase your instrument knowledge for the FAA written or check ride.


Contact the Department of Aviation Science

Chair: Dr. John Marselus
Department Secretary: Rosemary Welsh
Phone: (951) 552-8800

Flight Operations Center
6865 Airport Drive
Riverside, CA 92504