Boeing B727 Familiarization


Deploy the landing gear

Master the midsize B727 as a flight pilot with your Boeing B727 Familiarization Certificate from Lynn University. Explore all the specifications, systems and ground handling procedures of the B727. Learn the mechanics and maintenance of the aircraft, and gain ample experience in takeoff, flight maneuvers and safe landings through basic and simulator study. The airplane simulator at Lynn for B727s puts you in command as flight pilot of this midsize aircraft.

What you’ll learn through the Boeing B727 familiarization certification program

  • Takeoff and landing procedures
  • B727 flight maneuvers
  • B727 mechanics and maintenance

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Career opportunities

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Estimated tuition

Rates based on flight hours logged.

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Boeing B727 familiarization curriculum

Students of the Boeing B727 Familiarization Certificate program must complete the 6 credit hours of these two courses (3 credit hours each).

AVM 472 B-727 Pilot Familiarization: Gain a strong foundation in B727 aircraft systems, including electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, instruments, flight control, fuel and avionics. Understand preflight planning, from weight and balance computations to using the national airspace system. You’ll balance your classroom learning of cockpit controls and indications with part task mockup instruction.

AVM 473 B-727 Pilot Simulator Familiarization: Perform simulated take-offs and landings, climbs, turns and descents under both normal and extreme conditions. Learn to navigate both visually and with instruments, and become familiar with the proper responses in emergency situations. Spend 20 of your 45 hours of instruction in a full flight simulator, both as pilot-in-command and first officer. 

In addition, requirements for the B727 pilot program certification include:

  •  Obtaining a visa if you are an international student
  •  Passing a medical exam
  •  Being at least 17 years old when you complete the certification


Pilot program career opportunities

Your success in this pilot program gives you the credentials you need to pilot a Boeing B727.

This certificate can also be a valuable stepping-stone to piloting a large-scale commercial aircraft, which you will accomplish with Lynn University’s Airline Transport Pilot Certificate.

Or earn your B.S. in Aviation Management and qualify for specialist, coordinator and management roles, such as:

  • Air traffic controller
  • Private or commercial pilot
  • Information or HR specialist
  • Corporate manager
  • Airport manager
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