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Ground Schools

Our ground schools prepare you not only to pass the FAA Knowledge Exam, they also prepare you to be a safe and competent pilot, operating in today's busy and complex airspace. Each course includes instruction from FAA certificated instructors, training materials to learn the required knowledge, and test preparation guides.

Private Pilot

For aspiring pilots wanting to earn their initial pilot certificate.

Course Schedule:
14 weeks, Tuesdays, starting on September 17th, 2013
7:00 - 9:30 PM

Topics include:

  • Aerodynamic Forces, Stability and Control
  • Airframe, Engines, Systems
  • Flight Instruments, Aerodynamics in Flight
  • Human Factors, Regulations
  • Charts, Airspace, Airports
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Weight and Balance, Flight Computer
  • Flight Planning, En route Navigation
  • Navigation Aids
  • Heating Effects, Wind, Cloud, Air Masses, Fronts
  • Operational Weather Factors, Reports, Forecasts

Included materials: Ground School textbook, Private Pilot Test Prep 2013, plotter, flight computer, FAR/AIM 2013

Cost: $395

Cost with additional flight training supplies: $495

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Contact us at 530-903-9100 - info@placervilleaviation.com

3501 Airport Road, Hangar 5, Placerville, CA 95667

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