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Our private pilot classes and instrument pilot classes are well regarded as comprehensive and easy-to-understand. Welcome to Ground School USA’s online ground school classes for private pilot certification and instrument pilot certification.  These classes will assist you in learning the complex subjects required to pass the FAA written test, final oral test, or simply be a great refresher to gain or regain the knowledge to confidently fly as a safe pilot.

The individual class is billed per class.  Classes are being added regularly to this page so if you don’t see the topic you need, please check back periodically.

Each class offers a free sample video as well.

 

Private Pilot Classes

Session 1 – Aerodynamics part 1

In this informative 1st session, you will learn the foundation of aviation knowledge.  Aerodynamics.  You will learn all about lift and what makes an airplane fly.  You’ll also learn about the flight controls on an airplane, what they do, and how to use them.  You’ll learn new terms and finally get your dream to fly off the ground!

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Session 2 – Aerodynamics part 2/ Aircraft Systems

In this informative 2nd session, you will learn the foundation of aviation knowledge.  Aerodynamics.  You will learn all about lift and what makes an airplane fly.  You’ll also learn about the flight controls on an airplane, what they do, and how to use them.  You’ll learn new terms and finally get your dream to fly off the ground!

For a free sample of session 1, or to purchase the full-length class…

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Session 3 – Flight Instruments

In this 3rd session you will get the run-down on cockpit instrumentation.  Learn about the: airspeed, altimeter, attitude, heading, vertical speed, turn coordinator and compass indicators.  You’ll find a detailed yet easy-to-understand explanation of the instrument, the systems, and how to interpret and use each one during a flight.

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Session 4 – FAA Regulations

In this informative 4th session, we will unpack the various FAA regulations pertaining to a private pilot.  You’ll learn about the different certificates pilots can earn, different aircraft pilots can fly, what it takes to become a pilot and the rules of the sky!

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Session 5 – Airspace for Pilots

In this eye-opening 5th session, you’ll learn how the FAA airspace is broken-down, how charts are organized, and how to know everything you need to operate safely and confidently in US airspace, no matter where you are!

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Session 6 – Airports

Airports come in all sizes, shapes, and flavors. However, there are certain attributes to any airport as well. In this informative 6th session, you will gain a foundational understanding of airports. In our full version we explore: airports, markings, wake turbulence, and aeromedical factors.

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Session 7 – Aviation Weather

In this 7th session of Ground School USA’s Private Pilot course, you will explore all facets of meteorology relating to a private pilot. You’ll learn what causes weather, clouds, rain, fronts, and so much more. Get confident in your understanding of weather as it relates to flight safety and this teaching will help you ace the FAA written test!

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Session 8 – Weather Services

In this 8th session of Ground School USA’s Private Pilot course, you will obtain the skills to read and understand various aviation weather reports, forecasts and charts. Learn how to use some basic resources, including internet based sites, to make a safe go/ no-go decision.

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Session 9 – Weight & Balance and Performance

In this 9th session of Ground School USA’s Private Pilot course, learn how about safety related issues surrounding weight and balance and performance. Learn how to compute a center-of-gravity assessment as well as take into account takeoff and landing distance information.

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Session 10 – Navigation

In this 10th session of Ground School USA’s Private Pilot course, learn how to make the necessary navigation calculations using a plotter to find headings, the E6B, and radio navigation (incl, VOR, ADF, and GPS).

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Other Classes

ATC & Radio Communications

In this sample clip, you will watch some excerpts on a teaching of the ATC system (Approach Control) and learn some basics on radio communication techniques.

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ForeFlight Lessons

Learning ForeFlight has never been easier! Learn to use ForeFlight with its vast functionality with ease. It’s ForeFlight Lessons that will make sense!

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Instrument Pilot Classes

IFR – Session 1 – Flight Instruments

In this sample clip, you will learn about the flight instruments related to an instrument pilot level understanding on the pitot-static system and the airspeed indicator.

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IFR – Session 2 – Instrument Flying and Aerodynamics

In this sample clip, you’ll learn about the interpretation of the instruments and corrective actions needed to recover from an unusual attitude (both full and partial panel).

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