2020 Ground School Schedule

Instrument

February 4th - March 10th 2020

Get your instrument ground training done in 6 weeks. Classes are held Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6pm- 9pm. 

From:

$280

2-Day Drone

New Dates Coming Soon!

Prepare for your commercial drone license test in a weekend! Classes are from 9am to 3pm on both days. Cost includes books.

From:

$250

Private Pilot

April 7th - May 14th 2020

Get your ground training and Private Pilot Test prep done with Mach 5! Classes are held Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6pm- 8pm.

From:

$280

Private Pilot

New Dates Coming Soon!

Get your ground training and Private Pilot Test prep done with Mach 5! Classes are held Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6pm- 8pm.

From:

$280

Instrument

New Dates Coming Soon!

Get your instrument ground training done in 5 weeks. Classes are held Tuesday & Thursday nights from 6pm- 9pm. 

From:

$280

2-Day Drone

New Dates Coming Soon!

Prepare for your commercial drone license test in a weekend! Classes are from 9am to 3pm on both days. Cost includes books.

From:

$250

In need of a subject refresher?

You can join the class at any point and continue through the next session, or simply drop in for sessions that interest you. Drop ins are at a rate of $30 per session. Licensed pilots who want a refresher are welcome. To attend sessions covering a specific subject, please refer to the drop down menu below for either Private or Instrument.

 

Mach 5 Ground School Graduate? Drop in for free!

Drop in Class Schedule

Private Pilot Ground School Schedule:


Week 1: Tuesday- Review FAR, Part 91 & 61, Gleim Chapters 4 Thursday- Airplane Systems Week 2: Tuesday- Aerodynamics Thursday- Flight Environment Week 3: Tuesday- Communication & Information Thursday- Meterology Week 4: Tuesday- Weather Data Thursday- Questions & Answers & Review Week 5: Tuesday- Airplane Preformance Thursday- Navigation Week 6: Tuesday- Human Factors Thursday- Cross Country Planning




Instrument Ground School Schedule:


Week 1: Tuesday- Introduction & Outline, Human Factors, Instrument Systems Thursday- Attitude Instrument Flying, Instrument Navifation Systems Week 2: Tuesday- Airports, Airspace & Flight Information, ATC systems, ATC Clearances Thursday- Departure Charts, Departure Procedures Week 3: Tuesday- Weather (part 1), Weather Theory and Hazards Thursday- Weather (part 2), Sources, Reports, Forecasts, Graphics & Products Week 4: Tuesday- Enroute and Area Charts, Enroute Procedures, Holding Procedures Thursday- Arrival Charts (review), Approach Types and charts (overview) Week 5: Tuesday- Approach Charts (review), Approach Chart preface and legand(s) Thursday- Localizer Approaches, ILS/MLS Approaches Week 6: Tuesday- RNAV Approaches, Pilot/Controller roles and responsibilities, Instrument PTS Thursday- IFR Considerations, Flight Planning, Emergencies, Decision Making Week 7: Flight planning 'table-top' exercise, plan, file, obtain WX, obtain clearance, ATC communications, enroute, apch, land





Looking for an Online Training Resource?

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Flight Apprentice offers an Online Private Pilot Ground School, several free courses, and a free, volunteer-driven pilot mentorship program. This program will certainly prepare you to take the FAA written exam, but it will do a lot more than that! The course content, from lecture videos to handouts to study guides, are designed with application in mind: Students will be able to take these lessons with them into the real world as they grow into confident and competent pilots.

2409 Rickenbacker Way

Auburn, CA 95602, USA

(530) 889-2000

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Office: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

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