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.

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Auburn, CA 95602, USA

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Hours:

Office: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Flying 24/7 (by appointment)

Contact

530.889.2000