Lloyd Nelson, AGI, ATP
Rodney Sims, CFII
This program of study includes an introduction to the field of aviation, aviation history, aviation transportation, aircraft systems and safety. During the Private Pilot Ground School portion of the program, students will study principles of flight, rules/regulations, aircraft/engine operations, aircraft control, navigation, and radio communications, and aviation weather as required by FAA regulations. Students will learn to operate flight simulators in the classroom and have the opportunity to fly the motion simulator in the lab.
Classroom academics require English literacy in reading and speaking. Students must pass regular exams along with FAA stage exams. A physical exam must be completed prior to the first solo flight lesson. A minimum of a Class III physical exam is required. Physical condition must be certified by an FAA medical examiner.