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Private Pilot Ground School

Original price was: $630.00.Current price is: $479.00.

This is the perfect way to get started on your flying adventure! This class will help to lay a good foundation of knowledge as you work on your private certificate. If you are getting close to your written, oral and practical exams this class will help you get ready for those as well. Our Private Pilot Ground School covers all aspects of flying from basic aerodynamics to navigation and cross country flight planning. This course also includes a free discovery flight and T-Shirt!

We offer ground school approximately every two and a half months.  Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6pm to 9pm for 6 weeks. Call and confirm your spot quickly, as classes fill months in advance.

We are accepting sign-ups for upcoming classes so please give us a call upon purchase to reserve your seat!

Gift Certificates are also available for the Private Pilot Ground School.

Category: Product ID: 13100


Description and Additional Information

If you have attended our ground school before you are welcome to sit in for any or all of the classes free of charge!

This course also includes a free discovery flight and T-Shirt.

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Course Materials

You can purchase just the Pilots Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledgewhich is the minimum you will need for the class, or the entire private pilot kit, which includes all of the items listed below, at our pilot supply shop – Quest Pilot Supplies. You can make your purchase online or in person the first night of the class.

Private Pilot Kit Contents:

Quest Pilot Supplies are available at our FBO. Here’s an item we think new students will love:
This Private Pilot Kit is $230 & contains many items that will help you in your pursuit of a PPL.
The bag is embroidered with the Springs Aviation logo & contains:

*Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

  • Airplane Flying Handbook
  • FAR/AIM 2024
  • E6B Flight Computer
  • Navigation Plotter
  • Pilot Logbook
  • Private Pilot Airman Certification Standards
  • GLEIM Private Pilot Written Test Prep software
  • Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide
  • Light Gun Signals Sticker

Order online or shop at the FBO next time you’re here.


Course Schedule

Class begins at 6:00pm and should finish around 9:00pm. Course schedule may change.

2024 Schedule

Summer: June 4th – July 9th  ~  Fall: September 3rd – October 10th





Class # Material Covered Handbook Chapters Homework
1 Introduction to Flying
Aeronautical Decision Making
Chapters 1 & 2 Read Chapters 3, 7 & 8
2 Aircraft Construction
Aircraft Systems
Flight Instruments
Chapters 3, 7 & 8 Read Chapters 4, 5 & 6
3 Principles of Flight
Aerodynamics of Flight
Flight Controls
Chapters 4, 5 & 6 Bring questions
and cameras!
4 Hands-On Observation of Aircraft Read Chapter 15
5 Airspace
Chapter 15 Read Chapter 14
6 Airport Operations
Chapter 14 Read Chapter 12
7 Weather Theory Chapter 12 Read Chapter 13
8 Aviation Weather Services Chapter 13 Read Chapters 10 & 11
9 Weight & Balance
Aircraft Performance
Chapters 10 & 11 Read Chapter 16
10 Navigation Chapter 16 Read Chapters 9 & 17
11 Flight Manuals & Other Documents
Aeromedical Factors
Chapter 9 & 17 Review Chapters
12 FAA Regulations FAR/AIM Study for the written test!



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