Ground School at Tailwinds

Weekly courses designed to help prepare the student pilot to pass the FAA Private Pilot Knowledge (“Written”) Test. The seminar covers all knowledge requirements as outlined in FAR Part 61.105b, including:

  • Aerodynamics / Principles of Flight
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Flight Instruments
  • Aircraft Limitations and Performance
  • Airport Procedures and Operations
  • Communications
  • Navigation
  • National Airspace Systems
  • Cross Country Flight Planning
  • Weather Theory & Weather Services
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Using the E6B Flight Computer
  • Test-Taking Tips and Strategies
  • Practice Test

TUITION: $499 / Includes:

  • Gleim Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test book
  • Knowledge Test Supplement (FAA-CT-8080-2G)

Optional ($79): You’ll also need (for this course and for your flight training):

  • 2019 FAR/AIM (Federal Aviation Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual)
  • Electronic E6B
  • Navigational Plotter
  • New York & Washington Sectional Chart

You can purchase these on your own, or we can provide them to you for $79. 

Your Instructor

Howard Cooper is Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) with a Master’s Degree in Education and over 25 years of classroom experience.  He is passionate about flying and is a master teacher. His presentations are packed with information, fun and easy to understand. 

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