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Course Syllabus

Ace your FAA written exam with the AV8Prep.com online ground school
  • 1. Code of Ethics Signs
  • 2. Responsibilities of an Aviation Instructor
  • 3. Qualifications
  • 4. Professional Development
  • 5. Logging Time
  • 1. Managing Risk During Flight Instruction
  • 2. Flight Syllabus
  • 3. Ground & Practical Instruction
  • 4. Demonstration-Performance Method
  • 5. Exchange of Flight Controls & Sterile Flight Deck
  • 1. Adult Learner
  • 2. Learning Theory
  • 3. Learning & Perception
  • 4. Acquiring Knowledge
  • 5. Domains of Learning
  • 6. Laws of Learning
  • 7. Characteristics of Learning
  • 8. Stages of Skill Acquisition
  • 9. Types of Practice
  • 10. Blocks of Learning
  • 1. Human Behavior
  • 2. Motivation
  • 3. Defense Mechanisms
  • 4. Student Emotional Reactions
  • 5. Evaluation Vs. Critique
  • 6. Errors & Reducing Them
  • 1. Presentation of a Lesson
  • 2. Organization of Material
  • 3. Training Delivery Methods
  • 4. E-Learning & Computer-Assisted Learning Method
  • 5. Group Learning
  • 1. Lesson Plans 101
  • 2. SBT Lesson Plans
  • 3. Preparation of a Lesson
  • 4. Developing a Test Bank
  • 5. Instructional Aids
  • 1. Introduction to Teaching
  • 2. Teaching Methods
  • 3. Teaching Decision Making Skills
  • 4. Memory
  • 5. Retention of Learning
  • 1. Scenario Based Training 101
  • 2. Poor Risk Management & Fatal Accidents
  • 3. Risk Management & Phases of Instruction
  • 1. Risk Management 101
  • 2. Principles of Risk Management
  • 3. PAVE Checklist
  • 5. IMSAFE Checklist
  • 6. Flight Risk Assessment Tools (FRAT)
  • 7. Three P Model
  • 8. Single Pilot Resource Management (SRM)
  • 9. Aeronautical Decision Making
  • 1. Elements of Communication
  • 2. Barriers to Effective Communication
  • 3. Communication Tools
  • 1. Purpose of Assessment
  • 2. Effective Assessment
  • 3. Assessing SRM
  • 4. Assessing Risk Management Skills
  • 5. Oral Assessments
  • 6. Written Assessments
  • 7. Self Assessment
  • 8. Assessment of Piloting Ability

Meet The Team Behind AV8Prep

“We believe that learning from multiple instructors provides the best chance for you to become the greatest pilot you can be. When you sign up with AV8Prep.com, you get a team of instructors with different specialties leading you through each module.”
We believe that learning from multiple instructors provides the best chance for you to become the greatest pilot you can be. When you sign up with AV8Prep.com, you get a team of instructors with different specialties leading you through each module.

Marc

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Sikorsky Blackhawk

Favorite Flight Destination:
Sedona, Arizona (KSEZ)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Twelve O’Clock High

Victoria

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Piper Seminole

Favorite Flight Destination:
Camarillo, California (KCMA)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Sully

Bob

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain

Favorite Flight Destination:
Tallahassee, Florida (KTLH)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Airplane!

Jackie

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Piper Archer

Favorite Flight Destination:
Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Snakes on a Plane

Drew

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
American Legend MOAC

Favorite Flight Destination:
Cedar Key, Florida (KCDK)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Aviator

Marc

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Sikorsky Blackhawk

Favorite Flight Destination:
Sedona, Arizona (KSEZ)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Twelve O’Clock High

Victoria

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Piper Seminole

Favorite Flight Destination:
Camarillo, California (KCMA)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Sully

Bob

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain

Favorite Flight Destination:
Tallahassee, Florida (KTLH)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Airplane!

Jackie

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Piper Archer

Favorite Flight Destination:
Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Snakes on a Plane

Drew

Instructor

Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
American Legend MOAC

Favorite Flight Destination:
Cedar Key, Florida (KCDK)

Favorite Aviation Movie:
Aviator

Tower Talk

Master aviation communication with former air traffic controller, Aloha Bob.

Private Pilot Diary

Watch a student become a private pilot, from discovery flight all the way to checkride

AV8Live Modules

Each module is covered in a 1.5 hour session. Sign up today to gain access!
  • Ground & Pre-Flight Operations
  • Air Operations
  • Aviation Weather
  • Aviation Weather Part 2
  • Interpreting Weather
  • Airspace
  • ATC Communications & Clearances
  • Drone Pilot FAR’s
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Power Plant
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aircraft Systems Part 2
  • Pitot Static System
  • Gyro Instruments, Vacuum System & Glass Cockpits
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Flight Planning
  • Flight Planning Part 2
  • Weight & Balance
  • Airport Ground Operations
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Weather Part 2
  • Interpreting Weather
  • Airspace
  • In Flight
  • ATC Communications & Clearances
  • Private Pilot FAR’s
  • Instrument Flying & Aerodynamics
  • Navigation
  • Flight Planning
  • Flight Planning Part 2
  • Pitot Static System
  • Gyro Instruments, Vacuum System & Glass Cockpits
  • Approach Lighting
  • Weather
  • Weather Part 2
  • Interpreting Weather
  • Airspace
  • Alternate Airports
  • IFR En Route
  • IFR En Route Part 2
  • Approach Plates, SIDS & STARS
  • Initial Approach
  • Non-Precision Instrument Approaches
  • Precision Instrument Approaches
  • Circling Approaches
  • Missed Approach
  • Holding
  • ATC Communications & Clearances
  • Weight & Balance
  • Instrument Pilot FAR’s
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Power Plant
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aircraft System Part 2
  • Pitot Static System
  • Gyro Instruments, Vacuum System & Glass Cockpits
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Flight Planning Part 1
  • Flight Planning Part 2
  • Weight & Balance
  • Airport Ground Operations
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Weather Part 2
  • Interpreting Weather
  • Airspace
  • In Flight Part 1
  • In Flight Part 2
  • ATC Communications
  • Commercial Pilot FAR’s
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Power Plant
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aircraft System Part 2
  • Pitot Static System
  • Gyro Instruments, Vacuum System & Glass Cockpits
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Flight Planning Part 1
  • Flight Planning Part 2
  • Weight & Balance
  • Airport Ground Operations
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Weather Part 2
  • Interpreting Weather
  • Airspace
  • In Flight Part 1
  • In Flight Part 2
  • ATC Communications
  • How to Teach Manuevers
  • CFI FAR’s
  • Instructor Responsibilities
  • Flight Instruction Techniques
  • The Learning Process
  • Student Evaluation
  • Course Development
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Scenario Based Training
  • Risk Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Assessments