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Aerodynamics
  1. Four Forces
  2. Stalls & Spins
  3. Ground Effect
  4. Angle of Attack
  5. Effects on Aerodynamics
  6. Bank Angle & Load Factor
  7. P Factor & Torque
  8. Primary & Secondary Flight Controls
  9. Load Factor & G Forces
  10. Turns & Turn Rates
  11. Airplane Stability
  12. Multi-Engine Operation
Aircraft Power Plant
  1. Airplane Engines and How They Produce Power
  2. Ignition System
  3. Induction & Mixture Control
  4. Carbureted Vs. Fuel Injected
  5. Carburetor Ice & Carb Heat
  6. Detonation & Pre-Ignition
  7. Engine Overheating
  8. Engine Instruments
Aircraft Systems
  1. Propeller
  2. Flaps
  3. Transponder 101
  4. ELT & Emergency Frequency
Aircraft Systems Part 2
  1. Fuel Systems
  2. Electrical System
  3. Landing Gear System
Pitot Static System
  1. Pitot Static System
  2. Pitot Static – Errors & Failures
  3. Airspeed Indicator
  4. Vertical Speed Indicator
  5. Altimeter
  6. How to Read an Altimeter
  7. Altimeter Errors
  8. Setting Altimeter
  9. Types of Altitudes
  10. Flight Level Altimeter Settings
Gyro Instruments, Vacuum System & Glass Cockpits
  1. Gyro Instruments & Vacuum System
  2. Attitude Indicator
  3. Heading Indicator
  4. Turn Coordinator
  5. Magnetic Compass & Errors
  6. Glass Cockpits
Aircraft Performance
  1. Density & Pressure Altitude
  2. Calculating Density & Pressure Altitude
  3. Takeoff Distance Charts
  4. Cruise Performance Charts
  5. Landing Distance Performance Charts
  6. Landing Distance Table
  7. Crosswind Components
  8. V Speeds
Flight Planning
  1. Latitude & Longitude
  2. VFR Sectional Chart
  3. Airports on a Sectional
Flight Planning Part 2
  1. Calculating Time Zone Corrections
  2. Zulu Time
  3. Chart Supplement
  4. NOTAMS
  5. Weather Briefings
  6. VFR Flight Plan
  7. FSS
  8. ATIS
Weight & Balance
  1. Introduction to Fuel in Pounds
  2. Weight & Balance
  3. Weight & Balance Calculations
  4. Weight & Balance Load Shift Computations
Airport Ground Operations
  1. Engine Start
  2. Taxiway & Destination Signs
  3. Airport Lighting
  4. Runway Markings
  5. Airport Diagram
  6. Taxi Wind Correction
  7. LAHSO
  8. Engine Runup & Pre-Takeoff Checklist
  9. Hydroplaning
Navigation
  1. VFR Navigation
  2. VOR 101
  3. Using VOR
  4. Distance Measuring Equipment
  5. Ensuring VOR or DME is working
  6. Knowing Where you are regarding VOR
  7. Global Positioning System 101
  8. WAAS vs. Non-WAAS
  9. HSI 101
  10. Finding intersections with VOR-LOC-DME
  11. IFR En Route Chart Recap
  12. IFR Approach Plate Recap
Weather
  1. Causes of Weather
  2. Stability of an Air Masses
  3. Temperature Inversions, Dewpoint & Fog
  4. Types of Clouds
  5. Weather Fronts
  6. Thunderstorms, Wind Shear & Microbursts
  7. Icing / Reporting Icing
  8. Frost, Freezing Rain and Wet Snow
  9. Turbulence & Mountain Waves
Weather Part 2
  1. Standard Pressure & Temperature
  2. Convection & Circulation
  3. Occluded Fronts
  4. Jet Stream
Interpretting Weather
  1. Weather Radar
  2. Weather Depiction Charts
  3. METAR
  4. TAFs
  5. Airmets & Sigmets
  6. PIREPS
  7. High & Low Level Prog Charts
  8. Aviation Graphics Forecasts
  9. Convective Outlook Charts
  10. Surface Analysis Charts
  11. Winds & Temperature Aloft
Airspace
  1. Airspace Speed Limits
  2. Class A-D
  3. Class E & G
  4. Special Use Airspace
  5. Terminal Radar Programs
  6. Special VFR
  7. En Route IFR Chart Airspace (Airspace & SUA Depiction)
In Flight
  1. Unusual Attitude Recovery
  2. Normal Takeoff & Climb
  3. Crosswind Takeoff & Climb
  4. Normal Approach & Landing
  5. Crosswind Approach & Landing
  6. Night Flying
  7. Collision Avoidance & CFIT
  8. Approach Lighting
  9. En Route Weather Advisories
  10. Lost Communications & Light Gun Signals
  11. VASI, PAPI, PLASI
  12. Wake Turbulence
  13. Standard/Non-Standard Holds
  14. Holding at DME Fix
  15. Holding Pattern (Timing & Wind Correction)
  16. Holding Pattern Entries & Speeds
In Flight Part 2
  1. RVSM
  2. High Altitude Operations
  3. Minimum Fuel
  4. Commercial Emergency Operations
ATC Communications
  1. ATC Clearances & Instructions
  2. Additional ATC Clearances
  3. IFR Compulsory Reports
  4. Communication Failures
  5. Tower Talk – Basics & Ground Operations
  6. Tower Talk – Pattern Operations
  7. Tower Talk – VFR En Route
  8. Tower Talk IFR
Commercial Pilot FAR’s
  1. Aircraft Stuff
  2. Pilot Rules
  3. In Flight Rules
  4. NTSB Part 830
  5. Aeronautical Decision Making

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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.

Drew
Instructor
Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
American Legend MOAC
Favorite Flight Destination:
Aviator
Favorite Aviation Movie:
Cedar Key, Florida (KCDK)
Jackie
Instructor
Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Piper Archer
Favorite Flight Destination:
Snakes on a Plane
Favorite Aviation Movie:
Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN)
Marc
Instructor
Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Sikorsky Blackhawk
Favorite Flight Destination:
Twelve O’Clock High
Favorite Aviation Movie:
Sedona, Arizona (KSEZ)
Victoria
Instructor
Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Piper Seminole
Favorite Flight Destination:
Sully
Favorite Aviation Movie:
Camarillo, California (KCMA)
Bob
Instructor
Favorite Aircraft to Fly:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Favorite Flight Destination:
Airplane!
Favorite Aviation Movie:
Tallahassee, Florida (KTLH)