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Aerodynamics
  1. Four Forces
  2. Climbs, Descents & Straight and Level Flight
  3. Axes of Motion, Basic Flight Controls & Turns
  4. Angle of Attack
  5. Effects on Aerodynamics
  6. P Factor & Torque
  7. Ground Effect
  8. Stalls & Spins
  9. Bank Angle & Load Factor
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
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. Weight & Balance
  2. Weight & Balance Calculations
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
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
In Flight
  1. Night Flying
  2. Unusual Attitude Recovery
  3. Collision Avoidance
  4. En Route Weather Advisories
  5. Lost Communications & Light Gun Signals
  6. VASI, PAPI, PLASI
  7. Wake Turbulence
  8. Wind Cone & Segmented Circle
  9. Go Around
  10. Normal Takeoff & Climb
  11. Crosswind Takeoff & Climb
  12. Normal Approach & Landing
  13. Crosswind Approach & Landing
  14. Emergency Operations
  15. Lost Procedures
  16. Traffic Pattern 101
  17. Traffic Pattern – Entries & Exits
ATC Communications & Clearances private
  1. ATC Basics
  2. Traffic Callout by Position of Clock
  3. Non-Towered Communication Procedures
  4. Tower Talk – Basics & Ground Operations
  5. Tower Talk – Pattern Operations
  6. Tower Talk – VFR En Route
Private Pilot FAR’s
  1. Aircraft Stuff
  2. Pilot Rules
  3. In Flight Rules
  4. NTSB Part 830
  5. Aeronautical Decision Making
Airspace
  1. Controlled Vs. Uncontrolled?
  2. Class A-D
  3. Class E & G
  4. Special Use Airspace
  5. Terminal Radar Programs
  6. Special VFR
  7. Airspace Speed Limits
Interpretting Weather
  1. Weather Radar
  2. TAFs
  3. METAR
  4. Weather Depiction Charts
  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

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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.

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