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Course Syllabus

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    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
  • 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
  • 1. Propeller
  • 2. Flaps
  • 3. Transponder 101
  • 4. ELT & Emergency Frequency
  • 1. Fuel Systems
  • 2. Electrical System
  • 3. Landing Gear 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
  • 1. Gyro Instruments & Vacuum System
  • 2. Attitude Indicator
  • 3. Heading Indicator
  • 4. Turn Coordinator
  • 5. Magnetic Compass & Errors
  • 6. Glass Cockpits
  • 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
  • 1. Latitude & Longitude
  • 2. VFR Sectional Chart
  • 3. Airports on a Sectional
  • 1. Calculating Time Zone Corrections
  • 2. Zulu Time
  • 3. Chart Supplement
  • 4. NOTAMS
  • 5. Weather Briefings
  • 6. VFR Flight Plan
  • 7. FSS
  • 8. ATIS
  • 1. Weight & Balance
  • 2. Weight & Balance Calculations
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1. Standard Pressure & Temperature
  • 2. Convection & Circulation
  • 3. Occluded Fronts
  • 4. Jet Stream
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1. Aircraft Stuff
  • 2. Pilot Rules
  • 3. In Flight Rules
  • 4. NTSB Part 830
  • 5. Aeronautical Decision Making

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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.”
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

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  • 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