Private Pilot Diary
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Watch a student become a private pilot! Follow along in her journey from discovery flight all the way to checkride in these 15-minute lessons

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Watch a student become a private pilot!Follow along in her journey from discovery flight all the way to checkride.

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Watch a student become a private pilot!

Follow along in her journey from discovery flight all the way to checkride.

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Course Syllabus

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Discovery Flight
  1. Checklist Usage
  2. Pre-Brief
  3. Pre-Flight
  4. Basic ATC Communications
  5. Climb
  6. Cruise
  7. Descent
  8. Engine Run-up
Traffic Pattern Introduction
  1. Airspeed Indicator
  2. Power Settings
  3. Aircraft Configurations
  4. Traffic Pattern Procedures
  5. Crosswind Taxi
  6. Straight and Level Flight
  7. Trim Usage
  8. Transfer of Controls
  9. Normal Approach and Landing
Traffic Pattern Practice
  1. ATC Communications
  2. Normal Takeoff
  3. Constant Airspeed Climb
  4. Aircraft Configurations
  5. Touch-and-Goes
  6. Normal Landing
Slow Flight and Stalls
  1. Slow Flight
  2. Power Off Stall
  3. Power On Stall
Traffic Pattern Practice
  1. Obtaining Weather
  2. Crosswind
  3. Downwind
  4. Base
  5. Final
  6. Stabilized Approach to Land
Traffic Pattern Practice
  1. Landing Flare
  2. Takeoff Clearance
  3. Landing Clearance
  4. Crosswind Corrections
  5. Normal Landing
Traffic Pattern Practice
  1. Simulated Instrument Time
  2. Power On Stall
  3. Power Off Stall
  4. Airspeed Control
Traffic Pattern Practice
  1. Airspeed Control
  2. Aircraft Configuration
  3. Touch-and-Goes
Performance Maneuvers
  1. S-Turns
  2. Turns Around a Point
  3. Power On Stalls
  4. Power Off Stalls
  5. Steep Turns
  6. Slow Flight
  7. Go-Arounds
  8. Slips
Emergency Procedures
  1. Simulated Engine Failure
  2. Simulated Engine Fire
  3. Emergency Descent
  4. Simulated Engine Failure on Takeoff
Traffic Pattern Practice
  1. Traffic Pattern Procedures
  2. Stabilized Approach
  3. Energy Management
  4. Crosswind Landings
  5. Forward Slip
Emergency Procedures
  1. Emergency Landing Procedures
  2. Simulated Engine Failure
  3. Power Off Landing
  4. Simulated Failure on Takeoff
Student Solo
  1. Departing Traffic Pattern
  2. Solo Endorsements
  3. Solo Student
Exiting & Entering Traffic Patterns
  1. Traffic Pattern Departures
  2. Traffic Pattern Entries
  3. Practice Area Procedures
  4. Obtaining Weather En-Route
  5. Untowered Traffic Pattern Procedures
Long Cross Country Flight
  1. Short Field Takeoff
  2. Short Field Landing
  3. Pilotage
  4. Dead Reckoning
  5. Navigation Log
  6. Wind Correction
Night Flight
  1. Airport Beacons
  2. Runway Lights
  3. Airport Signs
  4. Night Takeoff
  5. Night Landing
Dual Cross Country
  1. Cross Country Navigation Log
  2. Cruise Flight
  3. Terrain Avoidance
  4. Entering Traffic Pattern
  5. Flight Following
Soft and Short Field Takeoff and Landings
  1. Soft Field Takeoff
  2. Soft Field Landing on Grass Runway
  3. Short Field Takeoff
  4. Short Field Landing
Solo Short Cross Country
  1. VFR Checkpoints
  2. VFR Flight Following
  3. Normal Takeoff
  4. Departing Traffic Pattern
  5. Entering Traffic Pattern
  6. Normal Landing
  7. Position Reporting at Untowered Field
Check Ride Prep
  1. VOR Tracking and Intercepting
  2. VOR Orientation
  3. Steep Turns
  4. Power On Stall
  5. Power Off Stall
  6. Wind Check
Solo Long Cross Country
  1. Monitoring 121.5
  2. VFR Waypoints
  3. Normal Takeoff
  4. Normal Landing
  5. Navigation Log
  6. Pilotage and Dead-Reckoning
Solo Pattern Work
  1. Checklist Usage
  2. ATC Communications
  3. Normal Takeoff
  4. Normal Landing
  5. Soft Field Takeoff
  6. Soft Field Landing
Final Checkride Prep
  1. Traffic Pattern Procedures
  2. Emergency Procedures
  3. Slow Flight
  4. Power On Stall
  5. Power Off Stall
  6. Steep Turns
  7. Ground Reference Maneuvers
  8. Avionics System
  9. VOR Orientation
  10. VOR Tracking and Intercepting Radials
check Ride Prep
  1. Short Field Takeoff
  2. Short Field Runway
  3. Power On Stall
  4. Power Off Stall
  5. Untowered Radio Communications
  6. Tuning and Identifying VOR
  7. VOR Orientation
  8. VOR Tracking
  9. VOR Radial Intercepting
Check Ride Prep
  1. Turns Around a Point
  2. S-Turns
  3. Clearing Turns
  4. Simulated Instrument Flying
  5. Unusual Attitudes
  6. Power Off Stall
  7. Power On Stall
Solo Pattern Work
  1. Soft Field Landing
  2. Soft Field Takeoff
  3. Short Field Landing
  4. Checklist Usage

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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)