Private Pilot Diary Course

$99.00

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

Course Syllabus

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

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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