Private Pilot Ground School – Accelerated

2022-05-04T16:25:48-05:00

This 7 week ground school class will teach you everything you need to know to pass the FAA Private Pilot written exam. The class will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00pm June 1st - July 13th Cost: $485 The following class supplies are included; e6b, plotter, and test supplement book. We will also be using a test prep app ($10), this will be purchased and downloaded during the first class. For more information, or to sign up please call 815-648-2433

Private Pilot Ground School – Accelerated2022-05-04T16:25:48-05:00

Private Pilot Ground School

2022-04-21T17:45:05-05:00

This 10 week ground school class will teach you everything you need to know to pass the FAA Private Pilot written exam. The class will meet Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30pm May 5th - July 7th Cost: $485 The following class supplies are included; e6b, plotter, and test supplement book. We will also be using a test prep app ($10), this will be purchased and downloaded during the first class. For more information, or to sign up please call 815-648-2433

Private Pilot Ground School2022-04-21T17:45:05-05:00

Ask a CFI: What does the phrase “clear of the active” mean at a non-towered airport?

2022-03-24T15:51:41-05:00

I cringe when I hear the phrase “clear of the active” used over the CTAF at non-towered airports because the term “active” is totally meaningless; all runways are potentially active at a non-towered field. One of the advantages of non-towered airports is that pilots can opt to use any of the available runways, regardless of wind direction. And yes, that means they can land with a sporty crosswind or a howling tailwind if they so choose, and as long as they are able to stop before they run off the end of the runway, no one cares. When the winds are [...]

Ask a CFI: What does the phrase “clear of the active” mean at a non-towered airport?2022-03-24T15:51:41-05:00

Ask a CFI: How does density altitude affect aircraft performance in the traffic pattern in winter?

2022-02-17T12:30:37-05:00

If you have flown in the chilly midwest recently you may have noticed a significant improvement in the takeoff performance of your aircraft. Increased performance is a good thing, but it can take inexperienced pilots by surprise when the airplane leaps off the runway in less than 400 feet and reaches traffic pattern altitude with alarming efficiency! Private pilot training focuses heavily on less dense air at higher altitudes and in hotter temperatures and the negative affects on aircraft performance. For those of you who need a reminder; lower density air reduces lift because there is less force on the airfoils, [...]

Ask a CFI: How does density altitude affect aircraft performance in the traffic pattern in winter?2022-02-17T12:30:37-05:00
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Wonder Lake, Illinois 60097

Phone: 815.648.2433

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