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  • Pass Your FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test—Guaranteed
  • Complete & always current instrument rating ground school
  • Take unlimited FAA-style practice tests
  • By choosing the online course, you can watch video lessons on your iPad even when offline
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Instrument Rating Written Exam Course
$279
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You´ll learn from your complete and always current King Schools Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course all the subject areas that you need to know in order to pass your FAA Instrument Rating knowledge test and become a safe & smart pilot.

KING thoroughly covers the subject areas in a fun and easy to understand presentation with short, bite-sized interactive lessons

Your learning is reinforced by answering FAA-style instrument rating test questions that follow each segment of instruction.

You can even take unlimited practice tests from the entire test question bank!

The subject areas covered include:

  • En Route Charts
  • Departures & Arrival Procedures
  • Approach Charts
  • Navigation
  • Holding Patterns
  • Flight Planning
  • Flight Instruments
  • Weather
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • AIM
  • How to Ace Your Test
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Accelerated Instrument Training—at Your Own Pace

You'll build your IFR knowledge on your own terms.

With KING´s Instrument Rating Course, you can...

  • Choose where and when you learn
  • Choose the number of bite-sized segments you study at each session
  • View intuitive reports and charts to assess strengths and weaknesses

 

You´ll be so engaged by KING´s clear, simple, fun presentation and you´ll get the big picture you need to be the true master of your flight. You´ll have the practical tools to really use your license. And having the big picture means you´ll be ready to deal with the unexpected. You´ll know how to make timely decisions and take action before you and your passengers are at risk—so your instrument flying will be confident and fun.

Intimate, Personal Learning from Legendary Flight Instructors

Through intimate video instruction, you´ll learn directly from John and Martha King. Their clear, simple and fun teaching has made aviation learning accessible to hundreds of thousands of pilots world-wide. You´ll remember their vivid and often humorous presentations as long as you fly. Pilots have frequently told us that as they faced critical situations in the air, the Kings´ words replayed in their mind right when they needed them. You will always consider John and Martha your personal aviation mentors.

You Will Pass Your IFR Written Test -- Guaranteed!

You chose which media you prefer - Online or DVD for Windows

The Online Option Provides These Special Benefits:

  • FREE lifetime automatic course updates
  • FREE companion app for offline learning on your iPhone or iPad

Both Options Include:

Instrument Rating Interactive Video Ground School and Test Prep - Your solution for acing the FAA written test

  • Instrument Rating test question review with explanations
  • Unlimited randomly generated instrument rating practice tests
  • Access to a staff of pilots and flight instructors via phone or email
  • Personalized graduation certificate suitable for framing
  • FREE online syllabus, ACS and FAR/AIM
  • FREE endorsement to take your FAA Knowledge Test

The Top 3 Reasons Pilots Choose KING:

  1. King Schools provides a method that will ensure your success as it has for pilots over the past 40 years by delivering over 1 million courses. In fact, KING courses have helped 1 out of 2 pilots flying today. Check out the "Customer Reviews" tab to see what some of those pilots have to say.
  2. If you are not 100% satisfied with your course, you can return it within 30 days for a full refund of the purchase price.
  3. If you take, but don´t pass your FAA test within one year of purchasing the course, you get your money back. (This is very rare!)

Get the Knowledge You Need to Fly Safely
KING´s clear, simple, fun presentation means you get the big picture you need to be the true master of your flight. You´ll have the practical tools to really use your Instrument Rating Certificate (aka - Instrument Rating License). And having the big picture means you´ll be ready to deal with the unexpected. You´ll know how to make timely decisions and take action before you and your passengers are at risk—so your flying will be confident and fun!

KING´s Training System Ensures You Will Ace Your Test

  • Learn by watching full-screen, bite-sized video segments, averaging 5 minutes in length
  • Reinforce your learning by answering the actual FAA Instrument Rating written test questions that automatically follow each segment
  • Receive instant feedback if you have answered correctly ... or not
  • Immediately access answer explanations, if needed
  • Retake missed questions on the spot
  • See your progress through the course with automatic tracking
  • Assess your strengths and weaknesses with intuitive reports & charts
  • Review FAA questions by any combination of subject area, questions missed, FAA Learning Statement Code, or questions not yet answered
  • Type in any phrase and find all FAA questions available containing that phrase
  • Take unlimited random practice Instrument Rating exams
  • And when you´re ready, you´ll get your FAA Instrument Rating written test sign-off (endorsement) and graduation certificate instantly online!

Humor Helps You Learn
Humor is part of our style because it makes learning more enjoyable, but there´s always a more important point to humor: to make key concepts easier to remember.

  1. Is this course right for me?

    This course is designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA instrument rating knowledge test.

  2. What are the system requirements for this course?

    Online course media requires a PC or Mac computer with a broadband Internet connection.

    DVD for Windows media requires a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.

  3. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?

    To access course content from a smartphone or tablet you must purchase the online version of the course or package.

    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.

    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:

    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!

    Android
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".

  4. Are the courses current?

    KING courses are up-to date with the latest information and subjects areas the FAA wants you to know. KING Interactive Video Ground School and Test Prep courses contain FAA-style questions which are representative of all the subject areas the FAA tests.

    Warning: You can't just memorize test questions and expect to pass your FAA Instrument Rating Written Test. Why? The FAA used to make their test question banks publicly available; however, they have not done so for many years. In fact, the FAA has recently gone through their entire database and changed every single test question and answer in order to eliminate test question memorization. No one, including test prep educators, has access to the FAA question banks. To be a safe and competent pilot-in-command, and to pass your required tests, there is no shortcut. You must acquire the necessary pilot knowledge.

    Online Course Media - Your online course is always up-to-date as the course is automatically updated whenever changes occur.

    DVD for Windows Media - Your disc-based course is always up-to-date when it is shipped from KING.

  5. Is there a particular order to follow? Are some lessons easier than others?

    First, select the "Click HERE to Start" menu icon on your Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course home screen. From there, you will learn how to use the course effectively with and gain insight to the features and benefits of the course. Just follow the path from start to finish; it´s that easy. Of course you can skip around if you chose but we recommend staying on the lesson path.

    As you begin your flight training lessons, you will want to review the pilot skills courses as they will tie into your practical flying.

    Once you have passed the FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test, it´s time to start your Instrument Rating Practical Test Course so you will ace your FAA Instrument Rating practical test (a.k.a. Instrument Rating checkride).

    Some lessons will be more challenging than others. The advantage of having a home study course is you can repeat any lesson over and over again. You can always call or send us feedback about concepts or questions for further clarification.

  6. How much time will it take to complete the course?

    The Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course contains approximately 14 hours of video clips.

    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. Some folks spend a full week to complete the course and others will take longer depending upon how much time they have allocated for their studies. If you have 10-15 minutes of time, you can complete a course lesson.

  7. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?

    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at custserv@kingschools.com - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer your questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention.

    Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it is like having a flight instructor with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.

    King Schools Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course contains a text question explanation icon that contains a thorough explanation of the test questions. Click on the icon when you are in the question review that follows each lesson segment and you will have a pop-up window containing a thorough explanation of the test question.

  8. How do I access my course completion certificate?

    Once you have completed all the lessons and answered all the questions in each lesson, you´ll be able to print out your completion certificate.

  9. Can I still access the course material after I complete the course?

    You have lifetime access to your Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course. Remember, with the online media, the course is also automatically updated and will always be current.

  10. How do I receive my endorsement to take the FAA Knowledge Test?

    Once you complete the three practice exams with a score of 70% or higher, you can print out your endorsement.

  11. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?

    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.

  12. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?

    Consider purchasing King Schools Instrument Rating Practical Test Course if you haven´t already. This course will prepare you for your instrument rating checkride (Also referred to as the instrument rating practical test). It includes footage on how to flawlessly execute in-flight maneuvers as well as prepare you for the oral test. Your passing the test is guaranteed!

Got it done
The King School IFR course gave me the flexibility I needed to learn at home and at my own pace. I'm withholding 1 star only because of how tough the FAA exam was, compared to King's practice tests. The FAA test has some really confusing choices. Still, I did pass it on the first try thanks to Martha and John King.

     
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I Passed my IFR Checkride
I used KING for my private and now my IFR. I passed my written, practicals and checkrides all on my first try. Thanks John and Martha for all your help.

     
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I passed finally!
I first attempted the instrument exam right after my private pilot certificate check ride. the results were not pretty. Fast forward 10 years later and I got the King schools course. studied it like crazy and passed the written!

     
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80% on IRA and 86% on FII
Using this and Gleim...I just passed the IRA with an 80% and right after took the FII and got an 86%. There were about 12 questions that I never saw from either studying source on the IRA. Overall, I started studying the Gleim book and watching the King videos exactly a week ago and passed two tests 7 days later. Felt like I could have done better on the IRA and most of the questions I got wrong were not in the King videos nor the Gleim book.

     
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Very good.
The King Schools course for the Instrument Rating Airplane written exam got me ready. The practice exams seemed a bit harder than the real thing, which was a relief. Thank you for getting me ready.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
I just finished my IFR exam today with a passing score! I remember all the horror stories from other pilots about how hard the test is. Well Kings School course set up me up perfectly to walk into the testing room confident. Never thought I could understand this material but they do an outstanding job in explaining it. Will recommend to anybody looking at getting their IFR rating.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Minor Changes
Some of your "Figures" need to be updated as they are very difficult to read, especially the weather maps.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

great job
perfect way to prepare for written exam

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

The King course is superior!
I took an in-person instrument ground school about nine years ago, and I have to say that I have learned more from the King instrument ground school that I did in the in-person one. Some of the segments are a little out dated, but the information throughout the course is very valuable and still practicable for today instrument flying. I highly recommend it.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Test Preparation!
Great Test Preparation! Highly recommend Kings for anyone trying to get their instrument rating.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Out of date; covers material
The King Schools course covers the material and has numerous practice exams necessary to study for and pass the instrument written test. I was frustrated by the blurry and antiquated images and user interface that was not mobile friendly, antiquated in design and functionality, and often very frustrating. The course is effective at providing all the FAA questions and getting an endorsement.

     
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Tough and challenging
I have taken the instrument ground school at my VA accredited college. They use a curriculum based on the JEPPESSEN text books. I found the college course confusing, having outdated material, and lacking any explanation. YOUR course broke everything down, explained it thoroughly, and was much more informative. The only thing better would be to sit in the same room with John and Marthe for instruction.I give the course high marks and praise. I'd recommend this course to anyone. MONEY WELL SPENT!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Oldie but Goodie
The videos in this series are informative, but dated. The information is good, but the old videos that were recorded when John and Martha King were younger are looking very out of date. The online graphics are unreadable on the test questions. The new HD video segments are much better. It is nice to see what John and Martha look like now too, rather than 30 years ago. They have aged well. Even the FAA has updated the graphics in their test supplement to include color and sharp clear printing. The video series needs to reflect that overall improvement that is a result of modern technology and printing.

     
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Great job
Did a great job preparing me for the written exam!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed on my first try!
Great training! I found all the questions and videos were still up to date and current with the exam.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Worth It. Easy to drill
Was able to learn on the go, review audio while I drove, could study on lunch breaks.I was only surprised by a small handful of questions on the exam

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Did its job
Used this and several book sources and past the test easily. Do not rely on just studying questions. I only saw about 20 questions on my test that I remembered form the test bank.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent
Why go anywhere else? The King Instrument course was excellent. If you put in the time, and not even that much of it, you will breeze by the FAA Instrument written exam.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed with an 87%
The course questions and practice exams were well-rounded and gave a very accurate depiction of the testing questions. My average score for the three practice written exams at the end of the course was an 85.6 and I passed with an 87 for the actual FAA exam. I highly recommend the King Course, and plan to purchase the Commercial Ground School course just as soon as I finish my Instrument Check ride. Thanks again.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
Very enjoyable and informative. Kind of funny to see John and Martha age and de-age as you watch.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Was fun and I passed!
I successfully passed my FAA IRA written exam, thanks for your videos! Videos a pretty entertaining, and the Kings have a way of explaining that sticks.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Course gave old brain confiden
The website was very easy to navigate. I additionally liked how it was arranged and how it kept track of lectures completed.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Course- I passed!
After a lot of anxiety about how I would do the King School course allowed me to have the knowledge to pass the test with little problem. That anxiety went away quickly after reading over the first fe questions and knowing I was going to pass.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
Thank you! I feel prepared. I'll let you know how I do.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Product Very Convenient for my busy schedule.
Great Product Very Convenient for my busy schedule.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed my IFR Written!
I enjoyed the online version very much and have recommended to a friend.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Kings is a great school
I have used Kings for my private pilot and now my IFR and they have prepared me for each part of my endorsements. I would recommend Kings to any one wanting their pilots licence. I will be using Kings to get my commercial ticket also! Great school!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Thanks for the prep for the test - it worked, I passed.
Thanks for the prep for the test - it worked, I passed. I did encounter several questions that seemed like they were newer style questions but nothing I studied for.

     
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Instrument rating written pass
Been using King since "VCR tape" days, found some time to study and take my written test. Passed the first time just like my PPL! Thank you for making learning fun, and making the information stick in my mind.

     
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Passed with a 92!
I passed the FAA Knowledge test with a 92! Four questions missed. Pretty satisfying! Halfway through the flying portion. Thanks John and Martha!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Thanks
Thank you for these schools. This was the hardest I have ever studied.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Felt prepared.
I felt prepared taking the written. I'm pretty happy.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent teaching style.
Excellent teaching style. I like the short lessons followed by questions. I was able to learn at my own pace, on multiple devices

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

companion
The companion version on the I Pad was very helpful.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

outstanding study material
This course was a great learning aide. I love it.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Made it much easier!
I used another service for my Private Pilot. The King program was far superior in both education and in their App program and watching the videos. I watched the videos, made flash cards and took the practice exams. I passed the written with a score of 88% first try without having to cram. Their instruction and ability to explain wrong answers by taking you back to the correct video made the exam easier. Their questions are very similar to format of the exam. I liked it so much I have decided to continue on and use their check ride videos as well. I will continue to watch both series while I learn to fly IFR and thereafter. I would highly recommend this course over all others.

     
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Great Test Prep
I studied a couple different knowledge test prep courses and kept coming back to this one. The only thing I noticed is some of the questions maybe need to be updated. There are a few questions with references to GNSS and ADS-B, so be careful.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Extremely Relevant 100% useful
Everything you need to know, I passed with a 98%. The only question I missed was due to vague wording, which to me is underhanded when the knowledge of the facts are paramount. And it was a simple question of which I had answered two other times correctly in this exam.

     
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Difficult subject made easy!!!
John & Martha are simply awesome! They made the very difficult concepts and materials in the Instrument rating so easy to understand! Their explanations are clear, concise and presented in a way that anyone can grasp the concepts and really learn the material easily. I had to do some ground school with my instructor and he often made things so darn complicated that I struggled to remember the information. The Kings' methods are just fabulous and I love the various tips, tricks & memory items they give you along the way to help you remember things that can easily get confusing. i.e. "high to low, look out below", VOR orientation diagram, etc. I also very much appreciate the value of this course. I don't remember how long this course is but best guess at least 30+ hours of material, likely more. You'd pay a fortune to your CFII for ground school to cover the same material and very likely not get even remotely the same understanding and grasp of the material. I passed on my first try with a very respectable score. Check ride course is next. I've already watched nearly the first hour and it is extremely helpful! Thanks guys!!!!

     
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Not Current
I struggled with the online IFR test. Traded numerous e-mails with King Schools on ADF questions, that were not supposed to be there, and incorrect scores. I had no confidence in what I was studying. Scored 100 to 93 on numerous practice exams, but only 85 on the actual test. Disappointed in that!

     
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Very helpful
The course was very helpful. The lessons were clear. John and Martha make the difficult concepts not so difficult to understand. I recommend it highly. I did not use a course for my Private written. I won't make that mistake again. I did well but I think it took a lot longer to prepare because the information was not as organized.

     
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Passed!
Lot of great information and simple explanations.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course
Great course, easy to pause and pick back up from where you left off. VERY convenient for people like myself always on the run. Had a business emergency week before I was scheduled to take test, so didn't get to study much at end and still passed the Instrument Written with ease.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Good overview
Course provided a good overview for almost everything needed on the test. Still need to study the AIM and other references to get all the details.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Very Helpful
I highly recommend this course to anyone seeking their instrument rating. John and Martha teach in a way you actually understand what your learning, not just memorizing it for the test. In instrument flying this is exceptionally important. You won't be disappointed in this course if you are serious about getting your instrument rating!

     
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I passed my test
I passed the exam. I would like to have made a higher score; like 100%. I only took 3 practice exams. I should have studied harder. However this was my first attempt and the only sources I used were materials from the Kings course.

     
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First Time's the Charm!
Passed the written on the first try after using the King's course for roughly two weeks! Everything made sense right off the bat. I will say that I felt like I learned a lot more rather than just memorizing. Thanks a bunch John and Martha!!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Comprehensive Preparation
I felt adequately prepared to take the exam after completing this program. I would certainly recommend it to anyone studying for their Instrument Rating.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Definitely recommend this course to anyone taking the written exam
Definitely recommend this course to anyone taking the written exam

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed first try.
The website is great but what I really enjoyed was being able to download the videos and answer the questions on the iPad App.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Better then Sporty's!!!
This course far exceeded Sporty's training classes. I will come back to King for all my future training needs!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

efficient way to study
website was easy to navigate. nice to have your progress saved and tracked as you go.

     
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practice test
hello - i really enjoyed your course. While taking the practice tests, i felt there were many redundant questions within singles tests. For example, on the random practice test, i was asked twice, consecutively, about outer markers. I feel the randomness of the questions could be improved, therefore, helping the student. thanks!

     
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90%
Instrument knowledge test complete!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent Course
A perfect course for learning about Instrument Flying!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Got a 90%
Could not have done it without you folks. Clear concise education.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Helpful course
The instrument written prep course is very useful for helping to learn the basic material for the written exam. It could perhaps use some updating and a bit better integration.

     
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Thorough and Complete
After completing the course I felt totally prepared to take and pass the written. I used a different company for my PPL and found the King course far superior in depth and completeness. I wish I had used King for my PPL too! I highly recommend this to anyone who wants to thoroughly and efficiently master the written material for your IR!

     
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Great material
Took the new IRA test with the revised ACS questions and found the King Instrument Ground School still prepared me well for a 90 on the written!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent Training
The training was excellent and I felt very well prepared. I would say about 50% of the questions were directly from the course questions and 50% were new.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Job King Schools
This course did a very good job preparing me for the test. The way the course material and practice tests were organized was exactly like the test. Very comfortable and confident during the test. Thank You.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Learned a Great Foundation!
King Schools is the only way to train for your ratings. I received a great learning foundation for my Instrument Rating. The FAA just revamped the IRA test questions in the middle of my course which made me a little nervous. After completing the IRA test today, I came to realize that King Schools prepared an outstanding foundation for me, so that I was able to answer any new question the FAA would throw at me with ease.

     
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2nd course...2nd PASS!!
I used King Schools for my private, but when I started my IFR training, the 141 school I attended only used Gleim. I tried Gleim for several weeks, but it wasn't working for me. I paid for the King IFR training, and everything made sense! I'll be back for future training!!!

     
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Great job
Great job

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

The BEST Self-Study course!!
I decided to try the Instrument Written course after I saw several previews of Martha and John King's series on YouTube and I was very happy with what I purchased! I think it's absolutely necessary to understand the basis of the knowledge exam's questions, especially for the written. I'm by no means a student that can absorb knowledge efficiently just by reading it, so getting the graphic explanation was a must. I did the Sporty's course for the Private Pilot several years ago, however it could get very dry for me. I think that the Kings have a natural talent at presenting these courses and it clicks much better for me. The question database is decent with the King's, but I highly recommend a secondary course like the Gleim or Sheppard Air (Sheppard Air has by far the most up to date database, but Gleim has better software). The reason I say this is because the FAA will often reword questions and add new, more confusing questions to their database in order to fool even the most experienced pilots. Although King Schools has an adequate database, it may not be enough to get a 90 depending on what the PSI/CATS gods randomly generate for you. However, I don't believe using just the Gleim or just Sheppard Air would be enough to pass unless you're an extreme memorizer. To each their own, and I definitely believe in the King system!!

     
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The course contained sufficient quantities of questions that I went into the exam feeling well-prepared to pass the exam.
The course contained sufficient quantities of questions that I went into the exam feeling well-prepared to pass the exam. The questions on the FAA exam were slightly different than those presented by King, but the concepts were well-covered throughout the course. I liked that it was self-paced and the suggestions for Test Taking were very helpful. I plan to use King for any future endorsements.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
I highly recommend this course. I used it as a supplement to my instructor and hearing the information from a different angle made everything come together for me in a very short period of time. I feel like anyone could benefit from this no matter how much or how little that you know before starting. I learned a few tricks to better understand the material and how to understand the tricky questions that the FAA throws in there.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed first time... 80%
It worked. The videos allowed me to go back and review the subject I was weakest in... much more efficient than sitting in a classroom.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Past with confidence!
This course allowed for me to study at my own pace and take the written with confidence!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course
I passed my exam the first time. Preformed as expected.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

No Complaints
There seemed to be a pretty sizable disconnect between the questions that were emphasized by the practices versus the questions that actually showed up on the test, but I can't complain - I passed.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Awesome Course!
I passed my private pilot written and my instrument written with flying colors thanks to your course!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent course
Very effective course: Follow the road map, study until you have correctly answered and understand all of the questions, take the test, and pass with high percentage.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Effective learning material
The course was effective in getting across what was needed to pass the instrument written and maintain the information. I passed on the first try, even with the way the FAA tries to trick you on some questions. Would use King again.

     
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Thanks!
I watched the Kings for the private pilot written and I knew they would guarantee a pass on the instrument written.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Did as promised, nothing more.
The Kings said I would pass the test, and I did...easily. The course did an excellent job preparing me for the test. The videos and presentation was a bit dated, but so is the FAA. It moved along quickly, with lots of stops and starts to keep me from zoning out or getting bored. However, after starting the flight training I realized how lacking the course was when it came to real world application. It wasn't coherent....just a collection of facts and info that you regurgitated on the test. However in the plane you are supposed to put all that together and John and Martha don't tell you how. I ended up buying an ASA book which helped put everything in context. If I had to do it all over again I would have bought the book first, and then used the King course. But yeah, still would have bought the course. I got my money's worth.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Not as good as expected
I took the instrument course To go to the CFII test. While I passed, I was disappointed in the test taking module accompanying the course. The test included HELICOPTER set questions for the airplane CFII test, and included antiquated questions. There were only four test options, so I was basically repeating those four tests to learn. The questions rote. Not an overall pristine experience.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Very complete instructional
Very comprehensive instruction. Excellentt preparation for the exam. I highly recommend this course.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Took 6 practice test .
Took 6 practice test . 3 test from an online source and passed them all.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

FAA Questions Not Similiar
I think King instruction is great. However, the instrument course is way to tailored to specific (old) FAA test questions. I took the test today and only 30-40% of the question structure was similar. What is great - is the logic behind the instruction. My advise would be to re-do the videos with no actual FAA test question structure (tons of reference to this through). Several questions on the exam that were not addressed in the King instruction. I will use King for further training without a doubt - just would like to see the instruction pace with the changes FAA is introducing. Still - Martha and John are best at explaining all aviation concepts.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

This course was excellent!
This course was excellent! It even helped me with the oral exam.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Study in my Semi to Fly
The course was so good that even though I studied and took my practice test while driving over the road with no flight computer I still scored 88 on each practice test. I even messed up and left a couple of answers blank.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Solid course, some hickups
Strong course to work on at your own pace. A FEW of the figures used as reference to answer questions are illegible leaving the answer a guess rather than a formulated answer, these figures are however clear during the actual written exam. Some videos occasionally would have issues with loading despite good internet connection, sometimes multiple attempts were needed to view the video before proceeding. Still passed the written 1st attempt 88% worth the investment for ease of use and ability to take multiple practice exams with feed back.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

John and Martha are fantastic!
As always these two have came through with a fantastic training/learning environment! I completed my Private and now my IFR using KING Flight schools program with awesome results! Keep up the good work and happy flying !

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course

 

I passed!
The King course for sure helped me pass my instrument written exam! I passed with an 83%.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

IFR Written Complete!!
Ground school videos got me off to a great start with my PPL and now my IFR Written.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed
I got an 87. It was easy to take the test. King course really helped

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course

 

Passed!!
The web site is very well done and easy to navigate

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

97%
Great course!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Pretty good stuff
While the material is all very relevant, I do think it can use a 'facelift' to make it more realistic...think AOPA online materials.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Home run. Worth every penny
John and Martha take huge amounts of information and sometimes very complicated topics and make them easy to understand. Clear, concise and very well done. I recommend the IFR written prep course 100%.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

5 Stars
The Best aviation knowledge test prep choice!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Website is fine
Website is fine

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Makes learning easy
So much easier to use than other products that I have purchased!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Many thanks
It was a very comprehensive course, thanks!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

OUTSTANDING COURSE
OUTSTANDING COURSE

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course

 

Instrument Knowledge test prep
Passed with a 90%. The online practice tests are very convenient.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Two for Two
This has been my second experience with King Schools, success again! I completed both private and instrument ground school and test prep courses.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Got a 92
The course did a great job prepping me for the test.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

 

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