Everything You Need to Know to Ace Your Private Pilot Checkride
You will be completely prepared to demonstrate both your aviation knowledge for the oral exam and how to demonstrate your proficiency of the required private pilot maneuvers for the flight portion of your checkride—everything you need to know to show your examiner that you are truly ready to be Pilot-In-Command with the new FAA ACS checkride.
How to Prepare for the Private Pilot Oral Test
You'll Learn how to demonstrate your aviation knowledge, including subjects like:
How to Prepare for the Private Pilot Flight Test
You'll learn how to perform the required private pilot flight maneuvers flawlessly with in-flight and air-to-air footage. You will be able to demonstrate good risk management—including situational awareness, collision avoidance, cockpit resource management and the appropriate use of checklists.
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This course is designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA private pilot Practical Test (a.k.a. Private Pilot Checkride).
Not sure about the process of becoming a pilot, check out King Schools How to Become a Pilot page.
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, or Windows 8.
The online version allows you to take lessons on your iPad, iPhone or any mobile device or computer that has an internet connection. The video content is exactly the same as in the disc version.
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:
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".
The FAA frequently updates the required knowledge for each test. King Schools continuously updates all courses ensuring you get the most current instruction available anywhere.
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.
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.
The Private Pilot Practical Test Course contains approximately 5.8 hours of video.
King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person.
If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2000. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer you 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 your 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.
You have lifetime access to your Private Pilot Practical Test Course. Remember, with the online media, the course is also automatically updated and will always be current.
You'll need to first pass your FAA Written Test and receive an endorsement from your flight instructor.
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. Click on the Course Complete icon when you are finished to print your certificate.
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.
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