Private Pilot Ground School - Interactive Online (Runs great despite COVID-19)
Next Class Start Date - Monday Evenings January 31st, 2022. Ground instruction in an interactive setting via the Internet. This is a first for prospective pilots in the Bay Area.
This course is oriented towards learning what you need to know to obtain your private pilot's license for single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft. Upon satisfactory completion of this course you will be authorized to take the FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test necessary to obtain your private pilot's certificate.
This course is open to anyone interested in obtaining their private pilot certificate, or just interested in learning more about flying. You do not need to be a member of West Valley Flying Club. Ground school is a great complement to those taking flight instruction. It is also a good way to learn more about what it takes to earn your pilot's certificate before making the commitment to flight instruction.
Ground school is held Monday evenings from 7:00 - 9:30 pm, 10 classes total. The next course starts Monday January 31st 7:00PM. Please contact the instructor Rachael Webster at email@example.com to sign up for the course. Cost is $375 and is due the first day of the class. Click here for brochure.
Instrument Ground School - In Person
Next Class Start Date - Monday Evenings September 20th, 2021 - future classes to be announced. This step-by-step course is designed to assist the student in preparing for the FAA Instrument Pilot Written Exam and is open to anyone who is interested, this 12-week in-classroom course will cover the aeronautical knowledge areas required by 14 CFR 61.65. (Instrument Rating)
This class is also held Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 PM, total of 10 classes and the next class starts Monday, September 20th at 6:30PM. The cost is $400. Please email Steffen Franz the course instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the course. Course fee due before the first day of class.