Dulles Aviation Inc. - 10501 Observation Road - Manassas, VA 20110 - (703) 361-2171 - (888) 8FLYDAI (835-9324)

Private Pilot Ground School

Course Time Eight (8) weeks    
Day & Time Tuesday and Thursday evenings 1900-2200 No Refunds will be given after the second class.
Schedule See schedule on Home page Cancellations Class will be rescheduled if canceled due to inclement weather. Students will be notified by noon, on the scheduled day, for any cancellations.
Objective The student will obtain the knowledge necessary to complete the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Written Examination. FAA Examination The FAA Examination will take place on the first Saturday after the final Thursday class. Computer testing is available on-site, in Dulles Aviation's CATS testing facility, for an additional cost.
Cost Aircraft Rental Rates Registration Register at the Counter. Prepayment is required to guarantee registration

 

PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL SYLLABUS

WEEK 1
 
WEEK 2
 
  Class One Class Two Class Three
Introduction to Course FAR Parts 1 & 61 Communications Flight Controls Systems and Instruments
Chart Review Introduction to the Airplane and Aerodynamics Turns and Slips Weather Theory
LCL FSS Call Numbers Preflight Elementary Maneuvers and Airports Maneuvers, Traffic Patterns and Landings Steep Turns, Stalls and Climbs
WEEK 3
 
WEEK 4
 
Class Four Class Five    
Altimetry and Aircraft Performance Weather Patterns Review  
Flight Computer - Calculator Side Weather Factors Make-up  
Emergency Procedures and Ground Performance Maneuvers Visual Flight Rules Practice Quiz  
  Airport Procedures    
WEEK 5
 
WEEK 6
 
Class Six Class Seven Class Eight Class Nine
Weather Reports and Forecasts Aeronautical Charts VOR Navigation Cockpit Management
Weather Charts Flight Computer - Wind Side ADF DME Radar and Operations Transponders Cross Country
Obtaining Weather Information Aeronautical Information Publications Specialty Takeoffs and Landings Flight Service
    Night Flying Control Towers
WEEK 7
 
WEEK 8
 
Class Ten Class Eleven    
The Plotter and Cross Country Planning Oxygen Altitude and the Body Make-up  
Flying Cross Country Alcohol, Drugs and Flight Effects Review  
Pilotage Safety of Flight Practice Quiz FAA EXAMINATION

 

Instrument/Commercial Ground School

Course Time Eight (9) weeks    
Day & Time Tuesday and Thursday evenings 1900-2200 No Refunds will be given after the second class.
Schedule See schedule on Home page Cancellations Class will be rescheduled if canceled due to inclement weather. Students will be notified by noon, on the scheduled day, for any cancellations.
Objective The student will obtain the knowledge necessary to complete the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Written Examination. FAA Examination The FAA Examination will take place on the first Saturday after the final Thursday class. Computer testing is available on-site, in Dulles Aviation's CATS testing facility, for an additional cost.
Cost Aircraft Rental Rates Registration Register at the Counter. Prepayment is required to guarantee registration

 

PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL SYLLABUS

WEEK 1
 
WEEK 2
 
WEEK 3
 
Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday
Introductions The Power Plant and Related Private Pilot Requirements Systems Four Forces of Flight Thursday Safety of Flight   Airspace Radar and ATC Services
  Review Private Pilot Course Flight Instruments Stability Airport   Radio Procedures  
  Review Private Pilot Student Kit Aerodynamics of Maneuvering Flight Aeronautical Charts      
  Airplanes        
WEEK 4
 
WEEK 5
 
WEEK 6
 
Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday
Sources of Flight Information Review Stage One Exam F. A. R., Part 1 The Forecasting Process Sources of Weather Information Review Stage Two Exam
  Stage One Exam Basic Weather Theory   F. A. R., Part 61 Printed Reports and Forecasts   Review Predicting Performance
  Weather Patterns   F. A. R., Part 91 Graphic Weather Products   Stage Two Exam Weight and Balance
  Weather Hazards        
WEEK 7
 
WEEK 8
 
WEEK 9
 
Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday
Flight Computers ADF Navigation Aeronautical Decision Making Review Review Stage Three Exam Final Exam "B"
  Pilotage and Dead Reckoning Advanced Navigation   The Flight Planning Process Stage Three Exam   Final Exam "A"
  VOR Navigation Aviation Physiology