Taught by experienced flight instructors, commercial pilots, and airline pilots, this Private Pilot Ground School Course by Canadian Flight Trainers will fulfill the Transport Canada ground school requirements for the issuance of a Private Pilot License and prepare students to challenge the Transport Canada PPAER Exam. A record of ground school is provided to all students. Students who achieve high marks on their final exams also qualify to receive a letter of recommendation to challenge the Transport Canada PPAER Exam.
The ground school is accepted for licensing by Transport Canada and by all flight schools in Canada. It can be done at your own pace and on any device where an internet connection exists. From Whitehorse, Northwest Territories to a beach in Greece, students from all over the world choose to train with the Canadian Flight Trainers Ground School.
Students enrolled in the ground school will experience content in a practical way which extends beyond the traditionally costly in-person ground school. Our team of flight instructors are all licensed as commercial or airline pilots and have the experience to apply theory to practice – an often-neglected part of other boring online courses. Ground school videos are accessible, engaging, and incorporate the latest in 21st century learning technology and delivery to provide you an opportunity to achieve deep learning.
Don’t feel alone in your journey of online training! All students have access to our team of highly experienced professionals via phone call, email, or text message. Have a question? Just pick up the phone and call or email a flight instructor! All included as part of your ground school experience.
Ground school can be done before initiating flight training or done at the same time as flight training. Access to the course is from 9 or 12 months from the purchase date of the ground school.
- Theory of Flight
- Flight Instruments
- Engine and Airframes
- Air Law
- Meteorology (with material from meteorologist and Captain Doug Morris)
- Flight Operations
- Pilot Decision Making and Human Factors
Each topic will have an associated assessment task which is designed to help students learn, retain the knowledge from the topic videos, and prepare students for the final written exams.
A Minimum of 5 Transport Canada Sample Examinations are also provided (100 questions each)