Private Pilot License Groundschool

Whether your aim is to fly for fun or to become a career pilot, Private Pilot License (PPL) Ground School is the place to start your flight training. The more ground knowledge you have, the more likely you are to enjoy your flight training and feel confident with what you are doing once you’re in the air. You will also be more likely to develop good flying habits from the get go! This course provides an important introduction to the theoretical basis of flying and is an inexpensive way of finding out if flight school is for you. Whether your aim is to fly for fun or to become a career pilot, Private Pilot License (PPL) Ground School is the place to start your flight training. Our experienced and talented instructors will instill the confidence you’ll need to feel comfortable in the cockpit once you start flight training.

Our ground school will give you the required knowledge to write the Transport Canada exam

And our experienced and talented instructors will instill the confidence you’ll need to feel comfortable in the cockpit once you start flight training.

The Private Pilot Ground School is approximately 40 hours long and covers the following topics.

Theory of Flight

Meteorology

Navigation

Instrumentation

Air Law

Critical decision making

Flight operations

Course Schedule

PPL Ground School is offered twice per year at Vital Aviation, once in the Spring and once in the Fall. Classes are held nightly on Tuesdays and Thursdays over a course of seven weeks. 

 

 

 

Outcome

Once you have completed the PPL Ground School course and 10 hours of flight training, you will obtain a letter of recommendation from your Vital Aviation instructor to write the Transport Canada Private Pilot – Aeroplane (PPAER) written exam.