Private Pilot Syllabus

Below is a list of the lessons, they may not all be completed in one flight lesson.

Flight Lessons
{1 Dual}{2 Dual}{3 Dual}{4 Dual}{5 Dual}{6 Dual}{7 Dual}{8 Dual}{9 Pre-Solo Check/Dual}{10 Dual/Solo}
{11 Dual/Solo}{12 Dual}{13 Dual}{14 Dual}{15 Solo}{16 Dual}{17 Solo}
{18 Solo}{19 Solo}{20 Dual}{21 Night/Dual}{22 XC/Dual}
{23 XC/Solo}{24 XC/Solo}{25 Night XC/Dual}
{26 Night XC/Solo}{27 Dual}{28 Checkride Practice/Solo}
{29 - Simulated Flight Check/Dual}{30 - Final Progress Check/Dual}

Flight Lesson 1
Preflight and Orientation - Dual

Dual 1.0 Hour (all approximate)
Pre/Postflight 1.0 Hour (all approximate)

The student will become familiar with preflight inspection, checklists, use of flight controls and their effect on taxiing and in-flight.
Introduce the four basic maneuvers (climbs, descents, turns, straight-and-level) by both visual (VR) and instrument (IR) references.

1. Preflight inspection and examination of aircraft documents.
2. Controls: their effect on the ground and in the air.
3. Starting procedures
4. Taxi
5. Pre-takeoff check.
6. Individual control functions and effect.
7. Four basics: VR and IR.
8. Trimming the aircraft.
9. Collision Avoidance.
10. Sectional chart introduction.
11. Traffic pattern departure and entry.

Completion Standards:

Altitude +/-200 feet, Airspeed +/-20 knots, Heading +/-20 degrees.