Many repairs can only be made by an airframe and powerplant mechanic, but an understanding of engine and propeller operations can help minimize dangerous wear and costly repairs.
Approx. 30 minutes
Getting a handle on aerodynamics doesn’t have to involve dry textbooks and dense equations. In this course, you’ll learn need-to-know concepts that will help you avoid unintentional stalls and spins.
Do you know how Flight Service has changed? Find out how to navigate the FS21 system and get the most from your preflight and in-flight briefings.
It’s critical to be well versed on any type of airspace that lies in your path. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to keep your pilot certificate (and yourself) safe.
Learn more about the challenges of high-density-altitude operations, flight planning and performance considerations, mountain weather, and more.
Review the key points of navigating special use airspace and learn how military lights-out training could affect you.
Nonpilot flying companions can take this course to learn more about the fundamentals of aircraft control and basic emergency procedures.
This course offers an overview of vacuum and pressure-powered aircraft systems. It explains how pneumatic systems work, and how to handle and avoid pneumatic system failures. (Click here for the AMT version of the course.)
Some of aviation's worst accidents have happened on the ground. Find out why—and learn how to avoid runway incursions—by taking this course.
Radio communication is one of a pilot's core skills—and a cornerstone of safe flying. This course covers both VFR and IFR radio operations and will help you communicate properly, efficiently, and effectively from the cockpit.
Learn how ATC describes precipitation, what weather-radar services controllers can offer, and how to effectively communicate with ATC.
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