Learn to Fly
Field Guide to Flight Training
The flight training field guide for flight students is an insiders guide to what it takes to become a pilot, how to choose the optimal instructor, and how to make the most of your investment to learn to fly.
Field Guide to Flight Training for Schools
Field Guide to Flight Training for Instructors
Ready to start?
The more you know, the better decisions you can make. Visit Ready to Start for resources and guidance to help you determine which flight training regime and pilot certificate are right for you. Learn how to select a flight school based on your needs and get tips on choosing the right instructor for your learning style. After your introductory flight or first lesson enroll in MyFlightTraining, AOPA’s free personalized online support system for student pilots.
Already in training?
Get a solid start with a complimentary six-month trial membership, including six free issues of Flight Training magazine. In addition to training resources, materials, guidance, and support, students enjoy the many benefits of being part of the largest and most active general aviation association in the world.