Commercial Ground School


Classes held bi-monthly

Program: 3-Day Comprehensive Mid-Week Course.
Facilitated by Advanced Flight Instructor with extensive knowledge of FAA regulatory and airman’s certification standards (ACS).


Course fee: $490 (not including *knowledge exam fee – approved test center)
FAA approved training manuals recommended for purchase prior to ground school. (not included in course fee)
*Knowledge exam endorsement provided upon successful quiz completion.

Course content

• Aerodynamics (Advanced Principles of Flight)
• Aircraft Performance and Weight & Balance
• Airplane Operations (Incursions)
• FAA Regulations (compensation and hire implications)
• Navigation (Pilotage and Dead Reckoning) with emphasis on airspace and diversions.
• Weather Theory (advanced)
• Weather Services
• Medical Factors and Aeronautical Decision Making
• Human Performance and Night Flying
• Risk Management & Mitigation

Requirements for Ground School

E6B Navigation Computer, Electronic AND Manual
Navigation Plotter
Pencils, pens and note pad
Standard Calculator

Reference Material (recommended)

VFR Sectional and Terminal Charts

FAR Part 61.129 (Commercial rating requirements) PDF

Airman Certification Standards (Commercial) PDF


FAR/AIM 2020


Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3B PDF


Aviation Weather FAA AC 00-6A


Advanced Aviation Weather (Peter F. Lester)


Chart Supplement (Hard Copy)



Daily itinerary including subject area breakdown, lesson quizzes and breaks provided after receipt of class reservation and fee*. (*fee can be paid on day one of selected class)

In order to be fully prepared for the ground school, we recommend fee payment is made at least one week prior to the selected course start date and following receipt of class confirmation. This will allow time to review the itinerary and order of subjects covered.

Request for payment and options for payment will be provided with class placement confirmation. On receipt of payment a welcome package will be sent by email including class schedule subject modules and timetable.

Class location details provided following placement confirmation.

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