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Private Pilot Airplane – Aircraft Performance – ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)

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Gain the information you need to be a safe, competent and confident with this in-depth, comprehensive ground school on Aircraft Performance. Brilliant animations, 3D graphics and special effects throughout along with expert instructors and terrific inflight footage make this a thoroughly entertaining and motivating learning experience.

Video program contents: Density Altitude; Takeoff Distance; Fuel Consumption; Crosswind Component; Landing Distance; Weight and Balance. Features an interview with renowned aviator and writer, Barry Schiff. Total running time = 47 minutes.

Here is a 4 1/2 minute sample clip from the Aircraft Performance Lesson. It includes a chapter on the Crosswind Component. To purchase the full lesson, click the link below. To purchase the full length versions of all lessons in this series, see our Virtual Test Prep for Private in either Widescreen Edition, or Blu-ray.

Private Pilot Airplane – Communication Procedures – ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)

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Gain the information you need to be a safe, competent and confident pilot with this in-depth, comprehensive ground school on Communication Procedures. Brilliant animations, 3D graphics and special effects throughout along with expert instructors and terrific inflight footage make this a thoroughly entertaining and motivating learning experience.

Video program contents: Traffic Advisories; Light Gun Signals; Radio Phraseology; ATIS; Controller Communications; Flight Service Stations; ELT; DF Steer; Transponder. Features an interview with aviator and prolific writer, Bob Gardner. Total running time = 42 minutes.

Here is a 4 1/2 minute sample clip from the Communication Procedures Lesson. It includes a chapter on Light Gun Signals. To purchase the full lesson, click the link below. To purchase the full length versions of all lessons in this series, see our Virtual Test Prep for Private Pilot in either Widescreen Edition, or Blu-ray.

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Private Pilot Airplane – Aircraft Systems – ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)

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Gain the information you need to be a safe, competent and confident pilot with this in-depth, comprehensive ground school on Aircraft Systems. Brilliant animations, 3D graphics and special effects throughout along with expert instructors and terrific inflight footage make this a thoroughly entertaining and motivating learning experience.

Video program contents: Four Stroke Engine; Engine Temperature; Fuel Induction Systems; Carburetor Systems; Fuel Grades; Ignition Systems; Propeller; Prelight Inspections; Hand Propping. Features an interview with aviator and prolific writer, Bob Gardner. Total running time = 31 minutes.

Here is a 4 1/2 minute sample clip from the Aircraft Systems lesson. It includes chapters on the Four-Stroke Engine, Fuel Induction Systems, and Carburetor Icing. To purchase the full lesson, click the link below. To purchase the full length versions of all lessons in this series, see our Virtual Test Prep for Private Pilot in either Widescreen Edition, or Blu-ray.

Private Pilot Tutorial 3: Principles of Flight

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Private Pilot Airplane – Weather – ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)

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Gain the information you need to be a safe, competent and confident pilot with this in-depth, comprehensive ground school on Weather. Brilliant animations, 3D graphics and special effects throughout along with expert instructors and terrific inflight footage make this a thoroughly entertaining and motivating learning experience.

Video program contents: What is Weather; Circulation & Wind; Temperature & Moisture; Atmospheric Stability; Clouds; Air Masses; Fronts; Thunderstorms; Turbulence; Airframe Icing; Jet Stream. Features an interview with AOPA Editor and prolific writer Tom Horne. Total running time = 1 hour 30 minutes.

Here is a 4 1/2 minute sample clip from the Weather Lesson. It includes a chapter on Thunderstorms. To purchase the full lesson, click the link below. To purchase the full length versions of all lessons in this series, see our Virtual Test Prep for Private Pilot in either Widescreen Edition, or Blu-ray.

Private Pilot Airplane – Flight Instruments – ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)

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Gain the information you need to be a safe, competent and confident pilot with this in-depth, comprehensive ground school on Flight Instruments. Brilliant animations, 3D graphics and special effects throughout along with expert instructors and terrific inflight footage make this a thoroughly entertaining and motivating learning experience.

Video program contents: Pitot-Static System; Airspeed Indicator; Airspeed Limitations; Vertical Speed Indicator; Altimeter; Types of Altitudes; Gyroscopic Instruments; Magnetic Compass; Compass Errors. Features an interview with Dr. Steve Casner, a research scientist with NASA. Total running time = 32 minutes.

Here is a 5 1/2 minute sample clip from the Flight Instruments Lesson. It includes chapters on the Pitot Static System, the Airspeed Indicator, and Airspeed Limitations. To purchase the full lesson, click the link below. To purchase the full length versions of all lessons in this series, see our Virtual Test Prep for Private Pilot in either Widescreen Edition, or Blu-ray.

Private Pilot Tutorial: 17 Aeronautical Decision Making (Part 3 of 4)

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Private Pilot Tutorial 17: Aeronautical Decision Making (Part 4 of 4)

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Private Pilot Tutorial 17: Aeronautical Decision Making (Part 2 of 4)

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Private Pilot Tutorial 17: Aeronautical Decision Making (Part 1 of 4)

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Are you passionate about flying, but think that becoming a pilot is just a pipedream? The dream is closer than you think! The Pilot Training System curriculum can help you start down the path to your Pilot License for FREE! Log on to to take free quizzes and practice exams and access more training videos, news, aviation forums and advanced simulation tools.

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