The way I see it, you can either work for a living or you can fly airplanes. Me, I’d rather fly. — Len Morgan
Have you ever dreamed of one day flying a plane? Well, maybe your “one day” is today.
PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL
The Rocky Mountain USAF Flight Training Center (aka, the Aero Club) now offers an online Private Pilot Ground School about every eight weeks, with only four face-to-face meeting dates in Hangar 133 on the flight line (Hamilton Ave.) during the class.
This is the FAA mandated 35-hour, eight-week preparatory course for your FAA Private Pilot written examination. This is only the ground school portion of the Private Pilot Course.
The cost is $650, which includes all of the course materials you will need to complete the whole course, except for a headset, which we rent for $2/flight until you decide what kind of headset you would like to purchase for yourself.
The flying portion of the course is pay-as-you-go and generally takes about three to four months to complete.
The total cost to obtain your FAA Private Pilot’s License – the ground school and flying portion combined – is between $6,500 and $7,500 depending on you.
For more information on the Private Pilot Ground School and to sign up, call the Aero Club at 719-556-4310 or stop by Hangar 133.
Why get a Private Pilot license? Read “My Absolute Dream Come True.”
FAA TESTING AT EDUCATION CENTER
The Education Center at Peterson AFB is fully certified as an FAA testing site. Airframe and Powerplant testing is offered 2 p.m. every Wednesday.
If you are interested in testing, send your request to email@example.com.
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