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Private Written


For those of you who want a personal guide to passing the FAA knowledge test, or want to dedicate a weekend to just get it done, our classroom programs have been designed for you.

  • Classes are large enough to allow for pilot camaraderie, yet small enough to allow for the personal attention needed to complete the course
  • Classes held monthly at 6 flight school locations
  • Testing available right at our school
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Program: 3-Day Weekend Course
Price: $495 + Exam Fee
American Flyers Training Manual is provided on-site at the beginning of the course.

Course Content

  • Pilot Certification and Principles of Flight
  • Airplane Certification and Airworthiness
  • Airport Operations
  • Airspace and Aeronautical Charts
  • ATC Communication
  • Weather Theory and Weather Services
  • Airplane Instruments, Systems and Emergency Procedures
  • Weight & Balance, and Aircraft Performance
  • Radio Navigation
  • Cross-Country Flight
  • Night Flying, Aeromedical and Decision Making Factors

What You Will Need

  • E6B Navigation Computer, Electronic or Manual
  • Plotter
  • Calculator
  • Pencils and Erasers

When Can I Take the Written?

  • Testing is available on Sunday after the course ends
    **Subject to PSI availability**
  • We recommend you schedule a time to take the test to guarantee availability