(5 Day) Private Pilot Finish-Up Course

Our Private Pilot finish-up course is designed to immerse the Student Pilot into a dedicated complete private pilot finish-up training course. The private pilot 5 day finish-up course is designed for a student pilot who meets all the solo requirements of FAR 61.109 to include:

  • 10 hors of solo flight time in a single engine airplane consisting of at least - - -
  • 5 hours of solo cross-county time;
  • One solo cross country flight of 150 nautical miles total distance with full stop landings at three points.
  • 3 solo takeoffs and landings full stop at an airport with an operating control tower.


Private Pilot Finish-Up Course Prerequisites:

For pilots seeking an accelerated 5 day private pilot finish-up course; come prepared with the following information.

  • Current US Passport, or Birth Certificate & Government Issued ID
  • Basic Med or FAA Third Class Medical or better with Student Pilot Certificate. Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English Language (14-CFR part 61.103 (c))
  • Minium 17 years of age to take the FAA Practical Test for the license.


Private Pilot Finish-Up Course Includes: 

  • Flight Instructor Exclusively Assigned to You
  • Unlimited Instruction
  • Training Materials
  • FAA Ground School Oral Preparation and Flight Training
  • FAA Practical Test Recommendation & Check Ride
  • Call for pricing - (in your plane)
  • Call for pricing - (in our plane) Cirrus SR22 G3 Perspective/ GPS WAAS or Cirrus SR22 Avidyne / GPS Garmin 430 WAAS or CE-172RG / GPS Garmin 430 WAAS or PA-28-151 Piper Warrior with GPS Garmin 430 WAAS
  • Note: Course, pricing, flight and ground instruction can be customized to individual needs
  • Note: Includes average 10 hours of flight instruction.
  • Note: Hotel & housing available
  • Note: Courtesy vehicle transporation available
  • Note: Train at our location or we can train at your location anywhere in the US
  • Contact Us At: 218-879-6599 for Course Scheduling


Private Pilot Finish-Up Course Topics Include:

  • Basic aerodynamics and the principles of flight
  • Safe and efficient operation of aircraft
  • Weight and balance computations
  • Use of performance charts
  • Significance and effects of exceeding aircraft performance limitations
  • Use of aeronautical charts and a magnetic compass for pilotage and dead reckoning
  • Use of air navigation facilities
  • Aeronautical decision making and judgment
  • Principles and functions of aircraft systems
  • Maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate to the aircraft
  • Night operations
  • Procedures for operating within the National Airspace System
  • Risk Management
  • Aeronautical Decision Making
  • Task Management
  • Single Pilot Resource Management
  • Scenario Based Training
  • Emergency Operations
  • Flight Planning
  • Proper power settings and airspeed control
  • Applicable FAR's, AIM and Advisory Circulars
  • Radio Communications Procedures
  • Recognition of critical weather situations from the ground and in flight, windshear avoidance, and the procurement and use of aeronautical weather reports and forecasts
  • Safe and efficient operation of aircraft, including collision avoidance, and recognition and avoidance of wake turbulence
  • Effects of density altitude on takeoff and climb performance
  • Stall awareness, spin entry, spins, and spin recovery techniques for the airplane
  • Preflight action that includes—How to obtain information on runway lengths at airports of intended use, data on takeoff and landing distances, weather reports and forecasts, and fuel requirements
  • How to plan for alternatives if the planned flight cannot be completed or delays are encountered.


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