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PRA Live Online Sport Pilot Gyro Ground School

Next Session dates are:

2018 January 11 - 18 - 25

2018 February 1 - 8 - 15 - 22

2018 March 1

Note: possible (optional) additional flight planning date of March 8 could be added.

Do not wait until the end of registration to sign up,
last year the class sold out before the end of registration and
some students had to be turned away.

Ground School includes 24 to 27 hours of live instruction (depending on the size of the class and other factors), the price is $250.

Tim O'Connor, Advanced FAA Ground Instructor and gyroplane CFI, is making available an online ground school for the Sport Pilot/Gyroplane certificate.

Here is a chance for those seeking the certificate to complete the preparation for the FAA Knowledge Test online, Pre-Solo Flight quiz, FAA Checkride Oral Exam and real-world flight planning for gyroplanes. This sport pilot ground school also meets and exceeds requirements as a pilot refresher course, review or remediation. Endorsements are included.

The course will total at least 24 hours of LIVE virtual classroom instruction, and students will be assigned homework.

You'll need a computer, with a good internet connection, and headphones with microphone (no speakers please).


Other required class materials include: Electronic E6B Flight Computer; Sectional Chart Plotter, must be rotating type; a supply of sectional maps, one must be Cincinnati; one or more FAA Airport Directories, one must cover Ohio; a bound notebook; a copy of FAA FAR/ AIM; several packs of index cards.

Students will receive a bundle of materials after they have registered for the class, including exam supplement diagrams, worksheets and practice links.

Students achieving a 90% or higher score on test prep will receive a logbook endorsement to take the knowledge test at an FAA authorized testing center.

Tuition is $250.00 for PRA members.

Contact Tim O'Connor for details and registration, gyro.pilot@yahoo.com

Class times: 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time
Note: Next Session Dates:

2018 January 11 - 18 - 25

2018 February 1 - 8 - 15 - 22

2018 March 1



Note: possible (optional) additional flight planning date of March 8 could be added.

Note: A software test session will be held before the first session. See the instructions you were emailed after your payment cleared for the date(s). The time will be, 7:00pm - 7:45pm Eastern. After this session we will ship training materials and no refunds will be possible.

We can NOT guarantee that recorded sessions will be available if you miss a session.

For Registered Students:

Here is a list of the required materials for class. Please purchase before the 1st day of class.


Please do not purchase until your registration is confirmed


NOTE: If links do not work, contact instructor for new link.

Ground School Materials:

Electronic E6B Flight Computer;

https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/sporty-s-new-electronic-e6b-flight-computer.html

Sectional Chart Plotter, must be rotating type;

https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/ultimate-rotating-plotter-13-1-4-in.html

Cincinnati Sectional:

https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/vfr-sectional-chart.html

FAA Airport Directories, one must cover Ohio (east central).

https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/airport-facility-directory.html 

copy of FAA FAR/AIM;

https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/far-aim-2016-asa.html

FAA Rotorcraft handbook. (Note this will be provided for free on CD but you may want to print it)



To Register:

Note: Only register during open registration times. Once the software license has been purchased for you the PRA can NOT refund your money.

IMPORTANT: We must meet the minimum of registrants. If an insufficient number of students register your money will be refunded minus the PayPal or Credit Card processing fees.

Be sure to attend the software test session. We can NOT refund your money after the class materials and software have been purchased.


Contact Tim O'Connor for details and registration, gyro.pilot@yahoo.com