Private Pilot Ground School Info Session

Grayslake, IL

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Info Session Held in Room T-334

Enter a career field that’s really taking off! “The airline industry is on the brink of what’s predicted to be the biggest surge in pilot hiring in history…Boeing has forecast a need for 466,650 more commercial pilots by 2029 - an average of 23,300 new pilots a year.” (USA Today)

Airlines employed almost 6,000 more people in May 2012 than they did in May of last year, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The ground school course is the first step to becoming a pilot and gaining the knowledge needed to begin a new career in the aviation industry. This course is designed to fulfill Federal Aviation Regulations to meet the private pilot certification requirement CFR 61. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared for the FAA Private Pilot knowledge test. Students who successfully pass the FAA test will also have the option of referral to a certified flight school in pursuit of a Private Pilot License. Course content includes, but is not limited to: FAA regulations, weather, radio communications and navigation, flight safety, aircraft components, aerodynamics, airspace and airport logistics, and emergency procedures.


The first 15-week course begins January 2013, Wednesday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

at the College of Lake County - Grayslake Campus

Course cost: $499