Learn to Fly!

Course Description

For drones or planes this is your first step toward becoming a pilot. You will learn about aerodynamics, weight and balance, aviation weather, regulations and human factors. We will examine the function of flight controls, airports and airspace. Successful completion of the class will prepare you for the FAA Private Pilot Written Exam. Field trips to DuPage Airport will be available to: tour an active control tower, work with operational aircraft and fly a flight simulator. Finally, most new drone enthusiasts do not realize the liability risk of flying a drone without proper certification. Action is now enforceable by civil and federal authorities. This class will bring you up to date whether your intention is to fly a drone commercially or for recreation. 


For in-person classes, students may purchase these required course materials prior to the first class: 1. Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, 2. Airplane Flying Handbook, 3. FAR/AIM, 4. E-6B flight computer, 5. Private Pilot Written Exam Test Preparation Guide, 6. Chicago Area VFR Sectional Chart and Course plotter. If unable to purchase any of the required materials, the instructor will assist you. For more information, contact instructor Robert Werderich at: 630-330-8097.

For on-line classes, students may purchase the Cessna Pilot Program and Chicago Area VFR Sectional Chart and Plotter. The instructor will assist you with the details. Contact instructor Robert Werderich at: 630-330-8097.


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