Ground School

Learn to Fly! SpectaculAir Interactive offers a complete A to Z Private Pilot Program, fixed wing, single engine. This cutting edge, interactive program is hosted in the cloud and works online as well as on mobile devices. It includes everything that you need to learn for ground school and prepares you to pass the FAA written exam. These courses are multi-media fun presentations of aviation material, complete with videos, songs, games, flash cards, and instant feedback to reinforce learning. You’ve always dreamed of flying, but you never dreamed learning could be this much fun.

Your ground school will include all of these courses and materials:
Program Overview

Intro to Private Pilot

Goals and expectations, navigating the program, getting the most out of it
This course welcomes students to the program and gets them excited about becoming a pilot. It familiarizes students with program objectives, tools and functionality, gradebook, and the social and game components.
Aircraft Systems


Powerplant, Fuel, Electrical, Instrument, Control, and Environmental systems
Aircraft Systems focuses both on the individual systems: the powerplant, fuel, electrical, control, instrument, and environmental, and how they all function together, so your students can safely operate and control the aircraft.
Weather Basics


Earth’s Atmosphere, Properties of Air, Wind, Water and Weather
Weather Basics acquaints students with basic weather patterns, the properties of air, and how water, wind, and temperature affect the weather.
Flight Prep


Map and Chart Navigation, Course-Plotting Tools, Weather Analysis
This Flight Prep Course instructs students on how to use maps, charts, and course plotting tools to plan flight navigation. Additionally, your students will learns how to analyze weather charts, obtain briefings, and utilize other resources in order to prepare for a safe flight.
Freedom of Flight


Flight History, the FAA, Pilot Certifications, Becoming a Private Pilot, FAQs
Freedom of Flight introduces students to the program with a brief history of flight, the purpose and responsibilities of the FAA, requirements for becoming a Private Pilot, and potential career opportunities.


Four Forces, Lift, Axes of Rotation, Angle of Attack
Aerodynamics tackles the flight theory: those basic principles of flight, including the four forces, the laws of motion, drag, lift, angle of attack, stalls and spins, and the axes of rotation.
Communications 101


Communications Basics, Aviation Alphabet, Towered Communications, Two-Way Radio, Transponders
Communications 101 prepares students to communicate effectively as a pilot, including learning the phonetic alphabet, basic pilot terminology, communication customs and procedures, and general aviation communications equipment.
Cross Country


Specific Flight Planning, Detailed Cross Country Scenarios
Cross Country prepares your students to complete their navigation and flight plans for the FAA-required cross-country flights. They will complete two separate cross-country flight plans using different resources and making all the calculations necessary for both finishing and filing accurate flight plans.
Airplane Anatomy


Airplane Types, Structures, The Cockpit
Airplane Anatomy provides students with basic trainer airplane information, the structural components of an airplane, as well as the basic instruments and controls used to fly trainer airplanes.
Basic Flight Maneuvers


Ground Operations, Fundamental Flight Maneuvers, Ground Reference Maneuvers, Stall Recovery, Traffic Patterns, Landings
Basic Flight Maneuvers instructs students on ground operations and airport operations, including protocol for takeoffs and landings. Additionally your students will learn fundamental flight maneuvers such as turns, climbs, and descents. Advanced flying using ground reference, slow flight and stall recognition and recovery are also covered.
Outside the Hangar


Airport Basics, Signs and Markings, Lighting Systems, Airspace
Outside the Hangar familiarizes students with airport and facility procedures and regulations, including those related to traffic control, flight service stations, sectional charts, navigating an airport, and airspace classes and types.


Medical Certificate, Breathing-Related Crises, Vision and Hearing Issues, Other Aeromedical Issues
Aeromedical teaches students the details about medical certificate as well as how to recognize, prevent, and treat high-altitude medical conditions, including breathing conditions, sensory impairments, and disorientation.
In addition to the interactive courses, you will receive access to the proprietary FAA Prep Tool, access to an online Resource Center, color copies of sectionals, an E6B computer, plotter, kneeboard, 2014 FAR AIM, headphones, and a flight bag. We have two different packages to choose from to get you everything you need to succeed in ground school.