Pilot Proficiency Course

Course Content

We designed the Pilot Proficiency course to allow our users to access much of our great content without paying for a full price Ground School. We know there are many pilots out there seeking to continually improve, expand their knowledge base and stay sharp, whether in general, or to prepare for a flight review. This course gives you access to over two dozen lecture videos, all the Flight Bag content, and even includes our Private Pilot Course Study Guide and FARs Summaries.

This course contains 60 lessons organized into the following sections —

  1. Risk Management
  2. The Pilot
  3. Stick and Rudder
  4. Flight Maneuvers
  5. The Airplane
  6. Airspace, ATC and Regulations
  7. Navigation and Flight Planning
  8. Environmental Factors
  9. Continuing Education



Lecture Videos

Over two dozen blackboard lecture videos covering the subjects pilots need to stay safe and keep their skills sharp.

Full Flight Bag Access

Full access to the same Flight Bag content as the Private Pilot Ground School, including a thorough summary of FARs Part 61 and 91 and a full course study guide to prepare for your Flight Review.

Self Directed

Complete sections in any order. We give you the flexibility to learn what you want, when you want.

Virtual Blackboard

Our blackboard lecture videos present complex ideas simply. They are to the point — no mid-lecture marketing gimmicks or long tangents. Our entire focus is helping you learn well, and our material is organized accordingly.

Graphical Handouts

Dozens of handouts and study guides to complement video-learning and provide quick-access to complex topics.

This traffic pattern guide is just one of many handouts included in our Private Pilot Ground School

These elegant handouts help students visualize difficult topics like the mechanics of raising landing gear, or changing aerodynamic forces across an airfoil. Relevant handouts are included in each lesson and accessible any time in the Flight Bag, so that you can return to them any time you want.

From Our Pilots

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"Thank you for explaining pressure altitude in a more simplified way! You keep it simple and it's really helping me SO much not to be overwhelmed."

Julia Former Student

"Flight Apprentice is amazing! It is simplifying everything... That will be where I’ll send my students."

Christine Flight Instructor

"Both of these instructors deliver the sometimes difficult topics with an easy manner. They are pure professionals."

Kelly Former Student

Course Instructors

Andrew and Jake instructed together for several years, and they have very similar instruction philosophies. Both now bring their knowledge and skill from other flying careers to Flight Apprentice to give students a well-rounded education. They are passionate about helping students gain practical knowledge so that they can apply their skills as confident aviators.

Andrew Moon

Andrew is a flight instructor and corporate pilot on the Cessna Citation Jet and Pilatus PC-12 and several other light twins. He's also a former assistant chief flight instructor, FBO director of operations and sheriff department pilot.

Jake Roach

Jake is a flight instructor and Boeing 737 first officer and is type rated in several other jet and turboprop airplanes. As an instructor, he developed training materials for the flight school to help improve students' training experience and progress.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If you use the course and decide it isn't what you're looking for within two weeks, we'll refund your money, no questions asked.