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Learn to Fly! Level II--The Aviation Environment

Average rating: 4.9Number of reviews: (10)
Completed by 58 learners
In this 6 week course, students will learn about the unique world in which pilots operate their airplanes.
Captain Matt
Average rating: 5.0Number of reviews: (180)
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$24 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 6 weeks
55 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

Night flying considerations and physiological factors
Visual Flight Rules weather requirements
The National Airspace System structure and procedures
Basics pilot radio communication procedures
Uncontrolled airport traffic pattern operations
Airfield markings and procedures
I served 20 years and an active duty Air Force pilot, flight instructor, and academic teacher. For the past seven years, I have taught a high school Aviation Science course. I remain an active pilot and aviation enthusiast! 
Students are encouraged to practice the in-flight exercises in between classes in order to build their basic skills
Students will need a computer with a keyboard with arrow keys (a mouse or a joystick can be used in place of arrow keys). To use this flight simulator, you will need a WebGL compatible web browser. You can test this here... http://webglreport.com If you want to play using a joystick, you will need a GamePad API compliant browser (test it here... https://gamepad-tester.com) (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, etc. Test... https://caniuse.com/gamepad).
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
The instructor will observe and coach each student through the basic maneuver practice sessions and provide timely, relevant feedback in realtime--just like actual flight lessons!
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Meet the teacher

Captain Matt
Average rating: 5.0Number of reviews: (180)
I am a retired Air Force pilot and current high school teacher. I love flying, and I love teaching! 

I graduated from the US Air Force Academy with a degree in Military History. During my 20 year Air Force career, I amassed over 3000 flight hours... 
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