Curious about what it takes to learn to fly? We host a FREE Private Pilot ground school twice a year.  We do not currently have a date for our winter ground school but it will likely start around the end of January. Send us a message below to reserve your spot!

Items you’ll need:

Bolded items may be available at the Rochester Airport terminal building.

*Purchasing Rod Machado’s book is optional, but you may find that having the book is helpful!

Classes meet weekly and begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Rochester airport terminal building.

Useful Links for Students

- FREE Ground School!  Click here to learn more!

 

- FREE "Study Buddy" from Sporty's: A test prep computer program.

 

- FltPlan.com

  • Get weather briefings and plan flights
  • FREE app that does everything ForeFlight does
  • App on iTunes: FltPlanGO
  • App on Google Play: FltPlanGO

 

- Skyvector

  • Not a legal source for weather and navigation, but still good info.

 

- Video: How to Use the E6B Flight Computer

 

- FAR/AIM: 

 

- Boldmethod.com:

 

- Video: 5 Types of Altitude Explained

 

 

- Airnav.com

  • Find out all the information you ever wanted to know about any airport 🙂

 

- LiveATC.net

  • Listen to real pilots and air traffic controllers in real time.

 

- Sectional Chart Symbols

  • Not sure what that symbol means?  Look it up here!

 

- AOPA Weather Briefing

  • This is not an official weather briefing site, but if you are a member of AOPA, you get to have free access to this helpful tool.

 

 

KRCR METAR

KRCR 021035Z AUTO 28009KT 10SM CLR M11/M16 A3043 RMK AO2

 

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