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Learning to Fly

These are notes transcribed to HTML from my experiences on the way to my Private Pilot's license in the Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Some of them are applicable to student pilots in general.


Steps to Becoming a Pilot


‘Ground school’ doesn't provide even one quarter of the information you need to pass the practical test, let alone being an adequate pilot. Worse, ground school doesn't even provide an adequate sense of what you should know. The following can be considered a ‘minimum required reading list”. If I would have had the following list before beginning, flight school would have been a lot easier.

Also, I recommend:

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