4.7 / 5.035 ReviewsDurability4.7 / 5Reliability4.7 / 5Performance4.5 / 5Ease Of Use4.8 / 5Value4.6 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (9)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat kit that has everything you need except sectional maps.September 6, 2019Purchased
3 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat ProductGreat product. I am sold on Sporty's for all of my other purchases because of this product. Thank you.May 17, 2018Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5I started my student flying when I was in the eighth grade and solod in 14 hours! Unfortunetly cost and life took me down other paths and never finished my private lic. Now Im going to and I wished we had these kind of materials like this then! The DVDs are great! Id suggest to anyone starting out to purchase this kit!
Camp Patriot. (Disabled Veteran ranch)February 1, 2018Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesUnable to slide through DVD presentaionsOnly complaint is the inability to use the slider bar displayed while playing DVD's to zip thru a section to a particular graphic or section. Only able to use fast forward. Which takes a much longer time to find a spot I want to pause on or review.January 31, 2018Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesOutstanding customer service!I had accidentally ordered the DVD version instead of the Online version. Without hesitation, Sporty's let me return the DVD box (unopened, of course!) and I was sent the online course. I love it. I am now able to not only study at home, but also have the lessons with me on my iPad to consult with my instructor on areas where I have questions.
The bag itself is so bloody awesome. I quickly ditched my old flight bag for this and also ordered a knee-board from the same brand :) The books, documentation and fuel sump are definitely going to be VERY handy.
Sporty's is my go-to spot for everything I need for aviation. This was my biggest purchase yet and I have no regrets!!! Wow, I sound like an ad bot, but to be honest it is how I feel.November 29, 2017Purchased
1 year agoDurability4 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreatI just started my pilot training this is going to be a helpful resource thanks sportys for a great productNovember 18, 2017Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat for any pilotI am 17 and have no experience flying. This was referred to me by a pilot. I have learned so much about aviation and flying! I feel as though I could fly without and instructor! The video series goes into great detail and tells you everything you need to know! I love it and strongly recommend this to anyone who wants to fly!November 15, 2017Purchased
1 year agoDurability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesIt’s a Great courseI haven’t been thru entire course because I haven’t had the time but what I have looked at I think it’s going to really help me learn and enable me to get my licenseOctober 20, 2017Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat package, I am very impressed with dvd course , highly recommendedOctober 17, 2017Purchased
1 year agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesExcellent and thorough!I’ve been pouring over all the resources provided in the Learn to Fly Course Kit. I am impressed with the quality of the DVD lessons and the sheer volume of information contained in the course. I would like to see Matrix that links subject matter in the videos two chapters and pages in the books where that information can be found. I can find the information in the books by using the index and table of contents but it would be nice if it was all tied together with a printed matrix or outline of some kind. Overall I am extremely pleased with the course.October 15, 2017Purchased
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- Question and Answer
Browse 15 questions Browse 15 questions and 15 answersIs there an opportunity to go over the actual questions that are on the private pilot written exam?BEST ANSWER: The actual questions are not release to the public. You will be tested on questions that are similar to what you will see on the actual test.Does the sportys forever plotter fit in the crosswind bag?
And if it does does it go in diagonally?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will fit diagonally in the main compartment.Will this kit include FAR/AIM 2018?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will include the current FAR/AIM.Can two people use the same course? My wife and I would both like to get our pilot license.BEST ANSWER: Yes you can both use the course but only one person is able to receive the endorsement for taking the FAA exam. This would be the person that the course is register too. The other person would need to have a CFI endorsement to take the exam.I am homeschooling a high schooler who wants to go through this course. Can I assign high school credits to this and how much time should be allowed to complete it?BEST ANSWER: I am not sure about assigning high school credit to the course. The course includes over 23 hours of video information. Time for most people to complete this course is 2-4 months depending how much time is devoted per day. To obtain a pilot licenses between 6- 9 months.does your course count as ground school with the FAA ?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it counts as a home study course and includes an endorsement so that you may take the written exam.How does the DVD version provide the latest information?BEST ANSWER: The DVD's are not able to be updated as often as the online course. We recommend online courses which are able to be updated more readily.Does the Sportys private pilot course allow the student and the instructor to go through the course ?
As the instructor I want to review everything my student is learning.Do you offer a veterans discount?BEST ANSWER: We do not offer a Military discount.What code to I use to access my course?Does everything that comes in this kit fit in the crosswind bag?BEST ANSWER: No, the books will not all fit in this bag.Are any written exams included for the stage checks and pre-solo exam, or must the instructor create their own from scratch?BEST ANSWER: Yes they have questions and the end of each chapter, very easy to follow along. Your instructor may give some of his own questions prior to solo however the learn to fly course will leave you more than prepared. I have went back several times to reference the course just for my own knowledge, Highly recommend.I am trying for my sport pilot . Would this kit work for the sport pilot training and not hinder me?BEST ANSWER: Yes, our course has the sport, recreational and private pilot in the same course.is there any difference between the test prep for private and sport ?BEST ANSWER: Yes, The private contains additional questions that are specific to the private pilot certificate.Will the DVD course work on a Surface Pro running Windows 10?BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work as long as the laptop has a dvd viewer.
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