4.6 / 5.033 ReviewsDurability4.8 / 5Reliability4.5 / 5Performance4.6 / 5Ease Of Use4.4 / 5Value4.4 / 5Would You Recommend?Yes (20)No (1)Durability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesIt’s an amazing way to learn how to fly!! It has everything I need and makes flying so fun.December 8, 2018Purchased
2 weeks agoDurability5 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value1 / 5Would You Recommend?NoOverpricedFor what you actually receive it would be cheaper to just purchase the items indivually. Three of the books are downloaded for free in PDF. After totaling the E6B, bag, plotter, fuel tester that only comes to around $120, and that is if you want that use that bag. The FAR/AIM another $17...etc. There are far better test prep books not valuing $200+. I would recommend doing your research before investing in this bundle. I would go a different route if I could do it again.November 2, 2018Durability4 / 5Reliability4 / 5Performance4 / 5Ease Of Use4 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesI found this to be very informative and easy to use. I am sure I will be able to pass my written test after completing this course.October 3, 2018Purchased
2 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value4 / 5Would You Recommend?YesAll the provided materials give a good and strong base to anyone learning to fly. The videos are very comprehensive and easy to understand. There's nothing quite this good at this price point! I highly recommend.September 23, 2018Purchased
3 months agoWould You Recommend?YesSeptember 10, 2018Purchased
3 months agoWould You Recommend?YesMore than just a bargain.The kit contains just about everything you need as a student pilot. I like the videos in the first module (that’s all I have watched so far). They are thorough enough but I watch all the videos I can find on YouTube, not just the Sporty’s. I really like the instructor Sporty’s used to make the videos. My flight instructor had me go through the books in the kit and tab pages he says are very important to learn. All-in-all, this kit is complete and buying the items together saves you quite a lot.August 6, 2018Purchased
4 months agoIt’s a great kit for the pilot starting training on their PPL!July 6, 2018Purchased
5 months agoWould You Recommend?YesSeems great!Kit was exactly as pictured, bag is nice quality. Still in the middle of viewing the videos but app is extremely easy to use. Would definitely recommend!!May 8, 2018Purchased
7 months agoEase Of Use1 / 5Value4 / 5Assembly requiredI was under the impression this online course would've been somewhat organized and outlined. I would prefer an outline of chapters to read and corresponding videos to watch along with the quizzes to take. Instead, it is a teach yourself by just watching the videos, one after another, and reading the books from front to back. I'd prefer more structure with this.
The videos seem to be good with lots of information, but I believe it would be more functional with better structure. Directions to assemble furniture has a better outline to achieve the end product.May 1, 2018Purchased
8 months agoDurability5 / 5Reliability5 / 5Performance5 / 5Ease Of Use5 / 5Value5 / 5Would You Recommend?YesGreat product, easy to use and videos are very informative.April 14, 2018Purchased
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- Question and Answer
Browse 33 questions Browse 33 questions and 36 answersHow long is the course accessible online after purchase?BEST ANSWER: There is no limit - you get free updates as we make them.Is "Sporty's Deluxe Learn To Fly Course Kit (Online)" certified as an approved FAA training provider? Is it certified in accordance with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations part 141? I don't want to buy this kit and than find out that I wasted my time and money because the FAA doesn't accept the Sporty's pilot training kit as an appropriate training course to satisfy the completion of the ground-training when I try to take the knowledge test.BEST ANSWER: Our course will satisfy the completion of the ground training for the written knowledge test. We also provide the endorsement required to take the written test. With a part 141 flight school the training materials that the flight school uses would have to be certified as part of the 141 training program.
Sporty's Academy is a part 141 flight school and the learn to fly courses are used as part of the training program.How do I access the online or app course once I've gotten the deluxe kit? Is there a code to use to avoid paying the 200 for the app?I first received my private pilot license in 1987. I accumulated about 15 hours of flying that year, got married and had kids and I stopped flying by 1988. I want to start flying again so I recently purchased the Microsoft Simulator X software along with the Saitek Flight Controls. I need to reintroduce myself to everything I learned in Ground School in 1987 with today's information. What is my best route to take to start flying again. I would like to take a ground school course at home while practicing on the Microsoft Simulator software then head out to an airport to fly with an instructor. Is this the best route? Can I take a ground school class at home?BEST ANSWER: Malcom,
Since you have some time and did complete your PPL I would say that this course would be a good way for you to get current again and brush up on the current rules and regs. I used the course to complete my PPL after a 10 year break between when I started flight school and was able to complete my PPL. It worked out great! It was much easier than sitting in a classroom and it allowed me to move at my own pace. It helps to have at least some working knowledge of the FAR/AIM and aeronautical knowledge to really make the course beneficial to you but if you do not remember anything, no worries, the course does go through even the basics. Overall, I highly recommend the course. I know some people do not like the online/DVD approach to ground school but to me it is the way of the future and I enjoy it a lot more. Hope this helps you!In the delux version of learn to fly do you get the DVDs and online as well?BEST ANSWER: No, this kit includes only the online course.I live in Duluth, Minnesota and am wondering what are the requirements for the check ride? So I need the check-ride to complete the course or can I do it locally? Thank-youBEST ANSWER: Our course is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge for the FAA written exam. You will need to complete the flight portion with a local flight instructor.2018 FAR AIM included in purchase or is it 2017?BEST ANSWER: It will be the current edition.I noticed that there are a lot of new items as of January 2017. Are the books the newest editions as well?BEST ANSWER: Yes the books are the current editions.is the FAR AIM included in this set?BEST ANSWER: Yes.would a 14 year old be able to understand this course?BEST ANSWER: Yes.What is the recommended study time for the course? I’m planning to take a week to study and then take the exam. My goal is to pass the written before I start flight training. Is that recommended?BEST ANSWER: The course includes 29 hours of video. The study time is usually three to four weeks.Is there an option to upgrade to the ASA CX-3 flight computer?BEST ANSWER: No, the kit is discounted with the item shown.do the course has an expiration date? or i keep it forever?BEST ANSWER: The course is yours forever.is there an option to upgrade to another bag or are those sold seperately?BEST ANSWER: There is not an option to upgrade to another bag. The other bags are sold separately.Does this on android or hp computer?BEST ANSWER: The course will work on any platform using a web browser.Can my wife and I share the purchase of one course and both get endorsements?BEST ANSWER: The course will only issue one endorsement. You can have a CFI endorse that you have completed the home study course prior to taking the FAA written Exam.I recently purchased the online version only and was wondering if I could upgrade to the kit?BEST ANSWER: Yes, please contact support at 513.735.9000This is a gift. Will the recipient receive DVD's or online access?Can this be used for a part 61 school?BEST ANSWER: Yes, we use it for both are part 61 and part 141 customers.How long is the written test endorsement valid for once the course is completed?BEST ANSWER: The endorsement does not have an expiration date. The test results are valid for two years.Does this bundle also include eBook/ePub format of FAR AIM or the Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge?BEST ANSWER: The books in this bundle are softcover books.If I take the course will I receive a certificate of completion after I finish it?BEST ANSWER: You will receive an endorsement to take the FAA Written Exam.I don't need the logbook from this package, can I exclude it from my purchase?BEST ANSWER: You could request that the log book is removed. However, the price would not change the kit price.Will Sporty's deluxe learn to fly course kit (online and app) 2018 edition work with Android phones and ipads? Thanks in advance.BEST ANSWER: The app is for an IOS device. The online course will work with any device using a web browser.If I purchase the kit as an online course, can I use it with my ipad/iphone also? or is that a separate kit?BEST ANSWER: You can use the iPad/iPhone with a web browser. You will not have access to the app as the online course and app are separate products.How does the Lightspeed headset trial work?Whats the average duration of this course (hours)?BEST ANSWER: The course contain approximately 29 hours of video.Do you have to be connected to the internet to use this, or, can you download material before you go "offline"?BEST ANSWER: With the Online course you have to have an internet connection. With the app you have the ability to download the lessons and watch offline.can i upgrade the log book into a professional log book ?BEST ANSWER: Yes, we can upgrade the log book for the difference in price. Please just place in the order comments that you would like to have the senior log book and we will take care of it.Roughly how many hours of video is included in the Private Pilot course?BEST ANSWER: The course has over 23 hours of video.
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