Aircraft General Knowledge

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Aircraft General Knowledge: Aeroplanes & Helicopters

The Aircraft General Knowledge course covers all of the essential components of a modern light aircraft. These are the aircrafts electrical, electronic, mechanical and hydraulic systems, its engine and instrumentation.

Aircraft General Knowledge is a complex subject but we deliver it in an easily understandable and fun manner. This course teaches you the theoretical and practical knowledge of these systems that you will need in order to fly your aircraft efficiently and safely while exercising proper care of the airframe itself.

The course lasts for one day with the examination taken at the end. The PPL Aircraft General Knowledge examination consists of 16 multiple choice questions which have to be answered within 35 minutes; requiring a pass mark of 75%.

All of our courses are delivered by extremely talented, patient and enthusiastic instructors who are both qualified teachers and professional pilots with a wealth of operational experience. We care about your needs and particular learning style. Ultimately we pledge to work with you for as long as it takes to get you through your examinations.

Our fabulous team have worked incredibly hard over the years and allow us to boast a 100% pass rate in all our PPL Ground School courses to date. If you don't pass, your examination fee(s) are refunded! What have you got to lose?

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Course Information

Course Overview

Structured, high quality lectures covering all aspects of the PPL Aircraft General Knowledge syllabus.


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  • Airframes
  • Engines
  • Electrics
  • Instrumentation
  • Gyroscopes
  • Flight Controls
Special Offer

Special Offer

Enrol for all 9 subjects over 5 days and save nearly £200 on individual course prices!

Course Dates:

Week Commencing:

13th July

10th August

Course Price:

From: £99

All 9 Subjects From: £999

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