WEEK # 1

16:30 - 18:00
Location: Multi-Purpose Room 3rd floor

The first week we will do an introduction to the Aviation, discuss rules and regulations, complete registration forms, answer any questions and begin our first Aviation lesson - FAA Rules and Regulations

Week # 2

16:30 - 18:00
Aircraft Systems
Location: Classroom

This week we will learn the parts of an airplane, flight controls, the three axis of rotations, and the 4 aerodynamic forces.

Week # 3

16:30 - 18:00
Theories of lift
Location: Classroom

Discuss Bernoulli's Principle and Newtons third law, Stalls, Wake turbulence, ground effect, and left turn tendencies.

WEEK # 4

16:30 - 18:00
Flight Instruments (Pitot static)
Location: Classroom

We will go over the Pitot Static system, V-Speeds, Different measures of speed, Different measures of altitude ,standard pressure and temperature and how it effect performance.

WEEK # 5

16:30 - 18:00
Flight Instruments (GYRO INSTRUMENTS)
Location: Classroom

We will discuss the Gyro-system and how it work our instruments. We will discuss what is Gyro precession, different headings, coordinated turns, standard rate turns, and how to read and interpret each instrument.

WEEK # 6

16:30 - 18:00
Airspace and Aviation Charts
Location: Calssroom

we will learn about each airspace, why do we have different airspaces, what are in each and who may enter. We will also understand how to read an aviation chart and what symbols and colors mean.

WEEK # 7

16:30 - 18:00
Airport Operations and Traffic Patterns
Location: Classroom

We will learn Airport operations, airport signage, how to get in and out of controlled and non controlled airports.

WEEK # 8

16:30 - 18:00
Location: Classroom

We will learn how to communicate Air Traffic Control correctly, lost procedures, emergency procedures and emergency squawk codes.

WEEK # 9

16:30 - 18:00
Weather / Weight & Balance
Location: Classroom

We will discuss the significance of weather, how to read and interpret a METAR, and the safety importance of weather. We will also discuss weight and balance and how to correctly load your aircraft.

ACTUAL FLYING Date to be determined

Location: Republic Airport

All Young Aviators will receive an opportunity to fly in one of our aircrafts. The Young Aviator will be partnered with a licensed Pilot where they will fly from our home airport, Republic Airport in Farmingdale Long Island, to Brookhaven Airport, then returning back to Republic.

AVIATION CEREMONY Date to be determined


At the end of the course we will celebrate our Young Aviators with a ceremony. Each Young Aviator will receive a certificate, certifying their 13.5 hours of ground schooling.