This unique course provides the opportunity for rising 9th-12th grade students to explore the world of aviation while creating a base of aeronautical knowledge that pilots need to successfully pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private pilot exam.

This program is currently at enrollment capacity. Please check back in Spring 2019 for next year's program.

June 25 through July 13, 2018

Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
*No class on Wednesday, July 4.

2018 Private Pilot Ground School Flier

Your instructor will be a licensed pilot and educator who will engage you in hands-on learning in The Museum of Flight’s state-of-the-art simulator lab and through team projects. You will meet fascinating professionals in the aviation industry and take field trips to local aviation and aerospace companies. You will build a foundation in aviation that will help you excel regardless of the career pathway you choose to pursue.

Learning will take place on the campus of the world-renowned Museum of Flight at Boeing Field, which is often referred to as “the Smithsonian of the West”. An incredible collection of aircraft, spacecraft, galleries, exhibits, facts and stories that embody the past, present and future of flight will make this summer program memorable for a lifetime. Part of your experience will include classroom instruction at Raisbeck Aviation High School, a nationally recognized STEM school, which is also located on the campus of The Museum of Flight.

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