Introduction to Flight Training

Go back to the main Basic Aircraft Flight Page.

This category discusses some of the concepts and goals of primary and intermediate flight training. It identifies and provides an explanation of regulatory requirements and the roles of the various entities involved. It also offers recommended techniques to be practiced and refined to develop the knowledge, proficiency, and safe habits of a competent pilot.


Flight Literacy Recommends

William Kershner's Student Pilot's Flight Manual - A ground school textbook, maneuvers manual, and syllabus, all rolled into one. This manual includes detailed references to maneuvers and procedures, and is fully illustrated with the author’s own drawings. It's a must-have for all student pilots and flight instructors. This manual covers all you need to know for your first flight, presolo, the post-solo maneuvers, cross-country and night flying.