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AOPA Instrument Training Special

Purchase your Instrument Interactive Video Ground School & Test Prep Course and your Instrument Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course together and you'll get the KING Schools Online Aviation Library + 4 single subject Online Take-Off Courses absolutely FREE.
Old Price: $753
$319

You'll learn everything you need to know to pass your FAA Instrument Rating Tests (Knowledge & Checkride) and become a safe & smart pilot. The Instrument Rating Get It All Kit courses are mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study.
 
Pass Your FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test — Guaranteed!
 
The KING Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course is your complete and always current ground school and test prep rolled together in one package.
 
KING thoroughly covers each subject area in fun and easy to understand presentations.
 
Your learning is reinforced by answering FAA-style instrument rating test questions that follow each segment of instruction. You can even take unlimited practice tests from the entire test question bank!
 
The subject areas covered include:
 
  • En Route Charts
  • Departures & Arrival Procedures
  • Approach Charts
  • Navigation
  • Holding Patterns
  • Flight Planning
  • Flight Instruments
  • Weather
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • AIM
  • How to Ace Your Test
 
Ace Your Instrument Rating Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) — Guaranteed!
 
The KING Instrument Rating Practical Test Course covers all the ACS (Airman Certification Standards) knowledge areas and flight maneuvers that you need to know and demonstrate in order pass your FAA Instrument Rating Oral & Practical Test (a.k.a. Instrument Rating Checkride).
 
You'll feel much more confident when you have the inside advantage of witnessing a practical test (including the oral!) with an actual FAA Designated Examiner.
 
The subject areas covered include:
 
  • What to expect during your test
  • Keeping IFR Legal
  • IFR Navigation Systems
  • IFR Flight Planning
  • The ILS Approach
 
Save Money on Your Training by Reviewing & Understanding Techniques
Before Your Training Flights
 
You'll be prepared for each flight lesson by reviewing the King Schools Pilot Skills Courses included in your kit. These 15 courses cover challenging aspects of learning to fly.
 
  • Overcome flight training hurdles with specialized instruction, tips and advice
  • Save money on the overall cost of your flight training by reviewing techniques & specific skills before your training flights
 
The subject areas covered include how to:
 
  • Exploring GPS, HSIs, RMIs, EFIS and flight management systems
  • Understanding weather dynamics so you can predict and plan for local conditions
  • Managing the most difficult IFR conditions
  • Uncovering IFR regulations with key potential penalty areas and ways to avoid violating them
  • Understand airport signs & markings
  • Preparing for system emergencies
 
Understand Both the Knowledge and Flight Concepts
 
You'll be engaged by KING's clear, simple, fun presentation and you'll get the big picture you need to be the true master of your flight. You'll have the practical tools to really use your license. And having the big picture means you'll be ready to deal with the unexpected. You'll know how to make timely decisions and take action before you and your passengers are at risk—so your instrument flying will be confident and fun.
 
Intimate, Personal Learning from Legendary Flight Instructors
 
Through intimate video instruction, you'll learn directly from John and Martha King. Their clear, simple and fun teaching has made aviation learning accessible to hundreds of thousands of pilots world-wide. You'll remember their vivid and often humorous presentations as long as you fly. Pilots have frequently told us that as they faced critical situations in the air, the Kings' words replayed in their mind right when they needed them. You will always consider John and Martha your personal aviation mentors.

You're In Control of Your Time
You choose when and where you want to learn.
 
Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed
King Schools "no questions asked" 30 day, money back guarantee.
 
We pledge to ...
  • ... place you on a pedestal. John and Martha may be the Kings—but to us, the real "kings" are our customers. Customer satisfaction has driven KING for over 40 years.
  • ... maximize your training. King Schools' teaching techniques help you remember facts you'll need—in every training product we create.
  • ... provide free, lifetime tech support. For as long as you own your course, you get this on all KING software and video products—Monday-Friday 8 A.M.-5 P.M. (PT). Contact Information
  • ... make learning enjoyable. Humor is a major component that distinguishes KING materials—and makes the learning process more memorable.
  • ... treat you with integrity. No loopholes, no surprises—we'll never abuse your trust. There's no fine print, no tricks. Never!
 
King Schools has trained 1 out of every 2 pilots!

  1. Is this kit right for me?
    These courses are designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test & take and pass the FAA Instrument Rating Practical Test (a.k.a. Instrument Rating checkride).
     
    The King Schools pilot skills courses teach you not only the required skills that the FAA wants you to know, we teach you how to manage risks and how to handle situations that can arise unexpectedly during a flight.
     
    This kit will save you money with your flight training as you will be steps ahead of your training reviewing & understanding techniques before your training flights.
  2. What are the system requirements for this course?
    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.
  3. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?
    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.
     
    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:
    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!
     
    Android
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".
  4. Are the courses current?
    Your online course is always current and kept up-to-date. Courses are automatically updated with the latest information, rules and regulations the FAA wants you to know.
     
    KING Interactive Video Ground School and Test Prep courses contain FAA-style questions which are representative of all the subject areas on the FAA tests.
     
    Warning: You can’t just memorize test questions and expect to pass your FAA Instrument Rating Written Test. Why? The FAA used to make their test question banks publicly available; however, they have not done so for many years. In fact, the FAA has recently gone through their entire database and changed every single test question and answer in order to eliminate test question memorization. No one, including test prep educators, has access to the FAA question banks. To be a safe and competent pilot-in-command, and to pass your required tests, there is no shortcut. You must acquire the necessary pilot knowledge.
  5. What do I study first?
    First view the "Your Success Begins Here" video on how to use the course effectively and gain insight to the features and benefits of the course. If you scroll down past the video, you will find an outline with additional tips and information. Once you start the course, just follow the path from start to finish; it´s that easy. Of course you can skip around if you chose but we recommend staying on the lesson path.
     
    The advantage of having a home study course is you can repeat any lesson over and over again. You can always call or send us feedback about concepts or questions for further clarification.
  6. How much time will it take to complete the course?
    • The Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course contains approximately 16 hours of video lessons.
    • The Instrument Rating Practical Test Course contains approximately 7.5 hours of video.
    • Each pilot skills course vary in running time from 34 minutes to 134 minutes. On average, each course is approximately an hour.

    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. Some folks spend a full week to complete the course and others will take longer depending upon how much time they have allocated for their studies. If you have 10-15 minutes of time, you can complete a course lesson.
  7. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?
    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at custserv@kingschools.com - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer your questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention.
     
    Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it is like having a flight instructor with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.
     
    King Schools Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course contains a text question explanation icon that contains a thorough explanation of the test questions. Click on the icon when you are in the question review that follows each lesson segment and you will have a pop-up window containing a thorough explanation of the test question.
  8. How do I access my course completion certificate?
    Once you have completed all the lessons and answered all the questions in each lesson, you´ll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon on the main menu to print your completion certificate.
  9. Can I still access the course material after I complete the course?
    You have lifetime access to your Online Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course. Remember, with the online media, the course is also automatically updated and will always be current.
  10. How do I receive my endorsement to take the FAA Knowledge Test?
    Once you complete the three practice exams with a score of 70% or higher, you can print out your endorsement.
  11. Where do I take my FAA Knowledge test?
    Check the PSI Exams website at https://faa.psiexams.com/FAA/login to find a testing location near you.
  12. How do I find a FAA Medical Examiner to schedule my physical?

    Check the FAA.gov website at http://www.faa.gov/pilots/amelocator/ to find an examiner. You need pass your physical before you can solo.

  13. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?

    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.

  14. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?
    Consider getting your commercial pilot rating! Of course, King Schools will be there to help you achieve this goal with KING Commercial Pilot Courses.

King Schools is #1
Simply the best
Winston W. 09/14/2021
Aviation Weather Wise
Course Completion Review
I used King Schools to help prepare me for my instrument written test after failing it the first time. King Schools showed me how to actually do and solve stuff without having to just memorize it like Sheppard Air. I would recommend this website to any other pilot working on their check ride or written.
Ethan P. 09/14/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
Excellent
A great overview of what to expect for the oral and practical course but a little intimidating how easy Martha made it look.
Jack S. 09/12/2021
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Passed with flying colors
Excellent and easy to use. I'll be coming back to use King Schools for the rest of my ratings!
Zachary S. 09/07/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
Course Completion Review
Good Content
Winston S. 09/04/2021
IFR Regulations Refresher
Fantastic
Made learning fun and easy.
Jeffrey O. 09/01/2021
Airplane Navigation From A to Z
Course Completion Review
Very well done.  Kings School makes taking the tests easy
James R. 08/29/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
All good stuff, but needs upda
This was a great review of nav systems, but needs updating to the newer GA systems available. FMS is no longer just for the airlines. The latest glass systems have all that and more.
Douglas L. 08/26/2021
Airplane Navigation From A to Z
Course Completion Review
Really easy to use and loaded with tons of information!
Kyle M. 08/26/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
Great Program
Worked wonderfully.
James 08/24/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
What's Included
Instrument Rating Practical Test
7.5 hours
  • 4.7 523
Aviation Weather Wise
54 minutes
  • 4.6 255
Surviving Aircraft Systems Emergencies
109 minutes
  • 4.8 182
IFR With Confidence
108 minutes
  • 4.6 270
Airplane Navigation From A to Z
2.25 hours
  • 4.5 307
IFR Regulations Refresher
2.5 hours
  • 4.7 189
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