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Online Instrument Rating Written Exam Course
$279
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You´ll learn from your complete and always current King Schools Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course all the subject areas that you need to know in order to pass your FAA Instrument Rating knowledge test and become a safe & smart pilot. The KING Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course is mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study.

KING thoroughly covers the subject areas in a fun and easy to understand presentation with short, bite-sized interactive lessons

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
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Accelerated Instrument Training—at Your Own Pace

You'll build your IFR knowledge on your own terms.

With KING´s Instrument Rating Course, you can...

  • Choose where and when you learn
  • Choose the number of bite-sized segments you study at each session
  • View intuitive reports and charts to assess strengths and weaknesses

 

You´ll be so 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 Will Pass Your IFR Written Test -- Guaranteed!

Course Running Time:

Approximately 14 hours of video lessons

 

This Course Provides These Special Benefits:

  • FREE lifetime automatic course updates
  • FREE companion app for offline learning on your iPhone or iPad

Instrument Rating Interactive Video Ground School and Test Prep - Your solution for acing the FAA written test

  • Instrument Rating test question review with explanations
  • Unlimited randomly generated instrument rating practice tests
  • Access to a staff of pilots and flight instructors via phone or email
  • Personalized graduation certificate suitable for framing
  • FREE online syllabus, ACS and FAR/AIM
  • FREE endorsement to take your FAA Knowledge Test

Reaching your aviation goal will be a life changing experience. At King Schools, it's our mission to help ensure your success.

King Schools delivers results
KING courses have helped 1 out of 2 pilots flying today...

  • 99.8% of KING customers pass their FAA exams!
  • Our #1 source of new customers is through the recommendation of pilot friends and flight instructors
  • Read our customer reviews here and see why so many folks recommend KING products

Feel comfortable with your purchase
Your Money-Back Triple Guarantee...

  • If not completely satisfied with the course, return it within 30 days for a prompt, friendly refund.
  • Your course will be up-to-date with the latest FAA knowledge requirements.
  • If you fail your FAA test within one year of purchase, get your money back—AND you keep the course!

Become a be a safe, smart pilot, and pass your FAA exams
You Get the Knowledge You Need to Fly Safely...

  • KING's clear, simple, fun presentation means you get the big picture you need to be the true master of your flight.
  • You'll have the practical tools to really use your Instrument Certification (Instrument 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 flying will be confident and fun!

Learn from aviation's most respected educators
You'll Receive Intimate, Personal Learning from Legendary Flight Instructors...
Through intimate video instruction, you'll learn directly from John and Martha King

  • You'll remember their vivid and often humorous presentations as long as you fly
  • Pilots have frequently told us, during crucial situations, the Kings' words replayed in their mind, right when they needed them
  • You will always consider John and Martha your personal aviation mentors

  1. Is this course right for me?

    This course is designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA instrument rating knowledge test.

  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?

    KING courses are up-to date with the latest information and subjects areas 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 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.

    Online Course Media - Your online course is always up-to-date as the course is automatically updated whenever changes occur.

  5. Is there a particular order to follow? Are some lessons easier than others?

    First, select the "Your Success Begins Here" menu icon on your Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep Course home screen. From there, you will learn how to use the course effectively with and gain insight to the features and benefits of 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.

    As you begin your flight training lessons, you will want to review the pilot skills courses as they will tie into your practical flying.

    Once you have passed the FAA Instrument Rating Knowledge Test, it´s time to start your Instrument Rating Practical Test Course so you will ace your FAA Instrument Rating practical test (a.k.a. Instrument Rating checkride).

    Some lessons will be more challenging than others. 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.

    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.

  9. Can I still access the course material after I complete the course?

    You have lifetime access to your 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. 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.

  12. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?

    Consider purchasing King Schools Instrument Rating Practical Test Course if you haven´t already. This course will prepare you for your instrument rating checkride (Also referred to as the instrument rating practical test). It includes footage on how to flawlessly execute in-flight maneuvers as well as prepare you for the oral test. Your passing the test is guaranteed!

Great way to learn at your own pace.
Great way to learn at your own pace. I feel like I will know the basics throughout my flying career. Lifetime access for review and is always up to date.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

King Schools approach and delivery makes the content easy to grasp and apply
King Schools approach and delivery makes the content easy to grasp and apply

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Very good.
Very good. I am now very prepared.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Fantastic course that prepared me for the knowledge test and gave me a great start on preparation for the oral exam.
Fantastic course that prepared me for the knowledge test and gave me a great start on preparation for the oral exam. Will be coming back for commercial!

     
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4 Stars
I truly believe King Schools is the way to go if you want to understand in depth all about instrument flying (which you should!) however as far as preparing me for the actual exam I would say that is what took it down from 5 stars to 4 stars. I would recommend King schools to anyone! Thank you!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Fantastic Course!
The instrument written prep course is a fantastic course that gave me everything I needed to know to take and pass the FAA Knowledge Test. I'll definitely be back for my Commercial and CFI in the future!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Instrument Rating Ground Prep
Excellent and enjoyable format & sessions! I'll refresh again before my checkride.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

I really like to study using king schools, that is my second time.
I really like to study using king schools, that is my second time. It's easy to understand and learn. I really appreciate it.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Amazing as always
Ive loved the Kings school since received my private four years ago and will continue to use them for life. You just cant get any better and the material was top notch.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Convenient for me
I seem to have an adult form of ADD and hard for me to sit and listen to fire hose of unfamiliar information for hours on end. So, formal classroom was out for me. I was able to take the course and hour or so at a time over about 3-4 weeks with several days of not working the course. Did end of course "push" with review....all 980+ questions...and reviewed the ones I missed so will over 1000 questions. Did pretty well on the test. Missed 4 ...in areas I thought I knew and answered correctly...maybe inadvertently placed selection....did that several times during the course. I took the test and finished in under one hour but did NOT go back through.

     
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The course was awesome.
The course was awesome. I felt like I had a good handle on the information after each section

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Course
Great instrument course even if like me you are an "old dog learning new tricks"!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent Course
This course is well organized, drives the concepts home with examples and overall does an excellent job of preparing one for the Instrument Rating Knowledge Exam. Highly recommended

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed on first try
Thanks John and Martha for all your help. I spent so many hours watching you both I feel like you are both friends. Couldn't have done it without you guys

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Well worth the money
Great Course. Very well planned out. Much more relevant than just studying the questions

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Class
It took me six weeks to complete the course; while watching the videos I compiled a "study guide" of 300 pages of material that I can reference later. Passed first try (a point below my average of the three practice tests). Videos were Great, no technical difficulties...

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

After using Kings Schools for my instrument rating, I wish I had used them for my PPL rating.
After using Kings Schools for my instrument rating, I wish I had used them for my PPL rating.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Another Outstanding Course
I feel prepared and confident to take the Instrument Written exam. Thank you for another excellent course!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Good course
Took me a while to complete as I was studying on nights and weekends, but it helped me get a good grade on the test after a month of studying. They do a good job of teaching concepts, not just memory drills.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

A great prep
This course made passing the instrument written a breeze, the clear concise videos on each topic and large question pool gave me a solid understanding. The written was easier than many of the practice tests I took!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great
I was stuck home during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order in Michigan. Prior to that, I had started my IFR training and had begun reading material and putting in XC hours. Since we couldn't fly, I decided to give this online course a try. I found it entertaining and very useful. I've taken about 7 practice IFR tests from this program and others and have easily passed all of them above 70% (above 80%!!). I would recommend this course to anyone. It easily saved me hours of reading and lots of $$$. Looking forward to taking my IFR written now that I'm well prepared.

     
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Awesome Product!
I purchased the King online IFR course for the knowledge exam and am so glad I did. I spent about three weeks going through the course and took my time to make sure I was absorbing the information along the way. The video segments don't just show you the answers, they show you how to get the answers which is improtant since a lot of the questions on the exam are similar, but not the same as the ones in the course. I scheduled the exam and kept taking practice tests until the day of my knowledge exam. The practice tests really help you see any areas where you need to focus more. I took the exam and scored 95%. Thanks King Schools!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Course!!!
The Instrument Airplane course was amazing. Very thorough. I love how you make learning fun and help us with remembering the content....very high quality content!!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Thanks for all the help!
Thanks for all the help! Was never worried about passing but never thought I’d get a 100%!!!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

King Schools is the BEST!
I have used the King Schools online programs to prepare for tests. They are the best, and I highly recommend them. I will use them for all my test prep courses.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed!
Excellent format and easy to follow lessons. Great test prep with all the sample questions. The key is to answer all the questions multiple times and do a number of practice exams (on top of the three required).

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Perfect course, Perfect score!
King's ground school is awesome! Very thorough and detailed. Definitely the best aviation investment out there! Used for my Instrument course and scored perfect 100%!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

King Schools makes the difficult processes easy and even fun!
King Schools makes the difficult processes easy and even fun!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

this ground school is excellent an home study course passed my written first try with the info and practices tests supplied!
this ground school is excellent an home study course passed my written first try with the info and practices tests supplied!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Can't go wrong with King!
You can't go wrong choosing a King Schools Online course of study! Material is well thought out and presented in a professional manner! Thanks, John and Martha you helped me hit a home run on my instrument written exam!!!! Christopher McCord Huntsville, AL

     
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Superb Course
I tried another study at home course, using just a book, and it hardly gave any information at all. It certainly didn't help prepare me for their practice tests. The King's course was excellent. The updates really made a difference as well. It's well worth the cost to have the updated materials. Along with the information you need to pass the FAA written, the King's give you lots of practical advice as well. The easy way to do holding is almost worth it all by itself! Thank you so much to Martha and John!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Always my go-to!
I used King for my private pilot written and I never looked back! I just finished up using it for my Instrument Exam and it was really great!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Enjoyed the videos
I took a different provider for my private pilot and I enjoyed this one so much more! The in-depth explanations and videos were so much more enjoyable. I also liked the fact that there weren't any technical glitches or issues. A HUGE plus!

     
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Wonderful course for the most part.
Wonderful course for the most part. This course helped me in many areas of my learning. But this was not the only course I was taking. I started this course prior to my start date of a 141 school. I continued this course simultaneously while in the 141 school. I also was using both ASA prepware practice exams and Sheppard Air study guide and practice exam. I indicated wonderful course for the "most part", cause I was surprised how much this course had airplane stuff since I purchased it as a helicopter course. I've been told by more then one instructor that the FAA knowledge exam will have airplane questions even though you are taking a helicopter exam. I've now taken Helicopter Private, Helicopter Instrument and Helicopter CFII exams. Out of all three (3) exams, totaling 170 questions, there was maybe 2 or 3 questions that could be deemed airplane type questions. I would not hesitate to use the King Schools courses!!! The methods John and Martha King use are very easy to follow and understand. Thank you for assisting me in my training. Some may argue that I was taking too many courses and exams simultaneously. But this is what I choose to do. It worked for me and my style of learning.

     
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Excellent prep for the IRA
Kings school did a great job of providing questions that matched the wording and examples given in the FAA test.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great videos
Great for visual learners!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Makes Learning Fun
There is no other way to study for your pilot ratings. John and Martha make the content fun to learn. This is my second course from King and you can be assured I will use them again.

     
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Passed the Test
I attended an in person IFR ground school in 2016 but never took the test. Three hour blocks of instruction just didn't work. Your online program is FANTASTIC! I'm working full time so it took me about 6 months to get through it, but I just scored 100% on the test and felt completely prepared. I especially liked the bite-size videos that fully explain the important points, as well as the test questions. You do an excellent job in taking a mountain of material and making is accessible. Thanks!

     
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Comprehensive Course
The instrument rating ground course is a well-rounded and comprehensive course. Thank you for helping me become a better prepared and safer pilot!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent course.
Excellent course. Was vital to passing the IFR test. I also purchased and reviewed the ASA Instrument Rating Test Prep

     
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Good IFR Course
I purchased the Instrument Rating Ground School and Test Prep Course in July 2019, but didn't get serious about it until Nov. 2019. I took my time watching the videos and once I watched them all I went back through them again. The best part was going through all 938 questions several times. This gives you a good idea of what will be asked on the exam. However the FAA question are asked completely different 70 percent of the time you still have a good idea of what they're wanting. If I decide to go further on to get my CFI or commercial I'll purchase the courses from the Kings. BTW I met John and Martha King at the AOPA fly-in at Tallahoma TN and they are great people.......and funny.

     
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Excellent preparatory course
4+ stars. For the most part I found the videos engaging, informative, and with good suggestions for remembering some of the concepts. A couple of courses were weak in that regard but they are in the minority. I took 3 practice tests and except for one (I could never find Hobby VOR or airport), they were honest reflections of the course material. Now for the actual FAA test which I will take this coming Friday, 3/6. Wish me luck!

     
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Easy to read and understand
Amazing course! They make it very easy to listen and understand the content. I passed my FAA written exam the first try because of King Schools! Thank you guys!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Very intuitive and fun learnin
I very much enjoyed the course and thought it made learning the material fun and challenging.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great study lessons
very thorough & detailed explanations on everything you need to know about pilotage

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Generally solid preparation
I did not feel that the Instrument course provided the same comprehensive level of preparation provided by the PPL course. Everything that WAS presented was presented very well. I DID learn a great deal from the course, but my 97-100% scores on the practice exams translated to 90-93% level scores on actual instrument exams. This was due to the King course failing to emphasize some items and in some cases the King course either not covering the items at all or otherwise not providing any preparation for them. The King course IS definitely worth the money, in my opinion - translating to both good performance and deeper understanding, but I wish I had supplemented my test prep with other sources (besides the FAA primary material - which I read carefully).

     
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Easy to Understand!!!
I really enjoyed this course in large part to the presentation of the material. The presentations made digesting the information easy and without the marathon viewing/listening that many others would require of you. This I believe helped me greatly in not only grasping quickly but also retaining everything that was covered.

     
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FAA Questions changing
The Private Pilot I took in December 2019 was right on the content and the questions almost exact. The instrument course FAA questions on the exam were quite a bit different not only in wording but also in content/context. I still did well but several of the questions I was able to answer because I had done some other studying as well. Still good, but seems to be older questions or FAA made major changes for 2020.

     
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First time with the Kings
Had a good time learning in an easy and understandable way!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

This course was amazing!
I am 58 years old and wanted a course that would give me a practical, systematic approach to learning my instrument ground school. I took this course along with the practice tests and test prep. And I passed the FAA written exam the first time. I would highly recommend it to anyone that wants to pass the test the first time.

     
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2 for 2 with Kings
I passed my PPL few years ago, and my IRA officially today with a 88% on the first try! Kings has great videos, tricks and tips, and the explanations were well delivered. I will be buying the commercial course in a few months! Thanks again!

     
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great school poor maps
the school portion is great and easy to follow. the charts provided are uploaded in a low quality. please upload better quality chart supplements as some are nearly impossible to read when doing the testing.

     
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*****Great test prep course
After starting & stopping instrument study over several years from borrowed books I bought the King IFR Course and within 2 months of studying and taking the practice exams I passed the IFR written test with a 90%. Great way to get this done.

     
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Extremely thorough
The information in this program is very thorough and prepared me well for the IRA exam. John and Martha are the best!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Fantasitc!
After trying once a few years ago on my own to study for the instrument exam, I gave up after slogging through the FAA books and free online exams. After taking this course over a month and a half, I was able to consistently do well on practice exams and more importantly, learn the material. I took the test and got in the 90s. Will definitely take another King course.

     
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Got a 95% on my written!
I will admit I was skeptical at first, but I wanted to give the written test prep course a honest try. I watched all of the videos and took notes during each one (as if I was back in school). It took me about 12 days (1-2 hours ever day or two) to finish the entire ground school. I took the three required practice exams, then did two additional "randomized questions" exams. I reviewed and took further notes on any missed questions each time (this is important!). I studied my notes for about 90 minutes (45 minutes one day, 45 minutes the morning of my exam). I did not do any 'on my own' research or use any other reference materials - I did not read any of the other IFR prep books, etc - I only used the King ground school program (and I realize this looks like a fake review or that they told me what to do/say, but that is NOT the case). I really wanted to know if I could rely on the King method to take me all the way to CFI, so this was kind of a litmus test to that effect. Long story (and review) short, I am very pleased and earned a 95% on my written test (first time)! I am already signed up for their commercial pilot ground school and test prep program!

     
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Best study material out there!
I have used King’s Schools for both Private and IFR. I tried another company but it was not as organized and didn’t teach the material. I will continue to use King’s for all of my ratings.

     
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Passed with flying colors
Thanks for the excellent videos and course work. It is great to go into the exam with confidence. Passed the written today with flying colors.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

IRA and FII
I took the instrument rating written (IRA) and got and 88. I then went and took the instrument instructor written (FII) immediately after finishing my IRA exam and got an 82. The instrument rating course for king ground school will prepare you well enough to take both exams back to back. I would absolutely recommend taking them both.

     
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Great course - again
I found the course very detailed and informative, covering everything needed for the written test. The website is very user-friendly and the app helps a lot when I'm not around my computer. Will definitely be purchasing the commercial test prep course after I take my instrument rating check ride.

     
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Great course to pass the IRA!
This course could not be any better in my opinion. If you really pay attention to the material and take the practice tests and quizez, you will have no probelm passing the IRA first try.

     
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Tried many. King is the best!
Having done the weekend ground school with American flyers and the Sportys online, I managed to fail the Written. Having that failure a few years ago I needed to be instructed using old school charts and methodical teaching style. I felt once I completed the online Instrument King course that I could pass the test. With 28 minutes remaining I hit the finish button. My score shows that I still have work to do but I'm sure I will find the course materials within the King videos. Very happy with the product. Looking forward to all the future ratings with King as my ground online instructors. I'm not in anyway discounting the other products. I now believe that different pilots learn in different ways. The same as when a particular instructor may not be a match when learning how to fly. If you want guaranteed results look no further.

     
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Excellent training resource
Enthusiastic teachers, but the ability to review segments is one of the greatest aspects.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Instruction
IRA is a little more of a beast than PPL. With this program I understood the material and am ready for application. It's a better set up than route memorization then brain dumping the material.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Excellent Course and Staff!
This course is well worth it! John, Martha, and staff are extremely knowledgeable and make this course fun and interesting. I just took my Instrument written and passed comfortably on the first attempt! I highly recommend taking this or any course through King Schools! You will not be sorry.

     
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Excellent !
I recently completed the Instrument course and took the instrument instructor written as well as the instrument written and scored 90/88. So I decided to take King's commercial course and was not disappointed! Very accurate and complete information delivered. I enjoy the shorter video segments and the end of course exams are spot on and prepare you very well for the actual FAA exams. Thanks King!

     
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Excellent
Haven't taken the test yet, but feel comfortable that I should pass it. Very thorough videos and simple explanations. Great bank of questions. Hope some of them will show up on the test. Will update once I've taken then actual FAA exam.

     
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Extremely beneficial!
Extremely beneficial! I passed the IRA on the first take!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Thorough
King schools has really gone above and beyond to provide EVERYTHING you need to know and more. They don't just teach how to pass the test, but how to be a safe pilot.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Programs Really Work.
This is the second test prep program I have used from King Schools. All I can say is that they really work!!!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Way better than the actual ground school I tried at the local flight school.
Way better than the actual ground school I tried at the local flight school.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great ground school
I loved the videos. But i hope that we can do the 60question practice tests on the app itself.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Good
Website is good but sometimes i cannot access king schools even if i refresh it. And i can’t download all the videos for offline.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course
The King course is phenomenal! Took the test 1 week after going through the course and passed - should have Initially purchased this one, I had initially purchased another online course and was extremely frustrated during the practice exams, most of the material in the course did not cover what was asked on the test.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great content as always
Great content as always

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Tremendous Program
I've taken many prep courses for professional licensure and certifications and this one ranks among the best in any arena.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Knowledge of Material
The FAA has adapted, you can no longer memorize answers. If not for understanding the material, you may not pass

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Very informative on how to go through all procedures with instrument flight.
Very informative on how to go through all procedures with instrument flight.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
Great explanation of all topics covered.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
Great course!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Best of the Bunch
I started in another online program and had nothing but trouble with their "hi-tech" learning system. After completing all of the video work and all of the prep work, their system lost my progress and demanded I start over. I am so thankful that happened. I never felt I was learning from their videos. This was the complete opposite of what I got when I found the King School. Every video felt like I was learning the material, not memorizing the questions or "having a chat with an experienced pilot". Sure it feels dated at times...but like that 150 yr old calculus textbook, the information has not changed! I passed my exam with a 96.7%. If you follow the recommendations, actually watch videos, and practice the material you will excel in your preparation and pass your exam. It costs a little more than many of the other options, but it is well worth the money.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course!
Website was very easy to use. Some of the icons were no very intuitive though. For example, not sure why the exit button was a parachute.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

very helpful, especially with understanding navigation problems.
very helpful, especially with understanding navigation problems.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Instrument ground school
First time using King Schools, feel very prepared to take the instrument written exam!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

study prep for ATP Helicopter
thank you for your courses. eventhough you dont offer ATP helicopter, this helped me to get a 95% on the FAA ATP Written, and hopefully soon pass my practical and checkride! I obtained my rotorcraft \Heli Instrument with the help of your instrument course 11 yrs ago. your courses are a must, and thank you for the online versions now available so we can keep to date with the ever rapidly changing regs/procedures!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Explanations
Thanks for taking the time to develop an amazing Aviation Learning Program. I can't wait to watch more of your videos and i have no complaints at all.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Luck is the same as prepared
It was fantastic going into my IFR Airplane test with the simple knowledge, that "Good Luck" was not necessary, I was WELL prepared. I have done both my Private and IFR with the tutoring of the King Schools. I have tested extremely well on both. I simply do not know how the best intentioned CFI or CFII could prepare someone to the level that is achieved with the courses provided here. While the course has done a great job of presenting the information as it is seen on the FAA exams, more importantly, the information is presented in a way that teaches the concepts, not just the answers.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Outstanding Course!
I have used Gleim, Jeppessen, and King Schools training programs in the past. King Schools is by far the best. While their videos can be cheesy at times, they do an excellent job of breaking down the material in easily understood, bite size chunks that you can easily work your way through. The test prep is exceptional and I was able to pass my exam on the first try. I highly recommend their course work for any level.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Passed Instrument test today
I have used king schools for both my PPL ( 2 years ago ) and now my instrument. I went into both tests confident and knowing I would pass the test. I used each exclusively and got the majority of my knowledge solely off these videos. I would most definitely use them again. Thanks John and Martha.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

LOVED King Online Videos
I tried many different programs for PPL and IFR. The King Videos are my favorite, it is explained in a way that I just get.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Crushed my IR Test!!!
Yes, I studied my butt off, but this course gave me the 99% of the information, and the framework to do it. I really did enjoy this course. Here's how I approached studying. I went through the videos, AND took notes. I occasionally supplemented with more internet research (mostly just because I was interested). I then studied my notes and went back and re-watched a few video segments. I took two of three required mock FAA tests as part of the course (three required for King sign-off to take FAA exam). Then it happened. Life got in the way, and I completely stopped for almost 2 years. So, I went through the whole course again (parts had been updated). I updated my notes as I went through it. It was great review, and I definitely understood much more the second time. I restudied my notes and then took the 3 tests required to get King sign off. Then as final review before FAA exam, I went back and re-answered all the questions that I had EVER missed (easy to get these) - did that until I understood them. This course really did help me prepare, so much so, that I just bought the King Instrument Rating Practical Test Course. Yes, I took the Instrument written before starting on the flying - I'm 1000% sure this knowledge will help me. Oh!!! ONE IMPORTANT TIP - you can get a plugin for your browser that lets you speed up and slow down the videos (e.g., "Video Speed Controller" for chrome). This is gold, especially for re-watching parts. Hope that helps.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Course
The King Instrument Rating Ground School was an excellent aid in preparing for the written exam!!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

In-depth understanding
Thorough prep that makes sure you actually understand the source material, and don't just memorize answers to the test. The knowledge in this course will help you ace the instrument written exam, and give you instrument knowledge that carries through to the rest of your aviation career.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Decent
Kings was easily a 5/5 for my private pilot. That being said, there was a lot of information in Instrument Training that I feel could have been condensed to shorter videos. There were often videos that took too long to get to the subject matter. That being said, kings will not fail you and you will pass using kings. It is just very lengthy compared to other sources I have used.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Extremely Thorough !
Course was extremely thorough and logical in formatting. I recently took another course from another company as I did my private there, it was severely lacking compared to King. I actually had more questions than answers when I completed it. The King course is by far superior and I have no questions gone unanswered. I feel well prepared for the written. Excellent job King!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great Content
I really enjoyed the lessons. I have the original 3.5" disk when I took the PP ground school in 1994. I have been out of flying for the past 20 years and decided to get back in the sky. After getting my BFR I decided to get serious and get my Instrument rating. Great new format with the online learning. Very thorough with all the new regulations, wow have things changed. Just finished the FAA Knowledge Test and all went well. Thanks again for all your help. Now i'm on the practical side then Multi and commercial. A big congratulations on the Hall Of Fame induction!

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Good training
This was quick and easy. Nice mix of video instruction and formative evaluation.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

THANKS AGAIN
Easy to use. It is obvious you keep it up to date with the latest information and changes - invaluable for aviation safety and knowledge.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

Great course
Very informative, short segments with quizzes in between.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

The Best Way to Study
So far King Schools has helped me study while being entertained.

     
Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge Test Course - Online

 

 

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