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High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training

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Get your ground training sign-off in just two hours!

This is a fun, quick way to get the ground training endorsement the FAA requires to act as PIC of a pressurized aircraft that is capable of flying above 25,000 feet. Get the best training available today with the ease, speed, and portability of online training.
2 hours
$249

"PICs flying a pressurized airplane capable of flight above 25,000 feet are required to have a High-Altitude endorsement ... but all pilots flying at high altitude should get this training. Having had a de-pressurization for real, we are profoundly impressed with the necessity of being fully prepared to cope with this life-threatening emergency." —John King
 
Fast, Easy and Inexpensive
 
  • The course meets the FAA requirements of Part 61.31(g)(1) for High-Altitude Endorsement ground training
  • Receive your certificate immediately upon completion
  • Take the course anywhere you have an Internet connection
  • The training takes only about two hours
  • The information is delivered in bite-sized segments followed by interactive questions
  • The course is comprehensive—it meets all of the requirements for ground training to act as PIC of a pressurized aircraft certificated to fly above 25,000 feet
  • Satisfies IS-BAO recurrent training requirements.
 
Plus, you'll also get an invaluable, downloadable High-Altitude Operations Cockpit Card—you'll have the critical rules for oxygen use in a pressurized aircraft and tips for radar operation easily at hand. And when you complete the course, you can instantly print out the course completion certificate and an endorsement for your logbook. It's that easy!
 
You'll Learn...
 
  • High-Altitude Aerodynamics
  • High-Altitude Meteorology
  • Respiration and Hypoxia
  • Using Supplemental Oxygen
  • Pressurization
  • FAA Oxygen Requirements
  • Airspace, Equipment, and Flight Planning
 
high-altitude levers
Learn about pressurization systems
 
 

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  1. What devices will the course work on?
    Access Your Course from Any Device...All you need is an Internet connection and a Web browser
    • Tablets
    • Computers
    • Mobile Devices
  2. How long can I access the material once I complete the course?
    The Jet Transition course, which is listed in the selection of KING Pro Course below, has lifetime course access; the other courses on this list have a 90 day review period once you have answered the last question in the course.
  3. How long are the pro courses?
    ADS-B Pilot Certification contains approximately three (3) hours of instructional material
    Crew Resource Management (CRM) contains approximately two (2) hours of instructional material.
    ETOPS Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    HAZMAT Training for Will-Not-Carry Operators contains approximately two (2) hours of instructional material
    High Altitude Endorsement Ground Training Pilot contains approximately three (3) hour of instructional material
    • High Altitude Endorsement Physiology contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    • High Altitude Endorsement Weather contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    • High Altitude Endorsement Aerodynamics contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material

    Icing Operations Pilot Certification contains approximately two (2) hours of instructional material
    International Flight Operations Overview contains approximately four (4) hours of instructional material
    Introduction to Radar approximately 45 minutes of instructional material
    Jet Transition contains approximately four (4) hours of instructional material
    NAT HLA Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    Oceanic RNP Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    Part 135 Initial Training contains approximately thirty-two (32) hours to complete this course
    Part 135 Recurrency A or B Training contains approximately sixteen (16) hours to complete this course
    P-RNAV / B-RNAV Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    RNAV-1 & -2 Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    RVSM Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
    TAWS contains approximately 45 minutes of instructional material
  4. Are these courses FAA approved?
    The following courses cover all FAA required general topics for all operators.
    On select courses(*), each operator needs to supplement our course with aircraft and/or company specific items from your ops spec to obtain your POI’s approval to use the course in your training program.
     
    *ADS-B Pilot Certification
    *Crew Resource Management (CRM)
    *ETOPS Pilot Certification
    *HAZMAT Training for Will-Not-Carry Operators
    High Altitude Endorsement Ground Training Pilot
    • High Altitude Endorsement Physiology
    • High Altitude Endorsement Weather
    • High Altitude Endorsement Aerodynamics
     
    Icing Operations Pilot Certification
    *International Flight Operations Overview
    *Introduction to Radar
    NAT HLA Pilot Certification
    Oceanic RNP Pilot Certification
    *Part 135 Initial Training
    *Part 135 Recurrency A or B Training
    *P-RNAV / B-RNAV Pilot certification
    *RNAV-1 & -2 Pilot Certification
    *RVSM Pilot Certification
    *TAWS
     
    Jet Transition is designed to provide an overview of jet aircraft operations.
     
    >We have found that most FSDOs are familiar with our training but if yours is not, you can provide them with a copy of any course syllabus by downloading it from our site before you purchase a course. Additionally, if there are still any concerns, we will provide FAA inspectors with a course key for any courses you are considering at no charge to you or the FAA for them to review. The only requirement for the complementary course is that it must be sent to an FAA e-mail address.
  5. How often do I need to renew my RVSM?
    If you are flying under Part 91 – You need to check whether the insurance company or company you are flying for has a required renewal timeframe. (The FAA does not have a specific time indicated for renewals.) There is no FAR that sets a requirement for RVSM Recurrency for Part 91 operations. Under the LOA, the FAA expects that the person designated as the responsible individual will ensure that all pilots are qualified to operate the aircraft. Depending on the relationship with your POI you may or may not have training requirements specified in your agreement or operations manual. The primary driver is more likely company policy, personal standards or insurance considerations. LOAs used to expire after 24 months and again it was between the operator and the POI what was required to renew the LOA. LOAs are aircraft (tail number) specific and now must be renewed only when any one of three things happen: (1) change of equipment, (2) change of ownership, and (3) change of responsible individual. Again, it will be between you and the POI as to what will be required to issue a new LOA if any of those things change.
     
    If you are flying under Part 135 – You need to check with your Chief Pilot and Training Manual as the renewal time may vary.
  6. 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.
  7. Can my flight department receive a volume discount?
    Yes, King Schools does offer volume discounts for qualified flight departments. Please contact us at 800-854-1001 or +1-858-541-2200 for pricing or to place your order.
  8. Do you offer any kind of course progress reporting for larger flight departments?
    Yes we do! Please contact Bill Ziska, VP of Sales for King Schools at +1-858-576-6214 and let him know that your flight department is interested in setting-up weekly reporting.
  9. Who do I call if I have questions?
    You can speak to one of our Pilot Advisors during business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1-858-541-2200 or, you can email us at custserv@kingschools.com.

Course Completion Review
Excellent course material, written and organized efficiently for easy comprehension and recall. Highly recommend!
Valerie A. 07/03/2021
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Excellent Ground school
Patrick C. 05/28/2021
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Excellent Course
Don J. 10/30/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Simple Self-Paced Instruction
Easy to follow slides with easy to remember questions at the end of each chapter. Just over an hour to complete.
Aaron M. 10/15/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
A quick easy endorsement
Even for a Student Pilot this is a relativity easy endorsement. From start to finish it only took a couple hours. :)
Joseph M. 09/10/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Clear and focused
The training goes straight to the essential, is informative, and fun to go through.Thanks to the whole KING family & team.
Johannes F. 07/28/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Clear and focused
The training goes straight to the essential, is informative, and fun to go through.Thanks to the whole KING family & team.
Johannes F. 07/28/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great Course for High Altitude
Needed this endorsement for flying at higher altitudes than my SEL will allow.  I am a newly certified AMEL commercial pilot and hope to be flying at much higher altitudes soon.  I believe that this course is a great introduction to information I will be learning as I expand my horizons.
Margaret A. 07/05/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great Course for High Altitude
Needed this endorsement for flying at higher altitudes than my SEL will allow.  I am a newly certified AMEL commercial pilot and hope to be flying at much higher altitudes soon.  I believe that this course is a greatintroduction to information I will be l
Margaret A. 07/05/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Excellent
Viory S. 03/18/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Excellent
Viory S. 03/18/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Quick and Informative
You can complete this ground training very quickly and learn a lot! It's organized and very informative plus great to fit in with a busy schedule.
Michaela S. 03/12/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Quick and Informative
You can complete this ground training very quickly and learn a lot! It's organized and very informative plus great to fit in with a busy schedule.
Michaela S. 03/12/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
New King Air Owner
Having just purchased my first turbine aircraft I thought it was important to prepare for a new level of flying. Even thought the King Air will be flown in the high teens and low FL's, I thought it was important to get as much training as possible.  Thanks John and Martha for all the great years of training videos. I have completed many of my ratings with your courses.
Michael H. 03/01/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
New King Air Owner
Having just purchased my first turbine aircraft I thought it was important to prepare for a new level of flying. Even thought the King Air will be flown in the high teens and low FL's, I thought it was important to get as much training as possible.  Thanks
Michael H. 03/01/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Friendly web site very easy to use
Rainer B. 01/24/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Friendly web site very easy to use
Rainer B. 01/24/2020
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
250$ it is really out or order
just because we need it I think it is not working asking the price you want , specially if it is stuff available in any place on the web, is it the right price for this limited Endorsement ?Maybe not
pietro b. 12/31/2019
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Robert K. 08/24/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Kelcey M. 07/25/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Very Informative
Great course with plenty of information. Took about 4 hours from start to finish (with a couple 10 minute breaks)and was well worth the time and money.
Justin F. 06/28/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
VERY FRIENDLY WAY TO LEARN
EXCELLENT FOR THE PILOT WHO IS ON THE GO AND NEEDS THE TRAINING AT HAND.
Jose S. 05/27/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Mohamad Z. 04/20/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Robert D. 04/07/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Gosta T. 03/09/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
EXCELLENT COURSE
EXCELLENT TRAINING MATERIAL
FRANK D. 03/06/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Informative and to the point.
Easy to navigate and find the course i wanted to take
David 03/05/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Practical and to the point course, but much to expensive for what was presented. 5 stars for the course, 3 stars for price, total 4 stars
Franz E. 02/17/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Outstanding Course
Focused and to the point. Exactly what I needed in order to help accomplish the High-Altitude Endorsement. Thank you John and Martha. :-)
James O. 02/09/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Navid G. 01/24/2019
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Elbert B. 11/07/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Paul J. 11/02/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Brent D. 10/10/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Good, but pricey!
Good material, presented in a very easy to comprehend manner. A bit pricey, but I needed the endorsement. Very convenient. Lost a star due to the price.
Brian S. 08/31/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Just the facts.
The course was straightforward and to the point.  Did the job with a minimum of fuss.  4 Stars for the course itself. Everything was fine and appropriate except the price.  It seems to me the price reflects a taking advantage of flight students with few other options for this course.  This course was very simple to build, comprised of basic materials and I strongly suspect was very inexpensive to develop, when compared to the video courses.  1 star for the priceAverage - 2 stars.
Karl K. 07/04/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Johnny V. 05/16/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
great product and information
this is a nice place to learn and have all you need for aviation industry. will do it again
Luis J. 01/05/2018
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
As advertised!!
Great course, similar to the part 141 courses I took for PP and IFR.  Nice to know what to expect.
Michael E. 12/20/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Good information
I have used King online for every rating and endorsement I have received. I want to thank all the good people that make this possible. It has been a great experience!
Jerel B. 11/10/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Good course
good course and I learned a few new things but its a bit over priced at $249. Regardless its quick, convenient and there aren't many other options.
Edward C. 10/05/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Usual Good King Stuff!!
I have used several King products for different ratings during my professional career. I'm always amazed how they're able to parse the difficult material into small little pieces. It has helped me become a better instructor and pilot as well.Paul MedenbachMuskegon, MICF-II, AGI-I
Paul M. 08/31/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Justin F. 07/05/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Very easy course
The material is presented so it is easy to pass the test question but it wonder how much I will forget. Expensive but worth it if you just want to get it done hassle free.
Anthony 07/02/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Michael N. 06/29/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Must for flying flight levels
This course is a must for flying the flight levels.  I wish I would have completed it a long time ago.  The information is enormously useful and delivered in a way that is so easy to understand.  I never understood how the different parts of the atmosphere interacted, there temperatures and thickness at the poles until now.  Nice work and thanks for making me a safer pilot!
Robert D. 05/03/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Very well done!
Scott S. 01/28/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course Completion Review
Covered all of the necessary topics. Price too high for the presentation level and content however. Got the job done.
James W. 01/26/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Jack J. 01/12/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Excellent for quick learning!
Very informative. Meets the requirements. Not the John and Martha I am used to (No Video). Got the job done however.
Amon M. 01/07/2017
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Ryan C. 08/07/2016
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Good learning experience
Well worthwhile for any private pilot. Lots of good info on the effects of oxygen (or lack thereof) in the air.
Terrance P. 07/05/2016
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Gabriel A. 06/17/2016
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Dale S. 05/22/2016
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
easy!! Fun and Fast!!
Edward D. 04/09/2016
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Love flying now ....
I am planning to do citation course and this course is regarded as the best by me
Churmen 04/06/2016
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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MARK W. 12/23/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Course makes learning "fun"
Very thorough and easy to use.
David S. 12/03/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Not a video presentation
My first disappointment with King products, I expected the normal, enjoyable, and interesting John and Martha video but instead you get pages of reading material, and a few test questions.  This is not worth $249 by any stretch of the imagination.
David V. 11/30/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Eric S. 11/27/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great way to learn
ERIK R. 10/31/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Very informative
I benefited the most from the High altitude aerodynamics and meteorology. The rest I had covered during my commercial training.
Mouhcine S. 09/20/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great Course!
I learned something new on almost every lab/lesson. It was also a great review! Simple and to the point. It was well worth the money. Thanks
Bryan P. 08/12/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Chase C. 06/18/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Awesome
Money well spent very thorough course that covers everything you need to know about high altitude flying and more!
Peter B. 06/12/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
good course
Bobby C. 06/04/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great material!
I found this course had a great mix of reviewing basics all pilots should know along with some very good training and detail on high altitude information.  Very easy to use course and interesting material.
Kary L. 05/27/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Well done and easy to use
Effective learning tool and certification course.
Gabriel S. 05/25/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Consise comprehensive
David C. 04/21/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Easy to navigate/understand
Thanks
Denis C. 04/17/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Christopher S. 03/31/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Jesus 03/31/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great Course!
Well organized with small modules and frequent quizzing to reinforce learning.
ROBERT T. 03/30/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Very Informative
Well worth it! Got it done in one afternoon. Call them to package this course together with another Professional Pilot course for a HUGE discount!!
Prashant L. 02/28/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Jabor H. 02/24/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Great High Altitude Course
This course is worth taking if you are flying High Altitudes.Hicks Milner CFII MEI
Hicks M. 02/15/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Alex P. 01/27/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Lawrence H. 01/11/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Joseph R. 01/06/2015
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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Lucas D. 12/28/2014
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Fast and full of useful info
Awesome course! great for understanding, reviewing!
Frederic L. 12/26/2014
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Easy Course
The high-altitude course is very intuitive and straight forward.
Clint N. 11/14/2014
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
Very effective
At first I wasn't thrilled about a non-video course but the way it is broken down and quizzed after each module is highly effective and enjoyable. I will recommend.
zachary a. 10/21/2014
High-Altitude Endorsement Ground Training
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