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Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep

All Online preparation for the FAA Written Exam

Accelerated Instrument Training—at Your Own Pace

Of course you’ll pass your FAA Written Exam (Knowledge Test) with your KING Instrument Rating Interactive Video Ground School & Test Prep Course—that’s guaranteed or your money back—because KING courses are full and complete ground schools with nothing left out. But, more important, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to identify and manage the risks of flight—in short you’ll be ready to be Pilot-In-Command.
14 Hours
$279

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
  • Aircraft performance
  • Departures & Arrival Procedures
  • Approach Charts
  • Navigation
  • Holding Patterns
  • Flight Planning
  • Flight Instruments
  • Weather
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • AIM
  • How to Ace Your Test
 
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!
 
Here’s How You’ll ACE Your Test...
 
  • Learn by watching full-screen, bite-sized video segments, averaging 5 minutes in length
  • Reinforce your learning by answering the FAA-style Instrument Rating test questions that automatically follow each segment
  • Receive instant feedback on whether you have answered correctly ... or not
  • Immediately access answer explanations, if needed
  • Retake missed questions on the spot
  • See your progress through the course with automatic tracking
  • Assess your strengths and weaknesses with intuitive reports & charts
  • Review questions by any combination of subject area, questions missed, FAA Learning Statement Code, or questions not yet answered
  • Type in any phrase and find all FAA-style questions containing that phrase
  • Take unlimited random practice exams
 
And when you’re ready, you’ll get your FAA Instrument Rating written test sign-off (endorsement) and graduation certificate instantly online
 
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
 
checkmarkInstrument 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 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 Rating Certification (Instrument Rating 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?
    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.

    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.

This will get it done!
Second time using King Schools in this household, got the job done both times.
Lance H. 09/30/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
"Cruise 6000" and Pass!
This was a great coarse, they make some very difficult content easy to understand. This will take some time and hard work but the Kings do a great job of leading your focus to what's important as well as things to remember for the exam. Not only would I recommend this coarse, but I just signed up for the commercial coarse as well!
Paul S. 09/24/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
Can't say enough great things!
I've used King Schools for my PPL and Instrument rating and have not been disappointed! I really enjoy how they break up the content into easy to manage categories and they have a great way of simplifying complex topics.
Joseph K. 09/24/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
Dropped the ball
I've done all my ground courses with King and still will, but this one they dropped the ball on, they throw you right in to IFR charts thinking you already have some knowledge of it, they save weather and easy stuff for the middle. It was a complete shock to go from having your hand held in the PPL course to thrown to the wolves in the next course, I did use them for my IRA, FII, and IGI tests and passed them all though
John D. 09/14/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
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
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
Very well done.  Kings School makes taking the tests easy
James R. 08/29/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
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
Instrument written test
I studied for my PPL 20 yrs ago with the King program and was successful, Life got in the way and my flying was put on hold.. so now 20 yrs later it was a no brainer to choose this program again, I was not disappointed, Thank you all for the time and energy you put onto making this program easy to follow and succeed.
Patrick P. 08/17/2021
Instrument Rating Ground School & Test Prep
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