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Night Flying

Online single subject course

Clear flight training hurdles or sharpen your skills.

In-the-air video lets you experience the beauty of flight at night. You'll see how to use all the resources, tools and tricks of the trade for the added utility and enjoyment of night flying—plus review preflight planning considerations for local and cross-country night flights.
43 minutes

Covers critical areas like: improving your night vision and understanding optical illusions you'll encounter, maximizing cockpit lighting, runway and airport lighting aids and markers, night regs, courtesies to extend to your fellow pilots after dark, and preflight considerations
Get prepared to spot other aircraft and quickly determine their direction, to deal with night emergencies and engine failure, and even to select suitable emergency landing spots.
This Course Covers...
  • Romance of a Night Flight
  • Seeing at Night
  • Weather at Night
  • Night Cross-Country Planning
  • Legal for Flight
  • Preflight, Start & Taxi
  • What You Can’t See
  • Night Emergencies
  • Landing at Night
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  1. What are the system requirements for this course?
    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.
  2. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?
    Apple iPhone and iPad
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    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."

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  3. How much time will it take to complete the course?
    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. The video running time for this course is 43 minutes.
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    Once you have completed all the lessons, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon on the main menu of the course to receive your certificate.
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Unedited Customer Reviews
Looking forward: night flight!
Thanks again for all your courses and especially for the Night Flying course!  They always give insightful information.
Anthony 09/20/2022
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Lawrence W. 09/07/2022
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so Much info
Loved it Thank you
Jacob B. 09/02/2022
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Night Flying
Excellent presentation.
Darwin B. 08/26/2022
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good course
Jerry M. 08/25/2022
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Great Overview
This was a great overview of night flying for me as I prepare for my PPL.
Paul B. 08/10/2022
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Tyler G. 07/02/2022
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Course Completion Review
The website is easy to use!
Trevor F. 06/21/2022
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Night Flying tips and regulati
Easy to use and great videos to follow and learn
CHRISTOPHER H. 06/13/2022
Night Flying
Good Content
Helped me realize how important it will be to plan for night flight
Gregg M. 04/25/2022
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