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Pilot Communications - (King Classic)

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Clear flight training hurdles or sharpen your skills.

Demystify "tower talk" & feel in control on the radio. Through real-world radio communications with actual air traffic controllers, you'll learn first-hand proper pilot communication procedures, techniques to use in every class of airspace, & how to get the cooperation you deserve from ATC.
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105 minutes

Talking to Air Traffic Control will be a breeze once you complete this course—No more second guessing what to say and when to say it.
This Course Covers...
  • Arriving & Departing in Class D Airspace
  • Special VFR & Tower Services
  • Operating in Class B Airspace
  • Arriving at Class C Airspace
  • Operating at Airports Without a Control Tower
  • Getting The Most Out of Your Aircraft's Radio
  • Getting The Most Out of The System
  • Communicating Clearly with Air Traffic Control
  • Radio Problems
  • Gaining Confidence
Radio call-up procedures, correct radio terminology, and how to use your airplane radio for increased safety and utility are all there—including communicating comfortably in Class B airspace, when and how to get a Special VFR clearance, procedures for controlled vs. uncontrolled airports—even the best way to resolve on-air disputes. A wealth of pointers on issuing clear and professional communications.
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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
    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!
    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".
  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 105 minutes.
  4. 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 - 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's like having a flight instructor with your 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.
  5. How do I access my course completion certificate?
    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.
  6. Can I still access the online course material after I complete the course?
    You have lifetime access to your online pilot skill course.
  7. 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.
  8. Now that I finished the course, what´s next? Consider purchasing another pilot skill course or pursuing another pilot certification or rating; King Schools will help make it easy and fun!

Unedited Customer Reviews
Real life usefulness
Great content, simplified with examples that stick. great job.
Hani A. 07/02/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Great course
Great review and course for BFR
Ed M. 05/13/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Course Completion Review
Thanks for thecomms review
Richard H. 05/10/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
John and Martha-Forever Young
I have watched King Schools since I was a student pilot in 1992 and have gained a lot of knowledge.
Greg J. 05/08/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Great course on radio comms
Glenn M. 04/26/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Course Completion Review
Being somewhat hard of hearing communication becomes difficult at times.  The best solution is to know what to expect and anticipate the directives.   Think before keying the mic.
We do hear some strange topics on the common frequencies.
Mike K. 04/26/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Great Course!
I am a student pilot and learning to communicate properly is a difficult task. After watching this video, I now have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of pilot communications.
Grant S. 04/18/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Absolutely amazing
so much fun and easy to learn. would recommend to anyone with a passion for aviation that wants to become a pilot
Johnny M. 04/10/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Watch it more than once.
Watch it more than once and take notes. Almost everything you need to know about talking to ATC and getting the correct frequencies.
Warren R. 04/04/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
Course Completion Review
Helped out.
Eric V. 03/30/2024
Pilot Communications - (King Classic)
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