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Practical Risk Management For Pilots

Online single subject Take-Off Course

85% of General Aviation Accidents Can Be Prevented ... Including Yours

You can never completely eliminate the risks, but in a little over 1 hour, King Schools innovative safety course for pilots will teach you the procedures and techniques that you need to manage aviation risks effectively. You'll be able to assess and manage risks confidently ... leading to safer flying and more fun in the cockpit.
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  • This course is mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study
50 Minutes

Fly Safer and Save Money
If you are like most pilots, flying an airplane is about as good as it gets ... fun, exhilarating, challenging and even empowering ... but as you know, there are safety risks in flying.
The First Course in The Series
The Practical Risk Management Series of courses has changed the way thousands of pilots manage their flight risks, and according to our partner, Avemco Insurance it has made a significant reduction in aviation accidents. We recommend that every pilot start with the benchmark course, Practical Risk Management For Pilots.
This Course Covers...
  • Admit the Risks and Manage Them
  • PAVE Your Way To A Safe Flight
  • Use CARE In The Air
  • Using Practical Risk Management Successfully
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Save Money On Your Avemco Insurance Policy

Each Practical Risk Management course qualifies for the same great 5% Avemco Premium Credit as the original Practical Risk Management For Pilots. Please contact Avemco for all the program details.
The Story Behind the Avemco Safety Rewards Program and the Practical Risk Management For Pilots courses
In October 2002, Jim Lauerman, the Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Avemco Insurance Company, wrote to John King enthusiastically endorsing an article in Flying magazine about risk management that featured an interview with John.

That letter, and the discussions that followed, led to the development of the first Practical Risk Management For Pilots course that is changing the way general aviation thinks about, and teaches, risk management. The course is a runaway best seller and has received widespread acclaim from the general aviation press, and from such significant institutions as the FAA and the Medallion Foundation. It was cited as a significant contribution when John King was recently awarded the Excellence in Pilot Training Award by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). Most important, KING customers have written, over and over again, that the course has made them better pilots, their flying less stressful and more fun, and, in some cases, it saved their lives.

Based on the courses value and importance to pilots, we have expanded the Practical Risk Management Series. These courses focus on critical decisions and techniques that come into play on virtually every flight.

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King Schools has provided training to more than half the pilots in the United States!

  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 50 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
Course Completion Review
Warren R. 04/06/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
Great tools to use!
This course reviews the risks associated with flying, and provides you with applicable tools and checklists every pilot should adhere to to reduce the number of GA accidents in the United States. Flying is a whole lot of fun, but can also be quite dangerous if you don’t know how to manage risks!
Thomas P. 03/18/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
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Richard A. 03/04/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
Great reminder of the risks
The risk courses are good reminders to put flying safety first, always give yourself multiple alternative courses of action and don't try to push beyond your capabiities.
John M. 03/03/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
Course Completion Review
Very helpful. There is so much more to learn than just piloting an airplane.
Thomas G. 02/01/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
Course Completion Review
Very good advice in this one.
Robert M. 01/19/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
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EDUARDO M. 01/10/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
Course Completion Review
All encompassing videos
Bryce S. 01/08/2024
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
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Good info
John B. 12/13/2023
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
Found it to be very practical
I found the materials to be very useful and practical.  I will take this advice to fly and everything I do.
Rajasekhar L. 12/08/2023
Practical Risk Management For Pilots
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