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VFR Cross-Country Flying

Online single-subject course

Clear flight training hurdles or sharpen your skills.

Get the real payoff from learning to fly. Filmed over majestic terrain, this step-by-step guide to planning & flying a fun, safe VFR cross-country trip is for seasoned & new pilots alike.
114 minutes
KTW318
$49

 
You'll learn hidden traps to avoid, tips to keep you out of trouble, how to make navigation easy, ways to obtain & evaluate weather while enroute, and a flight-tracking system—so you'll never get lost! Plus, learn the most important consideration & how to avoid the most dangerous mistake.
 
From checking the weather ahead, to selecting & using your Sectionals ... to identifying landmarks & checkpoints along the way ... this course gives you the "ultimate checklist" for efficient & effective cockpit management.
 
This Course Covers...
 
  • Selecting Your Airport Destination
  • Planning Your Trip
  • Plotting Your Route
  • Wind, Speed, Time & Fuel
  • Preflight WX & Flight Log
  • Loading, Performance, & Survival Planning
  • Takeoff & Initial Checkpoints
  • Checking Progress
  • Inflight WX & Arrival
 Enjoy lifetime course access and updates
This course is mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study

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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!
    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".
  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 114 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 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'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
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Very helpful and simple to understand. Thank you!
Warren P. 09/14/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Cross Country Fun
Great stuff, a prefect refresher and intro to cross country flying. Makes you want to go and reminds you of the best habits for accomplishing it.
William T. 09/09/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Good course
Good course
Derek W. 08/28/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Course Completion Review
Paul O. 08/27/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Awesome!
A little bit more involved to think about in this cross country planning course, but still written and executed in a manner which opens up the understanding of flight planning in an easy way to get the knowledge needed to be successful in writing up your own flight plan
Joseph B. 08/24/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
VFR cross country flying
very good
Jerry M. 08/19/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Course Completion Review
NIce, concise summary of cross-country flying for the novice.
William N. 08/15/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Course Completion Review
Great hints for cross country flying.
John O. 08/14/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Just the Best Course!
I have had the opportunity to try other online based courses and have yet to find a course that comes close to the King Schools. The Kings make the process enjoyable and practicable.  Hence, it's a must for an aviation enthusiast as me!
Nelson F. 08/08/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
Nice job!
Nice summary of cross country flight.
Bruce G. 08/06/2022
VFR Cross-Country Flying
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