Our PPL(A) ground course takes place once a week in Brussels on Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. They are given in English by the founder of the school, Cedric Collette, who is Head of Training and Chief Flight Instructor.
You will take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities such as PowerPoint presentations and other aviation pedagogic tools, and learn in a friendly atmosphere.
Registration to our theory classes also gives you access to our e-Learning Platform, a unique interface to follow online your theory and flight training progression.
Registration fees for the theory training are 645€ VAT included.
The complete syllabus (official EASA programme) is divided as follows:
1. Principles of flight
How and why does an airplane fly? What are the ailerons for, the flaps for, etc.
2. Aircraft general knowledge
How do the instruments, the engine, the propeller work…
3. Performance and flight preparation
Calculate your take-off and landing distances, your fuel consumption. Mass and balance calculations.
4. Airlaw and ATC procedures
Rules of the air, rules of priority, airspace organisation, etc.
5. Operational procedures
The most pragmatic aspects of airlaw.
Learn to talk to the control tower by using the appropriate phraseology.
7. Human performances and limitations
How the human body and mind work from an aeronautical point of view.
Learn how to travel from place to place in an airplane. Calculate your heading, your drift, your ground speed, etc.
Wind, clouds... The weather will not have any secrets for you anymore.
The course will be completed in 8 months in average. What you study in the classroom will be put into practice during your flight lessons.