The latest innovation in glider pilot training from www.GLIDERBOOKS.com.
GLIDERBOOKS Academy delivers convenient, cost-effective, and high quality online aeronautical knowledge training.
Divided into short learning sections, study for 15 minutes or 5 hours anywhere you have an internet connection using a computer, tablet, or smart phone.
These highly structured, logically presented, and comprehensive online courses replace many hours of ground instruction.
Russell has a degree in aeronautical engineering and thousands of hours of flight and ground training experience.
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Russell has expanded on the material in his popular glider training book, Glider Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, to develop these in-depth, comprehensive on-line ground school courses. Using slides, videos, and animation, Russell presents the material in a way that promotes understanding, and provides students with a working knowledge of the concepts involved.
To be a safe pilot requires flight skills, knowledge, and good judgment. A pilot must have a working knowledge of the glider, its systems, and the environment in which it operates. Memorizing the material to pass the FAA Knowledge Test is not sufficient. These courses create a strong foundation to allow students to become safe and proficient pilots.
More courses will continue to be added as they are developed.