Reference Links Update

February 12, 2018

Your lesson plans now include links to each of the FAA's references listed in the PTS and ACS! As long as you have wifi or data, just tap the link to access the referenced document.

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NEW! The Backseat Pilot: Holds reference card

February 07, 2018

The Backseat Pilot: Holds Check out our newest Reference Card, The Backseat Pilot: Holds! Whether you're learning, teaching, or flying Holds, this reference card is your new personal Backseat Pilot for Holding. Only $5 for a limited time... 

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December Lesson Update

December 04, 2017

You should have an email with our latest updates to the CFI, CFII and MEI lessons! 

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CFI ACS Update

December 04, 2017

Just a heads up, last we heard the FAA was intending to release the CFI, CFII and MEI ACS around this time (December 2017). This has been changed to "in 2018."

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2017 ACS eBook Updates

June 17, 2017

We do the work to keep your lessons up to date! All of our ACS eBooks (Private, Instrument and the new Commercial eBook) have been updated to the new ACS documents released June 12, 2017. Log in to your account to access the downloads.

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ICAO Flight Plan and new ACS Updates!

May 18, 2017

Our lesson plans have been updated to reflect the FAA's change to the ICAO Flight Plan procedures (expected June 5th). And, with the release of the new Commercial, Private and Instrument ACS documents, we're working on new Commercial lessons and updating the Private and Instrument lesson plan eBooks!

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Our Newest Airman Certification Standards (ACS) Lessons

February 23, 2017 2 Comments

If you haven't noticed yet, our Private Pilot, and Instrument Rating ACS lessons are up (and on sale)! We also introduced an ACS eBook pack to include the Private, Instrument, and Commercial (when released by the FAA) lessons!

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Airman Certification Standards - The new PTS

October 28, 2016

Great news (finally)! The ACS lessons are written, it's just a matter of formatting, and making them look nice before they're up. Expect them next week!

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Airman Certification Standards - The new PTS

June 09, 2016 1 Comment

You've probably heard a lot about the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) that the FAA is releasing next week. Here are the basics!

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Welcome to The Backseat Pilot 2.0!

November 09, 2014 2 Comments

Thanks for checking out our new website! We hope you like the new setup. We made a lot of changes that we're excited about. Read more about them here...

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