Lesson Updates

Your work is done! We'll do the work to keep your lesson plans current! As changes are made, regulations are updated, or we make improvements to the lesson plans, they're all yours for free. Here's what's been in the works:

Recent Updates

May 2021

New Appendix with a Flight Review overview

New Appendix with Flight Review overview
Added BE 58 Systems lesson and Malfunctions lesson

Reorganized/updated Section VI lessons

ACS Reviews:
Aviation Weather portion of each ACS Review was updated to better match the CFII lesson information

March 2021

II.A. Aeromedical Factors - Reorganized/improved medical information
II.L. Nav Systems and Radar Svcs - Reorganized, Added DME, ADF, ADS-B Info
II.M. Logbook/Cert Endorsement - Added TSA endorsement & info on maintaining CFI cert
III.B. Weather Theory - Reorganized
Updated all stall lessons (XI.B-F, H) to a common stall recovery procedure

Reorganized, added pictures/links to all lessons in Section II and III
VIII.A & B. (Approaches) - Added Cold Weather Correction info/table

January 2021

Reorganized III.B. Weather Information to better follow the PTS
Added XPDR note to II.K. National Airspace System

Same as above (III.B. & II.K.)
Added Piper Aztec Systems lesson, and Malfunctions lesson

September 2020

Rewrote, reorganized, updated pictures for all lessons in sections II, III, V, XII, XIII, XIV

Aug 2020

Incorporated 2020 Aviation Instructor's Handbook changes into Section I. FOI
Added Generic Systems lesson plan
Rewrote all lessons in Section VI. Airport Operations

Instrument ACS:
Added instrument scan techniques to IV.A. Instrument Flight

July 2020

Rewrote all Takeoff, Landing, and Go-Around lessons, and all Fundamentals of Flight lessons
Removed NTAP information and replaced with new info
Incorporated other minor updates.

Removed NTAP references and replaced with new information/links

Rewrote all lessons in section VII, VIII, IX, X, and XI
Added Tecnam P2006T Operation of Systems lesson, and Malfunctions lesson
Removed NTAP references and replaced with new info

June 2020

Rewrote all Ground Reference Maneuver lessons, and Slow Flight, Stalls and Spins lessons
Added info on the GFA Tool

Added - PA-34-200T Systems lesson, and Malfunctions lesson

Added info and links to instructional videos and documents on the GFA Tool

Major FAA Updates we've Incorporated

  • ADS-B, TIS-B, FIS-B information
  • 2020 Aviation Instructor's Handbook
  • Discontinuation of NTAP
  • Transition to the ICAO Flight Plan
  • BasicMed 
  • Using a Driver's License as a Medical
  • Discontinuation of Flight Watch (122.0)
  • Updates to the Student Pilot Certificate
  • FAR Training updates for Technically Advanced Aircraft 

Coming Soon

  • Instructor's ACS Updates (when the ACS are released)
  • Additional Aircraft Systems (CFI and MEI)
  • More Links to make the Lessons more User Friendly
  • More Pictures, Reformatting Lesson Plans
  • FAA updates to the Private, Instrument, and Commercial ACS (annually)

Anyone owning our PTS lesson plans will be transitioned to the ACS lessons for free when the FAA releases the documents.

Getting the Updated Lesson Plans

Option one: Create an account and access the updated lessons at anytime through your account on our website.

Option two: We'll email a link when we've made a significant update (or multiple smaller updates).