There is a lot to learn and get familiar with when choosing to be a pilot. The Student Hub is meant to be a central location that provides our students guidance, helpful information and resources they will need to successfully accomplish their flight training goals.
Managing expectations from the beginning provides a strong foundation for what’s to come.
A committed student works hard and is loyal to their aviation goal. Consistently and positively give your time, focus and energy to your flight training.
Be on time for your lessons. Show up prepared. Be consistent. Maintain your schedule as timely and accurately as possible. Everyone’s time is valuable.
Flight Training is not just about going up. Ground knowledge is as important to your success.
Pay Attention and Ask Questions as Much as Possible
Everyone brings a different perspective, knowledge, experience and wisdom to the school.
Don’t Be Shy
Engage with other students and instructors. Everyone now has a lot in common.
Treat everyone with courtesy, respect and dignity.
With your CFI. With our Chief Flight Instructor. With our Front Desk Manager. With our General Manager. Ideas, questions, concerns. We want to hear it.
Piedmont Flight Training has instituted an orientation for incoming students to ease the transition into flight training.
Every student is expected to complete the Orientation prior to beginning their flight training. The time is meant to educate, familiarize and help the student to feel comfortable and confident about their training at PFT. Each student can expect to cover the following:
The flight school uses Flight Circle as its Scheduling system. You can create your user profile and have the flexibility to schedule your lessons according to you and your instructors availability.
There’s plenty of information that’s helpful for the student to know from the beginning.
A student’s first solo is a pivotal time in their flight training.
One of the most common questions students ask is “WHEN CAN I SOLO?”
Flight training is not just about flying. Ground training is an integral part of pilot certification courses. Reading, studying and reviewing the student materials, in addition to classroom ground lessons is essential to your success.
Your Private Pilot Textbook is your primary source for your initial study and review. The textbook chapters are references for each ground lesson. The text contains complete and concise explanations of the fundamental concepts and ideas that every pilot needs to know.
Part of your Private Pilot Certification requires passing an FAA written exam. Think of ground training as a home study course as well.
Information on the Bachelor of Science in Aviation is available at Liberty.edu.
The following courses are offered within the Bachelor of Science in Aviation program;
* Courses noted with the asterisk (*) above are the only courses authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) for application of GI Bill® and/or VA funding by Web Enabled Approved Management System (“WEAMS”) institutions.
Military and Veterans Benefits
Liberty University is proud to serve the men and women of the U.S. military and offers the following benefits:
Piedmont Flight Training takes concerns about COVID-19 very seriously. Our number one priority is the safety of all students and staff. We have been proactive in educating our students and staff in reference to healthy protective measures and will expend every effort to continue to do our part in the protection of public health and follow appropriate guidance as necessary from the CDC and NC government authorities.