Your virtual flight school.

FirstFlight® Private Pilot Course

FirstFlight online lessons show you how to fly the airplane and develop the skills you need to become a private pilot with practical, task-specific instruction. FirstFlight online flight lessons and features fully prepare you to take to the skies with a local flight instructor. Start Learning to Fly Today!


Explore the FirstFlight® pilot glossary, trip cost calculator, flight training cost calculator, career tracks, Cessna 152 checklist, FAA Practical Test Standards, and Private Pilot Requirements. Public access to these tools are provided to guests at no charge.

Flight School Directory

Find flight schools using the FirstFlight® interactive flight school directory. Browse schools near you by category of flight training provided.


Share your training and piloting experiences with others in the FirstFlight web forum. Requires forum registration to post and is available to all users and guests.

Pilot Shop

We've found our favorite products and made them conveniently available in the FirstFlight store. Shop for navigation tools, headsets, books, and more.


Read posts from FirstFlight® bloggers on the subjects of flight training, aviation and more.