The Gleim Private Pilot Syllabus is a step-by-step lesson plan for your private pilot training. This book presents a complete ground and flight training course of study designed to expedite completion of your private pilot certificate.

Each ground and flight lesson directs you to a specific chapter or page to read in the Gleim Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test, Pilot Handbook, Private Pilot Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep, and/or FAR/AIM books. This cross-referencing allows you to review the material beforehand and be thoroughly prepared for each lesson.


  • Save time and money by studying the specific pages/chapters appropriate to your lesson before each flight
  • Ensure thorough understanding with stage and end-of-course knowledge tests
  • Format complies with 14 CFR Part 61 and Part 141, making it perfect for both independent CFIs and flight schools

Table of Contents

Airplane(s) Worksheet
Local Airport(s) Worksheet
Private Pilot Syllabus Ground and Flight Lesson Sequence and Times

Private Pilot Ground Training Syllabus Airplane Single-Engine Land
Private Pilot Flight Training Syllabus Airplane Single-Engine Land

Presolo Knowledge Test
Stage One Knowledge Test
Stage Two Knowledge Test
End-of-Course Knowledge Test

Introductory Flight Log Sheet

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