Ace your FAA Private Pilot and/or Recreational Pilot written (knowledge) test! Spend less time studying and more time flying. GroundSchool is the smart pilot's secret for passing FAA knowledge (written) and is brought to you by Dauntless Aviation, the trusted leader in FAA written test prep.

GroundSchool is fully compatible with FAA ACS (Airman Certification Standards) and our editorial team is working to keep it so as ACS continues to evolve.


* Actual FAA Questions (ACS) Current and Valid for Right Now: What you see in the app is highly likely to be exactly what you see on the actual test. Use the program's built-in self-update feature to get the latest question set and illustrated explanations via the Internet.

* FREE UPDATES FOR LIFE: so that whenever you're ready to take the test, the app will be there to help you study (and then review later on). Unlike with books, which are getting out of date from the moment they are printed, update capability is built right into the app. So, when you receive this product, you will be able to update it with only a few clicks now and in the future and be sure that you are studying from the latest available questions.

* Detailed Explanations: Questions feature detailed, often illustrated explanations by our editorial team of professional pilots, mechanics, instructors, and examiners.

* All Charts and Figures Included - Everything that you need to reference for your test is included.

* Virtual E6B and Other Flight Computers / Calculators, Right on screen for convenient learning

* Intelligent grouping of questions by subject area and specific test: If you study with books, the questions for multiple tests are listed together, making it difficult to avoid studying material that does not apply to you. Our app separates this out, allowing you to concentrate only on those questions that you will likely be asked.

* Flexible Study and Simulated Test Modes: GroundSchool features multiple study and practice modes so that you can customize it to works best for you. It even features modes that emulate the software at the major FAA testing centers so that there will be no surprises there!

* Fits the Way You Want to Study: Regardless of whether you just want to memorize the questions quickly or you really want to learn the material deeply, GroundSchool can be configured to suit and is remarkably easy to use.

* Compatible with all FAA "ground school" classroom-based courses: If you're enrolled in a formal "ground school" at your FBO or college, this app will help you get to the head of the class.

This product will prepare you for any or all of the following test(s):

Private Pilot Airplane (PAR)
Private Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter (PRH)
Private Pilot Glider (PGL)
Private Pilot Balloon - Gas (PBG)
Private Pilot Balloon - Hot Air (PBH)
Private Pilot Rotorcraft Gyroplane (PRG)
Private Pilot Powered Parachute (PPP)
Private Pilot Weight Shift Control (PWS)
Private Pilot Lighter-than-Air (Airship) (PLA)
Recreational Pilot Airplane (RPA)
Recreational Pilot Helicopter (RPH)
Recreational Pilot Gyroplane (RPG)
Private Pilot Airplane / Recreational Pilot - Transition (PAT)
Private Pilot Helicopter / Recreational Pilot Transition (PHT)
Private Pilot Gyroplane / Recreational Pilot Transition (PGT)
Canadian Private Pilot to USA FAA Conversion (PCP)

Please double check to make sure you are getting the right product:

This is FAA Written (Knowledge) Test preparation app to help you prepare for aviation-related multiple-choice knowledge (computer-based written) tests given by the USA Federal Aviation Administration. This app will help you study for the FAA written (knowledge) tests listed elsewhere on this screen.

What's New

Version 9.2.7

- Minor bugs fixes

Ratings and Reviews

perfect app to study for your knowledge test

Pickles taste good

Worth every penny!

Very useful study tool

DC Qranky

I searched and reviewed several sources for home ground school study before settling on this program and I’m very satisfied. The structure of the program includes actual test questions that can be presented in a variety of ways. There are detailed explanations for every question which helps understand the questions rather than just relying on memorization. There are clear and descriptive graphics relevant to questions requiring visual aid. My one request is some sort of glossary or description of aviation terms that are new for people unfamiliar with these references (like me). I mentioned this to Customer Support and they immediately replied and thanked me for the suggestion. I checked with them a while later to find that they’re actually working on implementing a feature like this. A company that listens to its customers! That alone is worth the rating. Affordable, effective, responsive customer support. Thumbs up from me.

Extactly What I Need amazing Ground School Program


Finally a self paced Ground School that's put together exactly that way I wanted! I have evaluated (and purchased) other one’s but they were clumsy, difficult to navigate and the reference materials were in separate sections. Here it is laid out all together and I learned more here than on all the others combined in the first 2 hours! The learning style is perfect with all the different ways to deliver content. When having to look at charts, graphs or do calculations, all the tools built into the app make it easy and useful. There is even a built in E6B to use!

If you are working on your Private Pilot or just want to stay sharp. This is the app for you! Plus the price is amazing too!


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326.2 MB
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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