"From the Wright Brothers to modern aircraft, Dr. Aviation held the attention of our students and our staff. We all learned so much from the course. It’s the next best thing to actually flying!"

Dr. Samuel R Ronicker, Director, Operation Rebirth, St. Paris, Ohio

We Make The Complex World Of Aviation Simple.

Aviation is fun, but can seem overwhelming at the same time. Don’t worry, we break it down for you.

Come along as we discover the secrets of flight, investigate famous aircraft mishaps, and meet the Who’s Who of the flying world. Ride along as we explore some of the most important airplanes ever built. Find out how you can be a part of it all.

By registering for this course, you will gain more knowledge and confidence about these topics:

Modules and Lessons Covered

  • Session 1: The Aviation System (Notable Innovator: The Wright Brothers & Legendary Aircraft/Event: First Flight at Kitty Hawk)
  • Session 2: The Major Components Of The Aircraft (Notable Innovator: Chuck Yeager I & Legendary Aircraft/Event: P-51)
  • Session 3: Axes & Forces (Notable Innovator: Chuck Yeager II & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Breaking the Sound Barrier)
  • Session 4: Why an Aircraft Flies (Notable Innovator: Amelia Earhart & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Earhart Round the World Flight)
  • Session 5: Why an Aircraft Turns, Pitches and Slides (Notable Innovator: Daniel Bernoulli & Legendary Aircraft/Event: UAL Flight 232 Incident)
  • Session 6: The Secrets Of Radar (Notable Innovator: Kelly Johnson & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Stealth Fighter)
  • Session 7: The Air Traffic Cops (Notable Innovator: Neil Armstrong & Legendary Aircraft/Event: First Flight to the Moon)
  • Session 8: Keep ‘Em Flying: Aircraft Maintenance – Propeller Engines (Notable Innovator: Nate Saint & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Cessna 172)
  • Session 9: Keep ‘Em Flying: Aircraft Maintenance – Jet Engines (Notable Innovator: Build Your own Airplane Kits & Legendary Aircraft/Event: F-14 Tomcat)
  • Session 10: The City in and of Itself: Running a Large Airport (Notable Innovator: Dutch Kindelberger & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Boeing 747)
  • Session 11: The Small Airport and Running an FBO (Notable Innovator: Charles Lindbergh & Legendary Aircraft/Event: First Transatlantic Flight)
  • Session 12: Flying in the Clear and Not so Clear Air: VMC and IMC (Notable Innovator: How to become a pilot & Legendary Aircraft/Event: JFK Jr. Crash)
  • Session 13: Important Pilot Instruments – Attitude Indicator (Notable Innovator: Tex Johnston & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Eastern 401 Everglades Incident)
  • Session 14: Important Pilot Instruments – Airspeed Indicator (Notable Innovator: Edgar Schmued & Legendary Aircraft/Event: UAL Flight 173 Incident)
  • Session 15: Other Aviation Ships: Gliders, Helicopters, Airships (Notable Innovator: John Gillespie Magee Jr & Legendary Aircraft/Event: Hindenburg Blimp Incident)

"With so much reading, we’ve actually decided to count at least some of it towards credit in Literature."

Meg, Homeschool Educator.

Bonus: Register before September 1st and you'll receive:

  • A FREE seat to a LIVE zoom call with Dr. Aviation himself on September 9th @ 12:00 noon Eastern Time.
  • Entry into a drawing for a free T-shirt and a cool model airplane to one randomly selected attendee.

"I especially enjoyed the historical segments and found Doctor Aviation to be a very good story teller…

We found the extra resources to be very helpful because we love this type of learning style, where we are encouraged to dig deeper…"

Teresa, Homeschool Educator, Sheep Rancher, North Dakota.

Dr. Aviation is the world's best educational resource for life-long learners interested in aviation.

"Doctor Aviation is a perfect program for anyone interested in aviation."

Colin, CAP member, Oklahoma

"Doctor Aviation was the best program I have ever used."

Maggie, Age:16, Homeschooled, Indiana