BFC Ground School

Registration Form

When community interest rises and enough interest is generated, the Brookings Flying Club will hold a “ground school” course, which overs all the knowledge you will need to take your FAA written private pilot test. It includes knowledge such as aerodynamics, weather, and more. All BFC ground school is instructed and supervise by an FAA-certified instructor, and the instruction hours count towards the requirements for your private pilot’s license.

This course will teach you:
-basic aerodynamics
-aircraft systems
-flight instrumentation
-airport procedures and operations
-aircraft performance
-enroute flight, navigation
-communication procedures

This course will be twice a week for approximately 6 weeks. The number of individual participants signed up/committed will dictate/determine the location and time frame of the course. The cost of the ground school course is dependent upon the type of materials chosen by the participant. Prices for course materials range from $250.00 to $400.00. The ground school instruction is free. The course will be taught by a local certified flight instructor (CFI).

The next BFC ground school is currently scheduled for Spring 2017. 

Course fees do not include your FAA testing fee.

To register for ground school, please use the form at the bottom of this page.


Flight Training

Club instructors are available to help get you from layperson to pilot on a schedule that suits you. We’re available to help you with every step of the process.

If you’re considering becoming a pilot, joining the club is one of the best decisions you can make.

For more information about flight instruction, please click here and send a request.

Part 107 Drone Pilot Course


The BFC is currently considering offering a ground school for commercial drone licenses.

More information will be coming soon.

Registration Form

Use this form to register for a BFC ground school. After your submission, we will contact you with more information.

The instruction itself is free. Students will be required to have certain course materials, which you can either purchase on your own or directly from the Club.