Salt Lake Flight Training & Lessons

Private Pilot

We offer Private Pilot training in an exclusive one-on-one environment. We specialize in adapting your training to fit with the demands of business travel. We also excel at helping you take full advantage of the private aviation world. Earn your license while traveling for work or enjoyment. Explore the areas that surround Salt Lake.

Instrument Rating

Learn to use all of the features and advanced technology that the Cirrus Aircraft offer. Take your training to the next level and break into the Flight Levels above 18,000 feet. This rating will lower your insurance premiums, but, more importantly, help you become a safer pilot.

Commercial Rating

For the avid pilot who’s looking for the next challenge. Learn new maneuvers, hone the current ones you know to tighter tolerances and increase your knowledge of the aviation world.

Cirrus Specific Courses:

Transition Training Course

The Transition course is designed for licensed pilots who wish to fly a Cirrus aircraft. The course focuses on mastering aircraft control, engine management, use of avionics, use of autopilot, and important emergency/abnormal situations in VFR conditions. Completing the Transition Training course satisfies most insurance requirements or aircraft checkout procedures for pilots new to Cirrus aircraft.

Instrument Procedures Course

The Cirrus Perspective Instrument Procedures Course is designed as a follow-on to the Transition Training Course. This course is the "next step" in every instrument rated Cirrus pilot's learning path.

The course includes several interactive video lessons that will give you a thorough overview of instrument approach procedures and best practices as they relate to flying your Perspective equipped Cirrus

Cirrus Icing Awareness Course

This online course will prepare you for the challenges of flying into known icing conditions (FIKI). The course provides an overview of the TKS anti-ice system, proper operating procedures, and 3 scenarios that follow flights into various types of icing conditions.

This training course will satisfy the following POH Limitation for the Known Icing System:

Pilot Qualification and Training
The pilot-in-command must successfully complete the Cirrus Icing Awareness Course or a Cirrus Design approved equivalent training course, within the preceding 24 months prior to Flight Into Forecast or Known Icing Conditions.

Landing Standardization Course

This short course will focus on improving the skills required to perform successful and safe approaches and landings. This training is considered ‘no jeopardy’, meaning it is not pass or fail but an opportunity to develop and hone landing skills. An estimated 1. 0 – 1. 5 flight hours will be required for completion of this syllabus.


 

Avionics Differences Training

The Cirrus Perspective Avionics Differences course is designed for Cirrus pilots transitioning to a different avionics package, the Avionics Differences course is focused on skill development in these areas; PFD and MFD interpretation, Understanding differences in flight management systems, Autopilot usage, Systems differences, Navigation in the VFR environment, Traffic and terrain awareness.

• Note •
Typical course duration is one day. Advanced Avionics Differences (IFR) training requires enrollment into the Cirrus Perspective Instrument Procedures Course.

Airframe and Powerplant Differences Training

The Powerplant and Airframe Differences course is designed to build upon the Cirrus-specific knowledge and experiences you have amassed while focusing on; Operational differences between power-plants and airframes including performance and handling differences, High-altitude flight if upgrading to a turbo or turbo-normalized engine, Engine management for all phases of flight, Developing a solid foundation of aircraft systems knowledge highlighting the power plant and electrical power generation, Managing a higher performance aircraft, Landing and maneuvering your new aircraft safely, consistently and confidently

Recurrent Training – 4 different courses

CAPS Course - The Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) is an integral part of any Cirrus. Before operating a Cirrus Aircraft, the pilot should receive CAPS specific training. A Cirrus Pilot should review CAPS deployment procedures and scenarios on a yearly basis by completing this course.

90 Day Refresher Course - Complete this course 90 days after transition training to review and fine tune the skills learned during transition training.

IFR Recurrent Training Course (Schedule A) - A Cirrus Pilot should complete recurrent training every six months. This course will increase your proficiency and comfort level when operating your Cirrus Aircraft in the IFR environment. This course should be alternated every six months with the Perspective VFR Recurrent Training Course.

VFR Recurrent Training Course (Schedule B) - Cirrus Pilots should complete recurrent training every six months. This VFR course will review VFR and Cirrus Aircraft Parachute System (CAPS) operations. If qualified, this course should be alternated every six months with the Perspective IFR Recurrent Training Course.

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