Programs

Aviation Field Trips

Throughout its history, GKWFA has taken dozens of aviation career field trips to local airports and businesses.  Students have explored careers in Aviation Flight, Aviation Management, the Coast Guard, Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, Aircraft Production, Aerospace Engineering, and many others. GKWFA seeks to bridge the gap between the “real world” and the education world […]

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Flight Training

Once they have completed the basic and advanced ground and simulator courses, students are are well ahead of the curve with regard to flight knowledge, procedures, flight skills, and aircraft performance.   Having demonstrated the necessary determination and commitment, students are eligible to begin actual career flight training and to apply for financial aid to help […]

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Introductory Flight Lesson

Each student enrolled in our flight program has the opportunity to embark on their first flight lesson in a small aircraft at no charge to the student. During the lesson, the student does most of the taxiing and flying, allowing them to apply the skills they have learned on the PC-simulators in the real aircraft. […]

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Simulator Training

PC-simulated flight instruction is offered in tandem with the Private Pilot and Instrument Pilot ground training to prepare students for careers in flight.  The greatest benefit of training extensively using PC-flight training devices for simulated flight training is that it greatly reduces the time and cost required to learn maneuvers during actual flight training.  Students […]

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Ground School

GKWFA offers licensed ground training for the Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Certificate, and Flight Instructor Certificate. As a foundation of the program, GKWFA offers a comprehensive private pilot ground school training to its students.  Aircraft equipment, airframe components, flight dynamics, plotting courses, calculating descent and climb rates, and learning emergency procedures are […]

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