The Pilot’s Manual: Commercial Pilot Syllabus, Eighth Edition (PDF)
This is a PDF format (Adobe Acrobat) version of this syllabus.
This syllabus meets all Part 141 and 61 requirements and supplements the textbook, The Pilot's Manual: Ground School. The syllabus has been reviewed by the FAA, presents a fresh approach, and offers the most integrated, comprehensive, and simple flight and ground training program available. Flight lessons are presented side-by-side with coordinating ground lessons. Stage Exams included.
This syllabus offers many features and advantages:
- Based on The Pilot's Manual Series. Schools, instructors, or students can choose to supplement the program with other text, videos, etc. This allows freedom to teach or learn the material in the most effective way — on an individual basis.
- All Part 141 requirements have been met (see approval here) in a logical and user-friendly manner.
- Flight lessons are presented side-by-side with their coordinating ground lessons. This integrated approach provides the most efficient path to completion, and is easier to follow than separate ground and flight training programs.
- Flexible enough to be effective for all programs.
- Includes "Optional Reviews" in each stage, allowing the student to review material when necessary, yet still follow the syllabus and maintain progress.
- Includes instructor endorsements, stage exams, and airman certificate rating application and checkride checklist.
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