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Learn to Fly

Let Wings Over the Rockies help you on your path to becoming a pilot! Explore our ground schools below and learn the steps in getting your pilot certificate.

Introduction to Pilot Pathway

Intro Ground School - Wings Museum

Introduction to Pilot Pathway is a four-part workshop created to offer students ages 12-17 the basics of pilot training and inspire a love of flight.

The cost to attend Introduction to Pilot Pathway is $30. This fee provides the attendee with an annual “student membership” to Wings Over the Rockies. Museum members are FREE.

This course includes an introductory FLIGHT in a single-engine aircraft with a certified Colorado pilot. Flights will be individually scheduled at a later date, and will take place at Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight on the south side of Centennial Airport.

Content Includes:

  • Requirements to become a pilot
  • Aircraft parts and terms
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft systems and instruments
  • Airport signs and lighting
  • Airspace fundamentals

Sessions will resume summer of 2024.
Contact with any questions.
Formerly known as Introduction to Ground School

Private Pilot Ground School

Private Pilot Ground School - Wings Museum

For ages 15 and up who are ready to begin flight training, Private Pilot Ground School is a comprehensive course perfect for current and aspiring student pilots.

The 8-week Private Pilot Ground School will cover all the areas you will be tested on for your private pilot certificate, including air-space, aircraft systems, aerodynamics, cross country flight planning, weather and more. Instruction and assignments are provided by certified flight instructors.

Topics include:

  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Airports and Airspace
  • Flight Physiology
  • Performance Calculations
  • Navigation
  • And More!


Non-Member | $350.00 per registrant

Member | $300.00 per registrant

Currently, all sessions are full with a waitlist. To join the waitlist, please click here.