Aviation

Pilot in trainingAre you ready to take flight with a new career?

Aviation Ground School, an introductory course for private or commercial pilots, is offered through Harper College by the Illinois Aviation Academy (IAA).

Take your first step toward becoming a pilot and explore aerodynamics, flight controls, airport and airspace awareness, and basic meteorology. Learn through lecture, computer animated presentations, and group participation. Field trips to DuPage Airport allow students to tour an active control tower, work with operational aircraft, and fly a flight simulator.

Trainer aircraftSuccessful course completion prepares you to take the private pilot written exam and continue your ground and flight training with IAA.

  • FAA computerized testing is available on-site.
  • Complete a bachelor's degree and meet your flying goals in as little as two years through an education partnership with Utah Valley State University (uvu.edu).

Register for Aviation Ground School using Course Number LPA 0491.

Register for Fall Class