Aviation theory subjects


The aviation industry offers exciting opportunities for young professionals who want a career that is rewarding and exciting. The technical aspects of aviation mean students should be prepared to study hard to establish an in-depth knowledge of aviation. Aspiring pilots must pass theory subjects by a minimum of 70% in the examinations conducted by CAA. 

Listed below are subjects required for the Private Pilot License:


Learn how to demonstrate knowledge of meteorology for private aircraft operations.


Learn how to demonstrate aviation legislation,  general operation, and flight rules.


Learn about human performance and human limitations in both air and on the ground.


Learn the fundamentals of air navigation, aeronautical maps and charts, and flight planning.


Learn aircraft technical knowledge for use in a private aircraft operation


Learn the knowledge of basic radio wave propagation and radio equipment and its use for aircraft operations.

IAANZ is proud to bring to you an eLearning course designed and developed by Industry professionals and subject matter experts. Our online environment and resources can help you prepare for your PPL theory examinations with Aviation Services Limited (ASL). These will count towards gaining a New Zealand Private Pilot Licence, provide you a taste of the aviation world, and if required, credits towards your NCEA.

Educational e-learning professionals and qualified pilots design our e-learning courses. Each PPL subject is split into sections and lessons with theory material covering the CAA syllabus, video footage, and photo imagery to ensure you are kept engaged. Start your pilot training from home RIGHT NOW with IAANZ. Click here to start your journey into the aviation industry: https://flighttraining.co.nz/ 

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