Wingman Course

Passenger emergency preparedness training

What is the Wingman Course?

Sun City Aviation Academy is proud to offer a unique and invaluable program known as the Wingman Course. Designed for family members, friends, and loved ones of pilots, this course empowers individuals with essential knowledge and skills to become trusted companions during flights. Whether you're a spouse, a close friend, or a family member of a pilot, the Wingman Course equips you with the confidence and competence to assist in case of emergencies or unforeseen situations in the air.

This comprehensive program covers a wide range of topics, including flight safety procedures, emergency communication, and basic aircraft handling. Participants will learn about aircraft systems, emergency checklists, and the principles of safe aviation. Sun City's experienced instructors guide you through hands on training, ensuring you have the practical skills necessary to assist during any challenging scenario. With the Wingman Course, you'll become a valuable asset in the cockpit when your pilot is flying.

What to Expect

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The Wingman Course at Sun City Aviation Academy offers a well structured and engaging learning experience. Participants can expect classroom instruction and hands on training. In the classroom, you'll delve into critical topics such as aviation safety procedures, aircraft systems, and emergency protocols. Our skilled instructors will provide comprehensive insights into how to handle various in flight scenarios, emphasizing how to communicate with air traffic control.

Participants will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with aircraft controls and instruments, giving them a practical understanding of the aircraft environment. Hands on exercises and simulations will prepare you for real world scenarios, allowing you to practice emergency response procedures, radio communication, and basic flight maneuvers. You'll learn the basics of how to land in the unfortunate case that your pilot becomes incapacitated. Taking this course is a great overview for those who are not necessarily looking to become pilots, but have family or friends that are pilots and want to be provided with additional crew resources in the case of emergencies.

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At Sun City Aviation Academy, we are dedicated to training you into a capable, adaptable, proficient, and safe pilot.

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