A Brief Introduction to Aviation

A Beginners Aviation Course
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (226 ratings)
2,123 students
41min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

An introduction in various aviation topics
A basic introduction to Airframes.
A basic introduction to Aircraft Engines
A basic introduction to some Aircraft Systems (Eletrical and Induction)
A basic introduction to Theory of Flight
A basic introduction to Flight Instruments
A basic introduction to Aviation Meteorology


  • No prerequisite requirements. This course is designed for the beginner.


In 'A Brief Introduction to Aviation', we'll have a detailed look at how various aviation pilot topics, including: Airframes, Engines, and Systems; Theory of Flight; Flight Instruments; and Meteorology.

The course contains primarily videos to ease learning. The videos are easy to comprehend and to the point. Additionally, various animations and graphics are used throughout the course.

At the end of the course, you'll have a general understanding of entry-level aviation topics. This will provide you with a foundation for enrolling in pilot ground school and flight training.

Aviation globally is showing significant growth recently. Now is a great time to consider if a career in aviation is for you. Enrolling in this course is a great place to start to see if the content interests you. Aviation is a beautiful career to consider, it will build your self confidence in that you will do challenging tasks, meet interesting people and get to see place you may have not otherwise.

The course is presented by Pilot Effect, we strive to offer quality education that is quick and easy to understand and retain. Pilot Effect offers clear to the point content with to the point visuals. Invest in yourself, take a chance and enjoy the course.

Who this course is for:

  • Anybody interested in aviation.


Flight Instructor and Airline Pilot
Mario Sabogal
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 284 Reviews
  • 2,696 Students
  • 2 Courses

My name is Mario Sabogal. I have a Degree in business. Additionally, I worked over 12 years as a civilian and military flight instruction doing initial flight training and aerobatics instruction and flown as an airline pilot. Furthermore, I am a programmer and visual designer. I program in C# and my visual design work is done in Adobe Suite and Blender 3D.

Instructor at StillKinetic.com.
Steve Pomroy
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 284 Reviews
  • 2,705 Students
  • 2 Courses

Steve Pomroy holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering.  With over 20 years and 6,000 hours of flying time, most of his professional experience is as a pilot.  He's currently employed as a Captain flying a Dash-8-Q400 aircraft at a regional airline in Canada.

Steve's teaching background includes three years teaching Mechanical Engineering at an international college in the Middle East, and many years (and thousands of flight hours!) as a flight instructor, both civilian and military.

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