Course detail

Theoretical Study PPL

FSI-0P1Acad. year: 2020/2021

Learning outcomes of the course unit The subject acquaints the student with the initial theoretical knowledge for obtaining a private pilot license. These are the issues of aerodynamics and flight mechanics, navigation, radionavigation, meteorology, operating procedures, communications, aircraft design, aircraft instruments and human performance.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Certificate of completion of theoretical training.


High school level knowledge of mathematics and physics is demanded.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught in the form of lectures, which are an explanation of the basic principles and theories of the discipline.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Conditions for granting the credit:
- at least 80% attendance at lectures,
- at least 75% of correct answers in the written test.
The classification is governed by the ETCS rules.

Course curriculum

Not applicable.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Theoretically prepare a student to pass the examinations at the Civil Aviation Authority to obtain a private pilot license (PPL).

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is compulsory and is reported in the class book of the flight school.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Kolektiv: Učebnice pilota, Svět křídel, Cheb, 2003, ISBN 80-85280-89-2 (CS)

Recommended reading

Theoretical Knowledge Manual, Jeppesen GmBH, Frankfurt,2001, Second Edition (EN)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-PRP , 1. year of study, summer semester, elective

  • Programme B-PRP-P Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, elective

Type of course unit



39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Aerodynamics
2. Flight mechanics
3. Aircraft construction
4. Aviation meteorology
5. Navigation
6. Radionavigation
7. Human limitations and performance
8. Aircraft instruments
9. ATC procedures
10. Operating procedures
11. Communication
12. Flight planning and execution
13. Test