Online Ground School Courses for Pilots & Drone Operators


Online Ground School Courses

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Pilot Institute's Online Ground School Courses

Welcome to River Town Aviation, LLC, your trusted local partner in aviation training and now your go-to source for authentic Online Ground School Courses. Located at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport in Williamstown, WV, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with the trustworthy experts at Pilot Institute.

Why Pilot Institute

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Our Online Ground School Courses

Taught by experts, focused on outcomes.

Our courses are endorsed by FAA Certified Flight Instructors, ensuring you receive an extensive and authentic training experience. Whether you’re an aspiring commercial or private pilot or a drone enthusiast ready to take it to the next level, our online ground school courses offer you the tools and knowledge you need to succeed.

Private Pilot Made Easy

Unlock 35 hours of in-depth video lessons and resources, ensuring you're well-prepared for your private pilot test.

What You'll Learn...

  • 35 hours of short, easy-to-watch videos
  • 44-page cheat sheet, virtual airspace, and scenario-based training
  • Modern animations to help you understand complex aviation systems
  • Instructor endorsement included in the course
  • Lifetime access to keep your aviation knowledge up-to-date
Checkride Made Easy

Dive into essential tips from a Designated Pilot Examiner and master everything you need to ace your checkride with confidence.

What You'll Learn...

  • Get advice directly from a Designated Pilot Examiner
  • 3 hours of short, easy-to-watch videos
  • A list of essential components to bring on the day of your checkride
  • Learn common mistakes pilots make and how to avoid them
Instrument Rating Made Easy

Navigate through 20 hours of content, animations, and graphics, designed to help you earn your Instrument Rating seamlessly.

What You'll Learn...

  • 20 hours of short, easy-to-watch videos
  • Guaranteed to pass the test or receive $175 and a full refund
  • Beautiful animations and graphics to help you understand navigation and weather patterns
  • Free Instructor Endorsement
Part 107 Made Easy

Prepare for the FAA exam with 15 hours of content, flashcards, quizzes, and a cheat sheet, ensuring you're test-ready.

What You'll Learn...

  • 15 hours of short, easy-to-watch videos
  • Flashcard app, scenario-based training, and interactive airspace models
  • 12-page cheat sheet to help you prepare for the FAA exam
  • Optional 2-week program to keep you on track
  • Offline and mobile access to the course
  • Unlimited practice exams and 20 quizzes with over 350 questions
Drone Business Made Easy

Step into the world of drone entrepreneurship with 7 hours of video instruction, assignments, and a business plan template to launch your venture.

What You'll Learn...

  • 7 hours of step-by-step video instruction
  • 25 assignments to easily create a strong business plan
  • Free business plan template included
  • Taught by an experienced aviation business owner
Drone Photography Made Easy

Elevate your drone photography and videography skills with 11 hours of comprehensive instruction, taking you from beginner to pro.

What You'll Learn...

  • 11 hours of step-by-step video instruction
  • Everything you need to go from a beginner to a professional in drone photography
  • 2 courses bundled together: learn photography & videography in one place