AOPA Distinguished Flight Instructor, Ground School Doctor (PhD, AGI, IGI)

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Rachael Webster

Would you like a check up for your ground knowledge? Call the Ground School Doctor!

I am an AOPA Distinguished Flight Instructor and UC Berkeley Honored Instructor who has been in Bay Area science education for over 15 years and loves teaching people of all ages from 5-65. At almost 40, I started to fly because I wanted to push myself out of my comfort zone, meet new people, and wear cool sunglasses. Being an adult learner presented many challenges and I struggled, but I kept at it and have become an instrument-rated commercial pilot and multiple aircraft owner (Cessna 172 and Citabria 7GCAA). If I can do it, you can too…the doctor is in and here to help you!

Personalized Ground Instruction: As a ground instructor, I will work with you one on one to be prepared for phase checks and checkrides by not only understanding the material, but also being able to speak it so you show up with confidence during the oral portion of your exams.

Ground School Instruction: Because I am a biology professor in real life and a teacher at heart, I couldn’t resist creating a live interactive online ground school course to help you gain the knowledge you need to pass the written test or dust off the rust after being away. When in my class, I work hard to:

MOTIVATE you to want to learn

ENCOURAGE you to ask any and all questions

CONNECT you to other student pilots

EMPOWER you to become a knowledgeable pilot

Ground School Reviews:

“Rachael is an energetic and engaging teacher. It’s great to have real-time interaction with a teacher who will explain things in different ways until you get it. I absolutely recommend her class over the  other online ground school courses out there.”

-Tim, Software Engineer

“Rachael is an ACE at teaching ground school to Student Pilots. She uses humor and patience to make learning a complicated subject both attainable and enjoyable! I highly recommend this class to anyone looking for an engaging ground school.”

– Mike, CEO

I want to support you to achieve your dreams and goals, so let me know how I can be a part of your journey!