Browse the list below for links to Electronic Logbooks, Online Groundschool’s and Test-Prep software for both US and International Pilots. We’ll constantly update these resources as you send in your recommendations and suggestions, so make sure you check back often! This page contains some affiliate links. If you purchase a product through one of them, we may receive a commission (at no additional cost to you). Thank you for your support!

Rod Machado Learning Center

Books, Audiobooks, Ebooks, Elearning and Video. Whatever format you’re looking for Rod Machado has it.

He’s been teaching flying since 1973 and he’s got way more products than I can list here.

The Instrument and Flight Instructor courses are especially valuable along with his free CFI teaching tools

Check them all out here

FAA Ground School and Test Prep

FAA Written Test Preparation

FAA Knowledge Test Prep available for Windows PCs, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Android, and MP3/Digital Audio.

  • Unlike books and DVDs, this software updates itself using the built-in self-update feature. So, you’ll always have the latest and greatest available study material.

Select from:

  • Private
  • Commercial
  • ATP
  • Instrument
  • Flight Instructor
  • Drone Pilot
  • Sport Pilot
  • Flight Engineer
  • Aircraft Mechanic/A&P

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FAA Practical Test Oral Exam

Whether it’s your initial private pilot helicopter or an advanced rating or certificate, RideReady has thousands of questions drawn from pilot checkride de-briefings and examiner interviews as well as from FAA and other source material, that will get you up to speed in the necessary knowledge areas of your checkride.

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International Ground School and Test Prep

Transport Canada Theory Exam Prep

  • PSTAR )Student Pilot Permit or Private Pilot Licence for Foreign and Military Applicants, Aviation Regulation Examination, the computer code for which is PSTAR).
  • Private
  • Instrument
  • Canada to USA Licence Conversion

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EASA Theory Exam Prep

Our EASA (formerly known as JAA) theory exam preparation products feature actual highly representative EASA CQB questions that pilots can use to supplement their classroom or independent study. Our theory exam preparation apps are available with a lifetime license (no expiration date!) 

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Flight Simulator Software

X-Plane 11

X-Plane 11 is the world’s most comprehensive and powerful flight simulator for personal computers, and it offers the most realistic flight model available. X-Plane is not a game, but an engineering tool that can be used to predict the flying qualities of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft with incredible accuracy. X-Plane includes 19 aircraft in the default installation, spanning the aviation industry and its history. The full scenery package covers the Earth in stunning resolution from 74° north to 60° south latitude and includes over 34,000 airports.

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Electronic Logbook


  • Highly Customizable electronic logbook
  • Multi platform, (online logbook), Safelog for PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad, Android, and more
  • Signature Pad! (select mobile versions, including iPad™/iPhone™ and Android™) 
  • FAA Currency Tracking
  • Separate versions for FAA, EASA/JAA, CAA, Canadian and Australian users.
  • Manage Pilot/Medical Certificates and Ratings
  • Built-in Aircraft Types – Thousands of Built-in Aircraft Types Make Data entry easy!
  • Safelog features more report and printout styles than any other eLogbook. 
  • For European / EASA / JAR-FCL pilots, Safelog can analyze your block times and graphically provide planning information to help you stay within legal limits. 

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Drone School

Drone Pilot School

Drone Pilot Ground School is an online test prep course for commercial drone pilots looking to pass the FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test for a Remote Pilot Certificate.

Drone Pilot School includes:

  • Flight Proficiency Training. While flight proficiency isn’t required by the FAA, we hold our students to a higher standard. Receive a Drone Pilot Ground School diploma when you pass our flight proficiency challenge.
  • Money-Back Guarantee. We’ll cover your testing fee (normally $150) if you don’t pass the FAA test after taking our course. With our 99%+ success rate, this rarely happens, but we have your back in case it does.
  • Lifetime Access. To keep your license, you’ll need to pass a recurrent FAA knowledge test every 24 months. Our students get lifetime access to our online training course, which we update regularly with the industry.

For a quick overview see the video below