How To Become A Pilot

Terms And Conditions Private Pilot Ground

1. General

User student or instructor is referred to in this text as any individual who visits Privatepilotground.com, uses Private Pilot Ground Services, or provides instruction on behalf of Private Pilot Ground. The privatepilotground.com (referred to in this text as “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by MAS Aviation LLC DBA Privatepilotground.com (“Private Pilot Ground”). Private Pilot Ground is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of privatepilotground.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.

2. Electronic Communications

Visiting privatepilotground.com or sending emails to Private Pilot Ground constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

3. Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services

Privatepilotground.com has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through any third party websites and webpages to which privatepilotground.com links, and that link to privatepilotground.com. Privatepilotground.com does not control such websites and webpages and is not responsible for their contents or their use. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by privatepilotground.com of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. By linking to a website or webpage, privatepilotground.com does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, trojan horses, logic bombs, and other material that is malicious or technologically harmful (collectively, the “Technologically Harmful Content”). Additionally, you agree not to introduce any Technologically Harmful Content to privatepilotground.com. Privatepilotground.com disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of third party websites and webpages.

3. Refund Policy

Private Pilot Ground provides refunds minus a 10% fee on all refunds. Refunds are pro-rated meaning students will be refunded for online classes not yet taken. Students will not be refunded for classes already accomplished or classes that the student missed. In addition, PPG request feedback from students to improve our service.

4. No Guarantee Of FAA Written Test Performance

Private Pilot Ground can not guarantee a certain test result on FAA written tests. It’s the responsibility of the student to study for the FAA written test. Students enrolled in a Private Pilot Ground class are eligible for an instructor endorsement upon submitting 3 practice tests with a score of 80% or higher to Private Pilot Ground.

5. Instructor Curriculums

Instructors may use whatever curriculum they desire as long as it has been approved by Private Pilot Ground. Instructors shall make sure curriculum is able to be used by the instructor for teaching purposes. 

6. Instructor Payment

Instructors will be paid in three payments throughout the entire course. Payments will be based on the number of students in the course and the instructors star rating. 

7. Instructor Star Rating

Private Pilot Ground uses a student based 5 star rating system to rate instructors. This star rating system dictates instructors pay and status with Private Pilot Ground. Private Pilot Ground reserves the right to remove instructors from the online platform for not following Private Pilot Ground Standards or for providing low quality instruction. For more information on the star rating contact Private Pilot Ground @ office@privatepilotground.com

8. Instructor Written Endorsements

Instructors agree to provide a signed instructor written endorsement certificate during instructor onboarding. Instructor agrees to allow Private Pilot Ground to distribute instructors endorsements to students who provide 3 practice test with a score of 80% or higher to Private Pilot Ground. Private Pilot Ground will share with the instructor the written test scores in addition to the endorsement released to the student.

9. Recording Of Classes

Private Pilot Ground may record lessons. By accepting these terms and conditions Instructor and student agrees to allow Private Pilot Ground to record classes and use recordings for future course development or marketing purposes. 

10. Marketing User Information

Users of Private Pilot Ground understand that any content provided through privatepilotground.com or through online meetings can be used by Private Pilot Ground for marketing purposes. This content can include form submissions, online meeting video recordings, and online meeting chats. User agrees to let Private Pilot Ground use the content for marketing purposes. 

11. Indemnification

Privatepilotground.com and user agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the other party from and against any loss, cost, or damage of any kind (including reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) to the extent arising out of its breach of this Agreement, and/or its negligence or willful misconduct

12. Arbitration

All claims and disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in the state of Iowa. An award of arbitration may be confirmed in a court of competent jurisdiction.

13. Changes to Terms

Private Pilot Ground reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which privatepilotground.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Privatepilotground.com encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

14. Contact Us

Privatepilotground.com welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms: 

Email Address: office@privatepilotground.com

Effective as of 09/19/22