For those interested in better preparing for flight training before getting behind the controls, the Digital Learn to Fly Kit is for them. The kit includes Sporty’s award-winning Learn to Fly Course covering ground instruction on why aircraft behave the way they do. Including over 15 hours of HD video and animations, TV and CarPlay application, 32 fully narrated HD maneuvers, and multiple FAA pdfs to get you mentally airborne. Upon understanding an introductory level of aerodynamics and how to fly an airplane, jump into X-Plane 12 on your PC or Mac and enjoy digitally flying a Cessna 172. X-Plane is renowned for their attention to aerodynamic details and is the favored simulator program for new flight students. Once you have the digital takeoff, climb, cruise, etc. taken care of, critique your flying abilities with the digital instructor included with the TakeFlight Interactive Course. TFI’s Course provides a briefing, transfer of controls, instruction during maneuvers, and finally a detailed analysis of the maneuver’s objectives. With over 20 lessons included, it’s a potent program to streamline understanding of flying an aircraft, while avoiding detrimental tendencies earlier aviators are susceptible to.