Aerial view of the Reno-Stead Airport taken from an aircraft flying overhead.

Information for pilots and users of Reno-Stead Airport.

Aviation 101 A Free Online Course from Embry-RIddle Aeronautical University

  • Are you interested in aviation?
  • Have you thought you might like to become a pilot?
  • Have you always dreamt of a career in aviation?

Whatever your motivation, AVIATION 101 is a great place to start! Enroll in this FREE online course, and proceed at your own pace to learn fundamentals that will give you a head start to your aviation career. AVIATION 101 offers you more than just knowledge. Your Certificate of Completion will provide new aeronautical science students one credit hour of advanced standing toward a degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s preeminent aviation university. Learn more about Embry-Riddle by visiting the University’s web site.

About Aviation 101

AVIATION 101 is comprised of nine video lessons, which will introduce you to a variety of topics in aviation.

  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Flight Instruments
  • Airports
  • Airspace
  • Radio Communication & ATC
  • Aeromedical
  • Aviation Weather
  • Performance and Navigation

No matter your age or your goals, whether you are taking your first steps toward an aviation career, or if you are an experienced pilot, AVIATION 101 has something for you! Be sure to share this course with anyone who may also be interested in aviation!


Learn More and Register for the Aviation 101 Course Here.