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September 2019

PPL #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Radio & Electronic Theory In this class we will discuss radio wave theory, the theory of operation, application of various radio aids to navigation including VORs, NDBs & ADFs, DME, VORTACs, TACANs, GPS, radar, transponders and ELTs. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 231 – 258.

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PPL #10 – Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

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CPL Class #5 – Airspace and Procedures 2

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

This class reviews airspace classification and weather minima, as well as expanding on topics such as Special VFR and trans-border operations. Reference: FGU pp. 91 – 119, AIM RAC 1.0-5.8

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PPL #8- Meteorology 1: Basic Theory

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 1: Basic Theory In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual

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PPL #3- Flight Instruments

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
BFC

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments.  The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47.

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CPL Class #6 – Air Taxi Operations

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

During this session, students will be introduced to the sections of the Canadian Aviation Regulations related to Commercial Flight Operations. Topics covered include Commercial Licensing and Type Ratings, Flight Duty Times, and Commercial Equipment and Dispatch Requirements. Reference: CARS 700 Series

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PPL #16- Physiology and PDM

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Physiology & PDM During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness.  Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and AIM AIR section

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PPL #11- Flight Computers

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Flight Computers During this session we will discuss how to use your E6B flight computer.  Time, speed and distance, fuel consumption, fuel burn, true altitude and wind correction calculations plus many more. Reference:  Flight Computer User Manual

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CPL #7 – Air Law Exam and CARs Take up

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

A test of Air law knowledge.

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PPL #9 – Meteorology 2: Air Masses, Fronts & Hazards

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 2: Air Masses, Fronts & Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual

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