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October 2017

PPL #12- Navigation 1

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

Navigation 1: Basic Theory During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192 Instructor: Maxwell Gaudet

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PPL #8- Meteorology 1

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 Instructor: Nahee Lee

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CPL #13 – Meteorology 1

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

Basic Theory and Review This class will review the basic meteorological concepts and expand on material covered in the PPL ground school. In addition, the lesson will introduce advanced topics such as wind shear and jet streams. Reference: FGU pp.139-158, Air Command Weather Manual Instructor: Nahee Lee

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PPL #4- CARS & Flight Operations

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

CARS & Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106,Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Instructor: Scott Graham

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CPL #14 – Meteorology 2

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

Airmasses and Fronts This session will introduce students to the man weather generators they will encounter, as well as some of the hazards they generate. Special attention is paid to icing avoidance and anti-icing systems, as well as practical thunderstorm avoidance. Reference: FGU pp. 139-158, Air Command Weather Manual Instructor: Nahee Lee

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Safety Seminar – Winter Flying Concerns

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
BFC
Free

Get Ready! Attend the BFC Free Seminar "Winter Flying Concerns for Pilots" Flying in the winter months requires more preparation compared with flying at other times of the year. Additional care and planning is required for operating an aircraft in colder temperatures, during inclement weather and flying while wearing bulky clothing. Scott Chayko, CFI and Will Boles, Standard Coordinator - Airworthiness, Transport Canada will provide insight into the preparations necessary for both pilots and equipment that will help everyone enjoy…

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PPL #13- Navigation 2

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

Navigation 2: Introduction to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference:  From the Ground…

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PPL #9- Meteorology 2

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 Instructor: Nahee Lee

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CPL #15 – Meteorology 3

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

WX Interpretation In this session, students will begin by reviewing basic weather interpretation, including METAR, TAF, RD and GFA. Students will then move on to advanced weather products such as SIGMET RADAR, Satellite and PROG charts. Reference: FGU pp. 158-172,  AIM MET, NavCanada Aviation Weather Services Guide Instructor: Nahee Lee

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PPL #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Airframes, Engines & Systems Topics covered will include types of combustion engines, the four stroke cycle, engine timing, cooling, lubrication, fuel systems, carburetors, mixture control, exhaust system, ignition system, electrical system, propellers, engine instruments and engine operation considerations. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 3 – 13, 47 – 83 and Flight Training Manual: pages 40 – 44. Instructor: Kathleen Nazareth

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