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July 2019

PPL #7 – Licensing Req. & PSTAR Exam

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

Licensing Requirements and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures.  Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference:  PSTAR study guide, AIM and CARs

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PPL #2- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

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

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 – 15.

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PPL #16- Physiology and PDM

July 25 @ 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 #13- Navigation 2: Introduction to Flight Planning

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 #8- Meteorology 1: Basic Theory

July 30 @ 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

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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August 2019

PPL #1- Introduction and SMS

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Intro and SMS This lesson covers the basic rules and regulations of the Brampton Flying Club, licensing requirements for PPL and RPP, and also covers operational procedures for our Safety Management System.

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PPL #14- Navigation 3: Flight Planning

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
BFC

Navigation 3: Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference:  VNC, POH, CFS and Flight Computer User Manual

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

August 6 @ 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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PPL #4- CARS & Flight Operations

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

CARS & Flight Operation 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

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