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October 2021

PPL #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

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

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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PPL #16 PHYSIOLOGY & PDM

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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 #12 Nav 1 – Basic Nav

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192,

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PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Royal Canadian Air Force Weather Manual

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PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

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

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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PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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 Up: pages 192 – 208.

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PPL #9 MET 2: AIR MASSES, FRONTS & HAZARDS

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Royal Canadian Air Force Weather Manual

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November 2021

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

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PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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 NAV 3 : FLIGHT PLANNING

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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 en route 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 (E6B/CX-2/CX-3) User Manual

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