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January 2018

PPL #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

January 18 @ 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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PPL #3- Flight Instruments

January 20 @ 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. Instructor: Scott Graham

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G1000 Seminar

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
BFC
$25

Location: Wynott Lecture Hall Cost: $25 Speaker: Scott Chayko An introduction to the system, basic IFR procedures, and how the avionics are used effectively in the C-172.

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Instructor Ground School

January 21
BFC

Cost: $1,800 per person Class 1 Instructor: Joe Thompson Dates: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday beginning January 21, 2018 in the Commercial Classroom Total Hours: 90 hrs Format: Instructional Lecture, Video, Peer evaluations in Individual style presentations Power Point Presentations

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PPL #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

January 23 @ 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. Instructor: Anant Persad

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PPL #11- Flight Computers

January 24 @ 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 Instructor: Ron Hamang

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PPL #6- Aircraft Performance

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

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference:  From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, POH Instructor: Ron Hamang

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PPL#4- CARS & Flight Operations

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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PPL #16- Physiology and PDM

January 30 @ 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 Instrument: Scott Graham

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PPL #12- Navigation 1

January 31 @ 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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