Learning COVID Style

ONLINE WEBINAR: Pilot’s Worst Nightmare

Date / Time:
Saturday May 30 @ 10:00

Presenter:
Fred Grootarz (President of BFC’s RAA Chapter)

Title:
Pilot’s Worst Nightmare 

Length:
Approximately 2 hours

Description:
An in-depth review of emergency procedures to follow in the event of an engine failure after takeoff and a loss of control in a steep turn. 

Cost:
Free to our Members

Webinar Method:
Zoom

Contact:
[email protected] and Pilot’s Worst Nightmare

 

AeroCourse Webinar – INRAT or ATPL

Preparing students for their INRAT – virtually

AeroCourse is pleased to announce the  IFR two weekend Virtual classroom.

As many are spending time staying at home, AeroCourse would like to offer students the opportunity to continue their IFR or ATPL training in a virtual environment.

We have launched two virtual classrooms for ATPL and IFR the beginning of May EST and will continue to add more classes as the interest grows and if we are unable to offer the traditional classrooms. The virtual classroom course is very similar to the in-class format. The platform provides the opportunity to be as interactive with a live instructor as it would be in a traditional classroom. The instructor goes through a power point presentation everyone can see and has the opportunity to ask questions in real time both through a chat function and by raising their hand to speak directly to the instructor and the group.

These classes will be conducted over two consecutive weekends, with homework assigned and question review in between the weekends. We will also plan a review-day for both the IFR and ATPL if Transport Canada does not open the options to write the exams until later this spring or summer.

The virtual courses will have less students (10-12 registrants) so that everyone has a chance to ask questions and get what they need from the course. We also take several breaks in the program – while the content is the4 same as our 3-day course this format takes longer to deliver.Once you register for the course, we will send you a pre-study information package. We require you have the Canadian Instrument Rating Workbook for the IFR and Canadian Airline Transport Licence Workbook for the ATPL and recommend the Aviation & Meteorology: Weather Fundamentals manual as it is referenced in both courses.

The IFR course will run the following hours:

  • Saturday May 2 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 16:00 (4:00 p.m.)
  • Sunday May 3 – 09:00 (9a.m.) to approximately 16:00 (4.00 pm)
  • Friday May 8 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 16:00 (4.00 pm)
  • Saturday May 9 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 16:00 (4.00 pm)
  • Sunday May 10 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 13:00 (1:00 p.m. OPTIONAL

The ATPL course will run the following hours:

  • Friday May 1- 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 15:00 (3:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday May 2 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 15:00 (3:00 p.m.)
  • Sunday May 3 – 09:00 (9a.m.) to approximately 13:00 (1:00 pm)
  • Friday May 8 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 15:00 (4300 pm)
  • Saturday May 9 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 15:00 (3.00 pm)
  • Sunday May 10 – 09:00 (9 a.m.) to approximately 13:00 (1:00 p.m.

*PLEASE NOTE All hours are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)* – Toronto time zone

You will be provided with a link to the meeting with a meeting ID, and password for the seminar.

What you will need from your end is good internet connection for a 4-5 day meeting for several hours each day. WIFI works well as long as other major downloads are not happening at the same time. It is best if you have an area where there are little or no distractions, a camera, mic and audio on your computer or tablet and we recommend headsets with a mic where possible. The instructor will ask to see the students on video for the discussion periods.

 

Transport Canada Exemptions

https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/initiatives/covid-19-measures-updates-guidance-tc/aviation.html#toc3

 

ForeFlight Webinar

Cross Country Planning

Previous ForeFlight Webinars

 

Kids Learning
Pearson Airport Explorer

 

Interactive Learning 

VORs can be confusing, but this simulator can help

 

Transport Canada – Aviation Safety Letter (articles)

Beware of the 180 degree Turn Back to the Runway….

 

Articles

What Can You Do If You Lose Elevator Control?

If You’re a Pilot, You Should Know These 7 Aerodynamics Facts

The High Key – Low Key Landing Procedure

14 ways to Ruin Your Perfect Landing

7 Rules of Thumb Every Pilot Should Know

7 Radio Tips from a Tower Controller

 

6 Braking Tips for Every Landing

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2019/06/6-braking-tips-for-every-landing/

 

6 Questions to See How Much You Know About Flying VFR Cross Countries

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2020/03/can-you-fly-this-vfr-cross-country-in-poor-weather/

 

Whats The Difference Between LPV and LNAV/VNAV Approaches?

https://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/navigation/what-is-the-difference-between-lpv-and-lnav-vnav-gps-approaches/

 

How A Constant Speed Propeller Works
https://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/aircraft-systems/how-a-constant-speed-prop-works/

 

8 Facts You Should Know About Spins

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2019/02/8-spin-facts-you-need-to-know-before-your-next-flight/

 

How Much Do You Know About Summer Weather?

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2019/04/six-questions-how-much-do-you-know-about-summer-weather/

 

7 Wake-Up Calls Most New, Confident Pilots Experience

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2020/03/7-wake-up-calls-new-pilots-experience/

 

How the 4 Types of Aircraft Flaps Works

https://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/aircraft-systems/how-the-four-types-of-aircraft-flaps-work/

 

Stall Strips: How They Work

https://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/aircraft-systems/how-do-stall-strips-work-on-aircraft/

 

Do You Know These 6 Aircraft Engine Parts?

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2020/04/do-you-know-these-6-aircraft-engine-parts/

 

7 Questions About Aircraft Engines

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2019/02/how-much-do-you-know-about-aircraft-engines/

 

5 Ways to Land an Aircraft

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2019/06/5-ways-to-land-an-airplane/

 

6 Aerodynamic Designs

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2019/10/do-you-know-how-these-six-airfoil-designs-work/

 

Are You Ready for an Aircraft Emergency?

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2019/11/six-questions-are-you-ready-for-an-aircraft-emergency/

 

Do You Know these 6 Uncommon Enroute Chart Symbols

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/quizzes/2019/08/six-uncommon-enroute-chart-symbols-do-you-know-them-ifr/

 

The Rudder – It Gets No Respect

https://aopalive.aopa.org/detail/videos/pilot-training-certification/video/5793449965001/asi-safety-tip:-the-rudder—it-gets-no-respect

 

152 Recovers From Spin

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/video/2016/11/cessna-152-recovers-from-a-spin/

 

8 Easy to Miss Preflight Items

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2019/09/these-are-8-easy-to-miss-preflight-items/

Aviation Language Proficiency Demonstration (ALPD)

For any students or prospective students that are looking to get their Aviation Language Proficiency Demonstration completed you have the ability to do so via Skype.

Anyone that does not have proof of Canadian citizenship status AND proof of High School in Canada, will need to conduct the test. This test needs to be completed prior to the student talking on the radio even in the presence of a Flight Instructor.

For a list of available examiners, please visit ALPD Examiners

Some of the examiners that we have been in contact with about the new initiative includes:

Lorbetskie, Dave
Maracle, Joanne
MacGlashing, Dave
Mohr, Michael
Nadon, Curtis
Pietracupa, Franco
Booth, Nick
Palmer, Graham
Duimel, Clark
Braithwaite, Mark
Skutnik, Thiea Jensen

 

IELTS

You are now able to take your IELTS exam remotely.

Please visit https://www.ielts.org/en-us/ to find out how to book your exam.

 

YouTube Videos

How CofG Affects Aircraft Performance

Emergency Landing in Quebec
Evidence that a seamless landing can be made on an active highway