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June 2021

PPL #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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PPL #16 PHYSIOLOGY & PDM

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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PPL #12 Nav 1 – Basic Nav

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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July 2021

PPL #10 MET 3: WEATHER INTERPRETATION

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

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PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

July 7 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

July 8 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #11 FLIGHT COMPUTERS

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #7 LICENSING REQ. & PSTAR EXAM

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #14 NAV 3 : FLIGHT PLANNING

July 15 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #12 Nav 1 – Basic Nav

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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,

Find out more »

PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

July 21 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #15 RADIO & ELECTRONIC THEORY

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

Find out more »

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

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

July 28 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #16 PHYSIOLOGY & PDM

July 29 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #14 NAV 3 : FLIGHT PLANNING

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

August 2021

PPL #10 MET 3: WEATHER INTERPRETATION

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

This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

Find out more »

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

August 4 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

August 5 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #15 RADIO & ELECTRONIC THEORY

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

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.

Find out more »

PPL #11 FLIGHT COMPUTERS

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

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

Find out more »

PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #16 PHYSIOLOGY & PDM

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #12 Nav 1 – Basic Nav

August 17 @ 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,

Find out more »

PPL #7 LICENSING REQ. & PSTAR EXAM

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

August 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

Find out more »

PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

August 24 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

August 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

Find out more »

PPL #14 NAV 3 : FLIGHT PLANNING

August 31 @ 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

Find out more »

September 2021

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

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

September 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.

Find out more »

PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

Find out more »

PPL #15 RADIO & ELECTRONIC THEORY

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #10 MET 3: WEATHER INTERPRETATION

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

Find out more »

PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #16 PHYSIOLOGY & PDM

September 14 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #11 FLIGHT COMPUTERS

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #7 LICENSING REQ. & PSTAR EXAM

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #12 Nav 1 – Basic Nav

September 22 @ 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,

Find out more »

PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

September 29 @ 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.

Find out more »

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

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

October 2021

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

Find out more »

PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

October 5 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #14 NAV 3 : FLIGHT PLANNING

October 6 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #10 MET 3: WEATHER INTERPRETATION

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

This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

Find out more »

PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #15 RADIO & ELECTRONIC THEORY

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #11 FLIGHT COMPUTERS

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #7 LICENSING REQ. & PSTAR EXAM

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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,

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

PPL #10 MET 3: WEATHER INTERPRETATION

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

Find out more »

PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

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

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.

Find out more »

PPL #11 FLIGHT COMPUTERS

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #7 LICENSING REQ. & PSTAR EXAM

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Find out more »

PPL #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

November 17 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #15 RADIO & ELECTRONIC THEORY

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

PPL #12 Nav 1 – Basic Nav

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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,

Find out more »

PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

November 24 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #16 PHYSIOLOGY & PDM

November 25 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

Find out more »

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

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

December 2021

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

December 1 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

December 2 @ 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

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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PPL #10 MET 3: WEATHER INTERPRETATION

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide

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PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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 #15 RADIO & ELECTRONIC THEORY

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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.

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PPL #11 FLIGHT COMPUTERS

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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PPL #7 LICENSING REQ. & PSTAR EXAM

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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 #3 FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

December 16 @ 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

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

December 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

December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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