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April 2019

PPL #2- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

April 3 @ 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

April 4 @ 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 #14- Navigation 3: Flight Planning

April 6 @ 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

April 9 @ 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 #3- Flight Instruments

April 10 @ 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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PPL #1- Introduction and SMS

April 11 @ 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 #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

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PPL #10 – Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation 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 #4- CARS & Flight Operations

April 17 @ 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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PPL #2- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

April 18 @ 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

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 #11- Flight Computers

April 23 @ 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

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PPL #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

April 24 @ 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.

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PPL #3- Flight Instruments

April 25 @ 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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AeroCourse: In-depth IFR

April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 5:30 pm
BFC

Date: April 27-28 & May 3-5, 2019 ( 2 weekends) Time: 09:00-17:30 Location: Commercial Classroom Cost $765.00 Speaker: Aerocourse Course spans two weekends. IFR topics will be covered to prepare students for INRAT and general IFR flying. See Aerocourse website for more details. https://aerocourse.com

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PPL #12- Navigation 1: Basic Theory

April 30 @ 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

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May 2019

PPL #6- Aircraft Performance

May 1 @ 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

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PPL #4- CARS & Flight Operations

May 2 @ 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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AeroCourse: In-depth IFR

May 3 @ 9:00 am - May 5 @ 5:30 pm
BFC

Date: April 27-28 & May 3-5, 2019 ( 2 weekends) Time: 09:00-17:30 Location: Commercial Classroom Cost $765.00 Speaker: Aerocourse Course spans two weekends. IFR topics will be covered to prepare students for INRAT and general IFR flying. See Aerocourse website for more details. https://aerocourse.com

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PPL #1- Introduction and SMS

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 #13- Navigation 2: Introduction to Flight Planning

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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 #7 – Licensing Req. & PSTAR Exam

May 8 @ 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 #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

May 9 @ 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.

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Empowering More Women to Fly!

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
BFC

    The 2019 Empowering More Women to Fly event was the most successful that Brampton has had so far, sending up over 230 women on free flights! For a non-profit organization that relies heavily on its volunteers and employees to make events like this happen, all of us at the Brampton Flight Centre are very proud of our community!   Thank you to our incredible speakers from the Air Cadets, Jazz, Air Canada and Bombardier as they inspired and educated…

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PPL #2- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 #14- Navigation 3: Flight Planning

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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 #8- Meteorology 1: Basic Theory

May 15 @ 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 #6- Aircraft Performance

May 16 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #3- Flight Instruments

May 18 @ 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.

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PPL #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

May 21 @ 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.

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

May 22 @ 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 #7 – Licensing Req. & PSTAR Exam

May 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 #4- CARS & Flight Operations

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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PPL #16- Physiology and PDM

May 28 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #10 – Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation 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 + Google Calendar+ iCal Export

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PPL #8- Meteorology 1: Basic Theory

May 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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June 2019

PPL #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

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Co-Pilot Seminar

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
BFC

Location: Wynott Lecture Hall Cost: $49.00 (members) $79.00(non-member) Includes 30 mins in Red Bird Speaker: Paul Cowan & Vincent Fung Info: Seminar will cover the basics of flying and navigation. This seminar is designed for passengers who want to know a bit more about what is going on in the cockpit and/or those who might want to help out a bit. Will also cover some basic emergencies. Please contact the front desk at 905-838-1400 ext. 0 to reserve your spot.

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PPL #1- Introduction and SMS

June 4 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #11- Flight Computers

June 5 @ 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

Find out more »

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

June 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

Find out more »

PPL #6- Aircraft Performance

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #2- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

June 11 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #12- Navigation 1: Basic Theory

June 12 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #10 – Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation 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 #7 – Licensing Req. & PSTAR Exam

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #13- Navigation 2: Introduction to Flight Planning

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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 #11- Flight Computers

June 20 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #8- Meteorology 1: Basic Theory

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

June 25 @ 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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PPL #14- Navigation 3: Flight Planning

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #12- Navigation 1: Basic Theory

June 27 @ 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

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How to Pass Your Flight Test Seminar

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
BFC

Location: Commercial Classroom Cost: $25.00 Speaker: Scott Chayko Get tips from a flight test examiner on how to pass your flight test. What should you prepare for? What should you expect the day of? PPL Flight Tests will be covered.

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

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

July 2019

PPL #4- CARS & Flight Operations

July 2 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

July 3 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #13- Navigation 2: Introduction to Flight Planning

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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…

Find out more »

PPL #10 – Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation 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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Pilot Decision Making Seminar

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BFC

Back by popular demand, the Brampton Flight Centre would like to invite its associates and members to the PDM seminar. The seminar was introduced to help our aspiring pilots get a better understanding into the theoretical and practical application of pilot decision making, pilot performance and attitudes. Important information will be presented including a safety overview of operations at CNC3, the decision making process and past accident analysis. Click here to register now! Date: Saturday, July 6th, 2019 Time: 1400…

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PPL #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

July 9 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #16- Physiology and PDM

July 10 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #14- Navigation 3: Flight Planning

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #11- Flight Computers

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

PPL #6- Aircraft Performance

July 16 @ 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

Find out more »

PPL #1- Introduction and SMS

July 17 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

July 18 @ 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.

Find out more »

PPL #12- Navigation 1: Basic Theory

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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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PPL #2- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

August 8 @ 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 #15- Radio and Electronic Theory

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

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PPL #10 – Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

Meteorology 3: Weather Interpretation 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 #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

August 14 @ 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.

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PPL #3- Flight Instruments

August 15 @ 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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PPL #16- Physiology and PDM

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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 #11- Flight Computers

August 20 @ 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

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PPL #6- Aircraft Performance

August 21 @ 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

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PPL #4- CARS & Flight Operations

August 22 @ 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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PPL #12- Navigation 1: Basic Theory

August 27 @ 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

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PPL #7 – Licensing Req. & PSTAR Exam

August 28 @ 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 #5- Airframes, Engines & Systems

August 29 @ 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.

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September 2019

PPL #13- Navigation 2: Introduction to Flight Planning

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

September 4 @ 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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CPL Class #1 – Theory of Flight

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

This session expands on the theory of flight subjects covered in the Private Licence, including lift production and the physics of flight.

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PPL #6- Aircraft Performance

September 5 @ 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

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PPL #1- Introduction and SMS

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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CPL Class #2 – Advanced Theory of Flight

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

Advanced wing design and lift augmentation devices.

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PPL #14- Navigation 3: Flight Planning

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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

September 11 @ 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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CPL #3 – Advanced Instruments

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BFC

This lesson includes an in-depth analysis of the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments, and the magnetic compass. Students will also be introduced to instrument flying theory and practical application. Reference: FGU pp. 39 – 50, APFM Ch. 4

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PPL #7 – Licensing Req. & PSTAR Exam

September 12 @ 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

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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