PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

Lecture Hall

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

PPL #4 CARS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS

Lecture Hall

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

PPL #1 INTRO AND SMS

Lecture Hall

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.

PPL #13 NAV 2: INTRO TO FLIGHT PLANNING

Lecture Hall

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,…

PPL #7 DOCUMENTS, SMS & PSTAR

Lecture Hall

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

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES & SYSTEMS

Lecture Hall

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.

PPL #2 AERODYNAMICS AND THEORY OF FLIGHT

Lecture Hall

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.

PPL #14 NAV 3 : FLIGHT PLANNING

Lecture Hall

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,…

PPL #8 MET 1: BASIC THEORY

Lecture Hall

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

PPL #6 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

Lecture Hall

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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