Flight Training Lesson 17

2.0 Hours Dual;2.0 Hours Night; Pre/Post Flight Discussion 1.25 Hours

by Philip Greenspun and Kasim Te; revised July 2008

Developed for students at East Coast Aero Club which operated under FAR Part 141 from July 2008 through July 2010.

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This lesson introduces night cross-country flying operations, special night precautions, and emergency procedures appropriate to night operations. The cross-country will be at least two hours and have a straight-line distance of more than 50nm between departure and destination.



Completion Standards

The student will demonstrate the ability to act as pilot-in-command on a night cross country flight to an airport at least 50NM away from the original point of departure. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the precautions and procedures appropriate to flying at night.

Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:

Flight Training Record, Lesson 17

Any deviations from the completion standards should be noted in previous section. After completing a maneuver listed under Introduction, place a check mark next to that maneuver. Assign grades of Above Standard, Meets Standard, or Below Standard to maneuvers listed under Review.

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