Flight Training Lesson 1
1.25 Hour Dual; Pre/Post Flight Discussion 0.75 Hours
by Philip Greenspun and Kasim Te; revised January 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 will introduce the student to attitude instrument
flying with an emphasis on precise aircraft control by reference to
- IFR preflight inspection
- Preflight check of instruments, equipment and systems
- Instrument cockpit check
- IFR takeoff preparations
- Standardizing power settings for different phases of flight
- Straight and level flight
- Climbs and descents
- Change of airspeed
- Standard rate turns
- FAA Rotorcraft Flying Handbook
- FAA Instrument Flying Handbook
- Robinson R22/R44 IFR Trainer
- R22/R44 P.O.H.
The student will demonstrate an understanding of aircraft attitude
control by instrument reference. Altitude should be maintained within
100 ft. and airspeeds within 10 kts. of desired values. Additionally,
the student should display an understanding of the IFR preflight
inspection and the importance of IFR takeoff preparations.
Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:
Flight Training Record, Lesson 1
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.
- Student Name:
- Instructor Name/CFI#/expiration:
- Date of Lesson:
- Aircraft Type/Registration:
- Route of Flight:
- Number of Landings:
- Hours Dual/Solo:
- Hours Cross-Country:
- Hours Night:
- Hours Simulated Instrument: