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 instruments.




Completion Standards

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.

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