Flight Training Lesson 18

2.5 Hours Dual; 2.5 hours Cross-Country; 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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During this lesson, the student will be given an in-depth and detailed exposure to IFR cross-country operations, including departure, en route, emergency, and arrival procedures. Since the flight is designed to meet the cross-country requirements stated in FAR part 141 - Appendix C, 4(c),(2), it shall include three different kinds of approaches with the use of navigation systems, each executed at a different airport and the flight must be at least 100nm in length on airways or as routed by ATC, with one straight line distance greater than 50nm.

FAR Part 141 - Appendix C, 4(c)(2) Requirement

One cross-country flight that (i) Is in a helicopter and is performed under IFR;(ii) Is a distance of at least 100 nautical miles along airways or ATC-directed routing with one segment of the flight consisting of at least a straight-line distance of 50 nautical miles between airports;(iii) Involves an instrument approach at each airport; and (iv) Involves three different kinds of approaches with the use of navigation systems.




Completion Standards

At the completion of this flight, the student should have a thorough understanding of cross-country and emergency procedures.

Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:

Flight Training Record, Lesson 18

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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