Ground Training Lesson 18
1.25 Hours Ground
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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The student will learn about hold entries, wind correction during holding, required reports to ATC, fuel management during holding, and the dangers of airframe icing in a hold.
- Oral review and quizzing of previous lesson
- Why holds are published and assigned
- Interpreting instructions for non-published holds
- Importance of staying on the protected side of the hold
- Entries into a hold: direct, parallel, teardrop
- Required reports to ATC: established in the hold, departing the hold
- Airspeed limits for holding; not relevant to helicopters
- Danger of airframe icing in a hold
- Danger of running low on fuel in a hold
This lesson will be complete, when by oral examination, the student
displays an understanding of the material presented.
Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations: