Flight Training Lesson 8

1.0 Hour Dual; Pre/Post Flight Discussion 0.75 Hours

by Philip Greenspun and Kasim Te; revised February 2007

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

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Become proficient with normal and crosswind takeoffs, pattern work, and landings, hovering, and air/hover taxiing. Student will be introduced to maximum performance takeoffs and steep approaches.




Completion Standards

Student should be able to handle all radio communications with Hanscom Tower. Student should begin progressing toward being able to hold the helicopter at ETL during a maximum performance takeoff and recognizing when a steep approach is going poorly (see criteria above) and initiating a go-around.

Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:

Flight Training Record, Lesson 8

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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