Flight Training Lesson 18

1.5 Hours Night; Pre/Post Flight Discussion 0.75 Hours

by Philip Greenspun and Kasim Te; revised August 2006

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 become familiar with the characteristics and special considerations of helicopter flight at night.




Completion Standards

The student will become familiar with nighttime helicopter operations and shall exhibit knowledge of night flight considerations including preparation, equipment, safety precautions, night vision and scanning, emergency actions, and general night flying 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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