Flight Training Lesson 19

1.0 Hour Dual, 0.5 Hour Solo; 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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All pre-solo manuevers and requirements will be reviewed to confirm the student's readiness for his/her initial supervised solo flight. Student will conduct his/her first supervised solo flight following favorable review by the instructor.




Completion Standards

The student will demonstrate the ability to safely pilot the helicopter in solo flight while adhering to established traffic pattern procedures. He/she will demonstrate effective radio communication skills, safe hovering skills, proper attitude and airspeed control during the takeoff and climb, and proper rate of closure and ground track during the approach. The instructor will make the appropriate FAR Part 61 and SFAR 73 endorsements after reviewing the student's practical capabilities and the student's logbook for necessary flight time and maneuvers training. The student will will conduct his/her first supervised solo flight.

Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:

Flight Training Record, Lesson 19

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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