Flight Training Lesson 29

2.0 Hours Dual Cross-Country; 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 review and build proficiency in cross-country preflight planning and operations in preparation for solo cross-country flight.




Completion Standards

The student should be able to plan and navigate following the preplanned course, with no instructor assistance, from KBED to the destination airport (2B2 or as selected by instructor). The student should be able to navigate using pilotage and dead reackoning as outlined in the Private Pilot Rotorcraft Practical Test Standards, and using the Direct-To function of the GPS mounted in the training helicopter. Student should be able to handle controlled and non-controlled airspace communications with minimal instructor assistance. Student should gain a thorough understanding of diversion and lost procedures.

Instructor's Evaluation and Recommendations:

Flight Training Record, Lesson 29

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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Text and photos (if any) Copyright 2005-8 Philip Greenspun.