Ground Training Lesson 15
2.0 Hours Ground
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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This lesson will introduce VFR charts and the navigation plotter, and their use in planning and conducting cross-country flights.
- VFR Charts
- Types of VFR charts and general considerations
- Symbols and markings
- Latitude and longitude
- Magnetic variation
- National Airspace System
- Navigation aids
- Aerodromes, heliports and flight service station
- Legend - other markings
- The Navigation Plotter
- Mileage scales
- Azimuth scale
- Plotting and measuring courses
- Application of navigation methods
- Dead reckoning
This lesson will be complete, when by oral examination, the student displays an understanding of the material presented.
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