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Basic Theory

RPL Theory

Topics:

  • Aeronautical Terminology
  • Aeronautical Radio
  • RPL-level Aerodynamics
  • RPL-level Air Law
  • RPL-level Human Factors
  • RPL-level Meteorology
  • RPL-level Performance
  • RPL-level Aircraft General Knowledge

ppl / Navigation Theory

Topics:

  • Flight Planning
  • Enroute Considerations
  • Diversions, Lost Procedures & Low Level
  • Basics of GNSS
  • NDB Orientation & Intercepts
  • VOR Orientation & Intercepts
  • CTA/CTR Procedures – YMEN & YMMB

CPL THEORY

CSYA – CPL(A) Aircraft General Knowledge (Aeroplane)

Topics:

  • Engines
  • Systems: Electrical, Ignition, & Fuel
  • Systems: Oil, Propellers, & Undercarriage
  • Fire Protection
  • Instruments
  • Automatic Flight
  • Radio Communications


CHUF – CPL Human Factors

Topics:

  • The Human Body/Health & Wellbeing/Vision & Visual Illusions
  • Hearing & Balance/Stress, Arousal & Fatigue/Information Processing & Decision Making
  • Piloting & Airmanship/Threat & Error Management
  • Crew Resource Management/Ergonomics & the Flight Deck
  • First Aid & Survival

CADA – CPL(A) Aerodynamics (Aeroplane)

Topics:

  • Basic Physics & Terminology
  • Lift & Drag, Design Features
  • Manoeuvres
  • Stalling, Spinning & Spiral Dives
  • Taxi, Take-off & Landing
  • Stability & Control
  • Performance Considerations

CMET – CPL Meteorology

Topics:

  • The Atmosphere & the Basics
  • Motion in the Atmosphere
  • Clouds & Precipitation
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Flight Hazards
  • Climatology
  • Operational Meterology

CLWA – CPL Flight Rules & Air Law (Aeroplane)

Topics:

  • Aviation Legislation
  • CPL Privileges & Limitations
  • Rules of the Air
  • Use of Aerodromes, Altimetry & Airspace
  • Emergencies, Accidents & Incidents
  • Flight & Duty Limitations

CNAV – CPL Navigation

Topics:

  • Fundamentals of Air Navigation
  • Charts & Publications
  • Time
  • Computations
  • Visual Navigation Procedures
  • Radio Navigation Aids

CFPA – CPL(A) Operation, Performance, & Flight Planning (Aeroplane)

Topics:

  • Maintenance
  • ERSA & Take-Off Definitions
  • Airspeed Limitations & Performance
  • Take-off Performance Charts
  • Range & Endurance
  • Weight & Balance Definitions
  • Loading Alpha, Bravo, Charlie & Echo
  • Flight Planning
  • Fuel Planning
  • Equi-Time Point (ETP) & Point of No Return (PNR)

ADVANCED THEORY

Prerequisites apply.

IREX Theory

Topics:

  • Radio Navigation Aids
  • IFR Requirements
  • IFR Flight Planning
  • Departures
  • Arrivals & Approaches
  • Human Factors
  • Operational Meteorology
  • Basics of GNSS

PMI - Principles & Methods of Instruction

Topics:

  • Learning & Motivation
  • Teaching Process
  • The Lesson Plan

Class dates subject to change.

Navigation Theory available for one-on-one tuition, per topic only. 

Please call (03) 5369 5162 to book your place in a class.

Courses must be paid upfront. 

Private tuition on any subject available anytime (subject to instructor availability) at a cost of $60 per hour.

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