ACP700 - Air Carrier Procedure

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Subject Title
Air Carrier Procedure

Subject Description
This course focuses on the essential knowledge and skills a commercial pilot requires to function effectively in a multi-flight crew commercial operation. It includes an in-depth study of Canadian Air Regulations (CARS) sections 604, 703 and 704 which govern corporate, air taxi and commuter flight operations. Students learn about aircraft operations in extreme conditions: aircraft icing on the ground and in the air; severe cold and other winter conditions; remote operations. Also studied is the importance of documents and procedures for commercial air carriers such as: company operations manuals; minimum equipment lists; approved company check pilot programs; etc. Professional conduct, duties and responsibilities of commercial pilots, and corporate culture are included in the course in order to prepare students for employment in the industry. Topics such as multi-crew standard operating procedures (SOP), pilot duties, crew resource management concepts will be introduced for multi-crew flight operations.  Please note that these skills will be applied by the students in Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT), which is conducted in FLY700 and FLY800.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Apply knowledge of Canadian Air Regulations and their application to the various aspects of Corporate, Air Taxi operations, Commuter, Airline (CARS 604/703/704/705) such as pilot training and qualifications, operator requirements, duty times and limits, regulatory exemptions for specific aerial applications as part of a group project and presentation.

2. Describe the ways in which flight operations can be affected by cold and other winter conditions such as aircraft icing on the ground and in the air, and describe the flight procedures required to maximize safety under those circumstances.

3. Describe and discuss the following factors affecting flight operations in remote areas: fuel management; alternate planning; search and rescue considerations.

4. Describe and discuss the importance of the following documents and procedures for commercial air carriers: company operations manuals; minimum equipment lists; transportation of dangerous goods by air; multi-crew standard operating procedures for multi-engine piston aircraft.

5. Describe and discuss turboprop aircraft systems and operating procedures for turboprop aircraft commonly used in air taxi and commuter operations.

6. Explain  advanced instrument flying concepts and  using multi-crew standard operating procedures in relation to Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT) FLY700/900.

Essential Employability Skills
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Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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