FLY100 - Flight Training

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Subject Title
Flight Training

Subject Description
This course is an introduction to primary flight training on the Cessna 172 aircraft and prepares the student for solo flight in the circuit.  This course shall be conducted in accordance with Seneca College Training Manual.

Credit Status
One Credit

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

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
  1. Explain the operation of a Cessna 172 airplane systems or group of systems that are used to plan a flight.
  2. Calculate aircraft performance, weight and balance using aeronautical weather data to ensure a safe flight.
  3. Analyze aircraft condition, loading, performance, and weather conditions to confirm a flight objective can be completed properly.
  4. Calculate the take-off and landing distances required to clear a 50-foot or existing obstacle for a proposed flight.
  5. Examine aircraft conditions, loading, performance and weather conditions to determine whether flight objectives can be accomplished.
  6. Verify that baggage is correctly located, required equipment is securely stowed, and material required during flight are easily accessible.
  7. Model situational awareness during ground and flight operations.
  8. Use the Pilot Operating Handbook’s checklist during aircraft system malfunctions and failures.
  9. Execute various procedures during emergency and normal phases of flight.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

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