FLY600 - Single Engine Instrument Flying Validation

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Subject Title
Single Engine Instrument Flying Validation

Subject Description
This course prepares the student for and culminates in the completion of the Transport Canada Group 1 Instrument Rating. 

Credit Status
One Credit

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

1. Demonstrate a practical operational knowledge of IFR procedures to safely conduct flight under instrument flight rules.

2. Plan a flight utilizing performance charts, weight and balance calculations and other information necessary for the safe conduct of a flight in accordance with the instrument flight rules.

3. Retrieve and interpret aviation weather information necessary for the safe conduct of a flight in accordance with the instrument flight rules.

4. Obtain, read back and comply with air traffic control clearances throughout an IFR flight.

5.  Complete the departure procedures and establish the aeroplane on the enroute course, as cleared in accordance with the instrument flight rules.

6. Maintain the aeroplane on the enroute course and comply with enroute procedures, as cleared, in accordance with the instrument flight rules.

7. Complete the arrival procedures, as cleared, in accordance with the instrument flight rules.

8. If required to hold, select a suitable hold entry procedure, enter and establish the aeroplane in the holding pattern. Determine fuel required for holding and fuel required to the alternate destination as well as other operational factors such as icing.

9. Fly a successful approach in accordance with the instrument flight rules.

10. Carry out a missed approach, as published or as modified by ATC.

11. Conduct a visual descent and landing from an approach without excessive manoeuvring; or, after completion of an instrument approach to circling minima, carry out a circling approach to landing.

12. React promptly and correctly to emergencies and system or equipment malfunctions as per the aeroplane checklist and the Pilot Operating Handbook.

Essential Employability Skills
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Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

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