Lesson 17


LESSON 17
DUAL-LOCAL, NIGHT

SEQUENCE:
1. Preflight Orientation
2. Flight
3. Postflight Evaluation

LESSON OBJECTIVE:

During this flight, the student is introduced to the operational aspects of night flight. Special emphasis is placed upon the student learning the additional planning and flight considerations necessary when operating in the night environment.

CONTENT:

Lesson Introduction

Preflight Preparation

  • Aeromedical Factors
  • Flight Planning Considerations
  • Pre-Flight Inspection
  • Preparation and Equipment

Night Flight

  • Normal Takeoff and Climb
  • Short-Field Takeoff and Climb
  • Soft-Field Takeoff and Climb
  • VFR Navigation
  • Emergency Climbs and Descents
  • Using Radio Navigation Aids and Radar Vectoring (IR)
  • Normal Approach and Landing (with and without landing light)
  • Short Field Approach and Landing
  • Soft Field Approach and Landing

COMPLETION STANDARDS:

The student will display an understanding of the importance of attitude control. Altitude should be controlled within +/-150 feet during level turns, and straight-and-level flight. Landing approaches should be stabilized using a constant airspeed and rate of descent to touch-down.

 
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