Lesson 20


LESSON 20
SOLO-CROSS-COUNTRY

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

LESSON OBJECTIVE:

During this lesson, the student will complete the cross-country requirement. This flight must be at least 100 NM, with landings at a minimum of three points, one of which is at least 50 nautical miles between takeoff and landing locations.

CONTENT:

Lesson Review

Preflight Preparations

  • Aeronautical Charts
  • Flight Publications
  • Route Selection
  • Obtaining Weather Information
  • Fuel Requirements
  • Determining Performance and Limitations
  • Weight and Balance
  • Navigation Log
  • FAA Flight Plan

Cross-Country Flight

  • VOR Navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Dead Reckoning
  • Estimates of Groundspeed
  • Estimates of ETA
  • Controlled Airport Operation

COMPLETION STANDARDS:

The student will demonstrate cross-country proficiency by completing the flight as planned. The instructor should review the completed navigation log during the post-flight evaluation to determine whether it was completed and used correctly.

 
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published this page in Private Pilot 2012-09-11 16:29:11 -0400
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