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AVP 141 - Principles of Flight I


Description:
Basic knowledge of airplanes and their systems, aerodynamics, flight safety, airports, aeronautical charts, airspace, radio communications, air traffic control services, and aviation regulations. A minimum grade of B- (80%) is required to earn an FAA graduation certificate in AVP142.

Prerequisites:
Co-requisite: AVP 221.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Upon successful completion of AVP 141 Principles of Flight I, the student will be able to:

 

 

The student will:

1. Describe how aerodynamic principles affect basic flight performance of a typical light airplane.

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 3 of GFDPP1, and chapter of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

2. Identify and describe the operation of the major components and systems of a typical light training airplane.

 

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 2 of GFDPP1, and chapter 2 of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

3. Recognize and recall the various U.S. Federal aviation regulations applicable to Private Pilot flight operations.

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 1A of GFDPP1, and chapters 1A and 12 of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

4. Correctly describe basic VFR weather minimums.

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 4D of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

5. Identify procedures and recognize general airport layout, signs, markings, and visual aids, and interpret basic airport symbols on aeronautical chart excerpts.

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 4BC of the GFDPP1, and chapter 4BC of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

6. Recognize the effects of the human physiological and decision-making limitations on flight safety and identify the strategies needed to counter them in flight.

 

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 1C of the GFDPP1, and chapter 1C of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

7. Identify the correct radio communication procedures and ATC services for VFR airspace in the U.S. National Airspace System.

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 5 of the GFDPP1, and chapter 5 of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

8. Describe the basic meteorological processes and weather hazards applicable to the flight environment.

 

Answer assigned questions from chapter 6 of the GFDPP1, and chapter 6 of AKTG2, online Canvas tests, reviews and other assignments.

 

 

 

Cumulative and Final Assessments

The student will correctly answer at least 80% of the questions on each of the following:

• Stage 1 Exam - GFDPP Ch.2,3,6(p44-46); AKTG Ch.2,3,6 (#61 to 69), and others sections-see schedule

• Stage 2 Exam - GFDPP Ch.1,4,5AB,6; AKTG Ch. 1,4,5AB,6 and others sections-see schedule

• Final Examination (cumulative, entire course)

 





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