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AVP 142 - Principles of Flight II


Description:
Basic knowledge of airplane performance and loading, preflight planning including weather analysis, visual and radio (VOR/ADF) navigation, flight physiology, and aeronautical decision making. Preflight planning for cross-country flights. A grade of B- is required for an FAA graduation certificate.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: AVP 141. Co-requisite: AVP 211.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

 

 

The student will:

 

1.    Determine various airplane performance parameters and loading values using charts, graphs, and tables provided by the manufacturer in the Pilot Operating Handbook of a typical light training airplane.

 

 

Complete the “Airplane Performance Exercise” handout, answer assigned questions from Prepware and text, complete study questions

 

2.    With the aid of a checklist, plan a typical VFR cross-country flight, which includes the analysis of aviation weather reports and forecasts provided in graphical and alphanumeric formats, and accurately complete a VFR Navigation Log and Flight Plan form.

 

 

Complete the “Navigation” and “Graphical Weather Information” homework assignments and answer assigned questions from Prepware and text, complete study questions. Complete AOPA online course.

 

3.    Describe the principles of pilotage, dead reckoning, and basic radio navigation (including VOR & ADF).

 

 

Answer assigned questions from from Prepware and text, complete study questions. Group project on SBT.

 

4.    Discuss the basic physiological limitations applicable to private pilot flight operations and identify the appropriate actions to reduce or eliminate their effects.

 

Answer assigned questions from Prepware and text, complete study questions and AOPA online course

 

5.    Discuss and describe aeronautical decision making.

 

 

Answer assigned questions from Prepware and text, complete study questions. Group projects on SBT. Complete AOPA online course.

 

 

 

Cumulative and Final Assessments

The student will:

Correctly answer at least 80% of the questions on each of the following: FAA Stage III Exam and FAA EOC Final Exam (cumulative; includes material from AVP141).





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