Course Title: 4.05 Flight Planning And Performance 3

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6009 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 4.05 Flight Planning And Performance 3

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 84

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

To further the students ability to flight plan on a heavy jet aircraft and to introduce the student to the performance requirements of an aircraft over 5700 kgs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of module 3.06

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF938 4.05 Flight Planning And Performance 3


1. Recall and state selected advanced aerodynamic knowledge associated with high altitude, high subsonic speed flight.

2. State the various requirements for take-off and landing performance of multi-engined gas turbine aeroplanes over 5700 kgs MTOW.

3. State the required performance during climb, cruise and descent phases of flight.

4. Describe and calculate the weight and balance conditions for an aircraft.

5. Calculate and prepare a flight plan and describe the necessity of inflight monitoring.

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment requires satisfactory completion of the course and an external CASA examination