Course Title: 1.09 Flying Training To GFPT

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6010 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 1.09 Flying Training To GFPT

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Raymond Meyer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9903

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Course Description

To acquire the skills necessary to fly an aeroplane (safely solo in command) with passengers within the training area of a specified aerodrome.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Satisfactory completion of all modules 1.01 to 1.07.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF913 1.09 Flying Training To Gfpt


1. Define common selected aviation terminology and airmanship points applicable to briefings in air and on ground.

10. Perform level gentle, medium and steep turns, climbing & descending turns, steep descending turns, and compass turns.

11. Perform a stall and recovery, incipient spin and recovery, and spinning (if aircraft suitable).

12. Perform take-off, circuit, landing and go-round.

13. Perform emergency and abnormal procedures on the ground and in flight.

14. Fly straight and level, climb and descend, turn and recover from unusual attitudes on full instrument panel.

15. Navigate visually within the specified aerodrome confines and associated training area.

16. State the dangers and methods of avoidance and of dealing with turbulence.

17. State the use and requirements for the carriage of survival equipment.

18. State the procedures for ditching.

2. List and describe pre-flight information and requirements contained in pilot reference documents.

3. State and demonstrate the purpose and methods of daily and pre-flight inspections.

4. On completion of this unit the learner will be able to demonstrate the use of the VHF radio and the transponder.

5. Perform the procedures for pre-start, after-start, and shutdown.

6. Perform the procedures and checks for taxiing.

7. Operate the controls in a light General Aviation piston engine aircraft.

8. Fly straight and level flight in various configurations.

9. Perform various climbs and descents (including sideslipping if aircraft suitable).

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.