Course Title: 4.02 Aircraft General Knowledge 4

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6010 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 4.02 Aircraft General Knowledge 4

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 66

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Course Contact: Raymond Meyer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9394 9903

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Course Description

To introduce the student to advanced Aerodynamic Theory and to provide the student with selected knowledge for advanced aircraft type airframe and systems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of module 3.06

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF935 4.02 Aircraft General Knowledge 4


1. Describe the typical airframe and auxiliary systems found in subsonic turbo prop/ jet aircraft.

2. Describe the basic principles and practical operations of a Turbine Engine.

3. Describe the engine instruments and flight instrumentation systems.

4. Describe the operation of Automatic Flight Control Systems.

5. Describe the warning systems and recording equipment.

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.