Course Title: 2.03 Aeroplane Type And Aerodynamics 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6009 Diploma of Air Transport (Airline Pilot)

Course Title: 2.03 Aeroplane Type And Aerodynamics 2

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 12

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Course Description

To demonstrate a knowledge of equipment needed for a cross country flight and awareness of survival procedures, and to complete aerodynamics to PPL standard, including twin engine operation theory.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of Module 1.08 Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (BAK) Examination, and Module 1.10 General Flying Progress Test (GFPT).

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBF917 2.03 Aeroplane Type And Aerodynamics 2


1. Locate and list the equipment necessary for flight, and demonstrate tie down, stowage and ELB procedures.

2. Recall selected definitions, Bernoulli's theorem and airflow around a wing.

3. Recall and state the forces on an aircraft during manoeuvres and factors which affect an aircraft during such manoeuvres.

4. Recall and state selected information on stalling and spinning.

5. Recall and apply range, loading and endurance concepts.

6. State the three planes of stability and control, factors affecting them, and the aerodynamic controls used for flight

7. State the characteristics of nosewheel and tailwheel aircraft.

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Overview of Assessment

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