Overview

To consolidate the procedural aspects of cross country flight and instruct the student in visual night flying. The student will also receive instruction on night visual departure, en-route and approach procedures. Additionally, the student will undertake aircraft upset prevention and recovery training. A significant portion of command flight time will be accrued as part of this unit.

Requisites

Teaching Periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
Study Period 4
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
27-November-2023
25-February-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-December-2023
Census date
18-December-2023
Last withdraw without fail date
12-January-2024
Results released date
26-March-2024
Summer
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
02-January-2024
11-February-2024
Last self-enrolment date
02-January-2024
Census date
12-January-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
02-February-2024
Results released date
27-February-2024
HE Block 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
05-February-2024
17-March-2024
Last self-enrolment date
05-February-2024
Census date
16-February-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
01-March-2024
Results released date
30-April-2024
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
10-March-2024
Census date
31-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-April-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
Term 1
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
26-February-2024
14-April-2024
Last self-enrolment date
26-February-2024
Census date
08-March-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
22-March-2024
Results released date
14-May-2024
Term 2
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
15-April-2024
26-May-2024
Last self-enrolment date
15-April-2024
Census date
03-May-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
10-May-2024
Results released date
02-July-2024
HE Block 3
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
06-May-2024
16-June-2024
Last self-enrolment date
06-May-2024
Census date
17-May-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
31-May-2024
Results released date
16-July-2024
HE Block 4
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
27-May-2024
07-July-2024
Last self-enrolment date
27-May-2024
Census date
07-June-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
21-June-2024
Results released date
13-August-2024
Winter
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
17-June-2024
28-July-2024
Last self-enrolment date
17-June-2024
Census date
28-June-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
12-July-2024
Results released date
13-August-2024
HE Block 5
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
08-July-2024
18-August-2024
Last self-enrolment date
08-July-2024
Census date
19-July-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
02-August-2024
Results released date
24-September-2024
Semester 2
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
29-July-2024
27-October-2024
Last self-enrolment date
11-August-2024
Census date
31-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
13-September-2024
Results released date
03-December-2024
Term 3
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
29-July-2024
08-September-2024
Last self-enrolment date
29-July-2024
Census date
09-August-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
23-August-2024
Results released date
08-October-2024
Term 4
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
16-September-2024
27-October-2024
Last self-enrolment date
16-September-2024
Census date
04-October-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
11-October-2024
Results released date
03-December-2024
HE Block 7
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
07-October-2024
17-November-2024
Last self-enrolment date
07-October-2024
Census date
18-October-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
01-November-2024
Results released date
17-December-2024
HE Block 8
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
28-October-2024
08-December-2024
Last self-enrolment date
28-October-2024
Census date
08-November-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
22-November-2024
Results released date
17-December-2024
Study Period 4
Location
Hawthorn
Start and end dates
25-November-2024
23-February-2025
Last self-enrolment date
08-December-2024
Census date
16-December-2024
Last withdraw without fail date
10-January-2025
Results released date
18-March-2025

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in planning and executing day flights under the VFR flight rules or night flights under the NVFR considering all legal operational requirements
  • Conduct safe night traffic pattern operations in accordance with the specified procedures and approved techniques to CAE OAA solo standard in normal and abnormal situations
  • Conduct upset prevention and flight recovery
  • Conduct basic IFR en-route procedures including sector entries and holding patterns
  • Demonstrate progressive advancement of pilot in command responsibilities and accountability on cross country flights with or without passengers
  • Apply skills and knowledge to conduct a cross country flight in Australian airspace

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
Other
8.83 12 weeks 106
Unspecified Learning Activities (Phasing out)
Independent Learning
4.17 12 weeks 50
TOTAL156

Assessment

Type Task Weighting ULO's
AssessmentIndividual 100% 1,2,3,4,5,6 

Hurdle

As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all ULOs to a minimum standard, an undergraduate student must have achieved:

i. Complete all Syllabus hours to at least the required level of competencyii. Complete the total hour requirement of the Practicum, which includes Solo (60 hrs), Simulator (4 hrs), dual hours (11.8 hours), UPRT (5 hrs), and the solo night flight assessment.

Content

11.8 hours dual instruction, 60 hours solo flight time and 4 hours of simulator instruction encompassing Pilot in command time, night navigation and night circuit training.

5 hours of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) in an American Champion Aircraft Corporation Super Decathlon (8KCAB). The 8KCAB has conventional landing gear, also known as a tailwheel undercarriage. Note. Students will not receive a tailwheel undercarriage design feature endorsement on their CASR Part 61 flight crew licence on completion of UPRT.

25.5 hours of pre-flight and post-flight briefing for all dual, solo and simulator training sequences.

Study resources

Reading materials

A list of reading materials and/or required textbooks will be available in the Unit Outline on Canvas.