Overview

To endorse the student on the PPL (A) test aircraft. To consolidate the procedural aspects of cross country flight. To further develop proficiency in departure, en-route and arrival procedures in the conduct of private operations under VFR.

Teaching Periods
Location
Start and end dates
Last self-enrolment date
Census date
Last withdraw without fail date
Results released date
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:

  • Be able to determine one’s individual fitness to conduct a cross country flight within Australia
  • Be able to plan the flight considering all legal operational requirements based on accurate meteorological analysis including en-route and take-off and landing performance
  • Be able to prepare the aircraft including determining complete aircraft serviceability, fuel requirements and loading procedures
  • Be able to manage passengers during normal and emergency operations
  • Be able to safely conduct a cross flight of approximately 3 hours duration according to GFS standard operating procedures for normal and non-normal in-flight scenarios complying with all airspace requirements
  • Attain a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

Teaching methods

Hawthorn

Type Hours per week Number of weeks Total (number of hours)
Face to Face Contact (Phasing out)
Other
0.92 12 weeks 11
TOTAL11

Assessment

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

Content

The Additional Practicum will be utilised by students, to complete any additional flight hours required to meet competency within the associated practicum. This will constitute of 11 hours dual flight in a C172 aircraft.

Study resources

Reading materials

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