Commercial Pilot Licence Practicum 1

AVF80002 12.5 Credit Points External Venue


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 95.7 Hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Aims and objectives

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 aerobatics training designed to provide a sound foundation for upset flight recovery. A significant portion of command flight time will be accrued as part of this unit.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Demonstrate proficiency in planning and executing day flights under the VFR flight rules or night flights under the NVFR considering all legal operational requirements
2. 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
3. Conduct basic aerobatic manoeuvres and upset flight recovery
4. Conduct basic IFR en-route procedures including sector entries and holding patterns
5. Demonstrate progressive advancement of pilot in command responsibilities and accountability on cross country flights with or without passengers.
6. Apply skills and knowledge to conduct a cross country flight in Australian airspace.