Practical Examination: 100%.
Training for the private pilots licence is competency based and while progressive
assessment is recorded in the training syllabus the licence is granted on successful
completion of the flight test.
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this unit of study students will:
- Be able to determine ones 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)
This unit of study helps to prepare the students who are:
- Are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
- Are aware of environments in which they will be contributing
- Are adaptable and manage change
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.