7.0 Flight Operations

7.1  GENERAL

  1. Pilot-In-Command Responsibilities
  2. Winter Operations
  3. Thunderstorms Avoidance
  4. Mountain Flying Operations
  5. Airport Rotating Beacon
  6. Obstruction Marking/Lighting
  7. Units of Measurement and Conversion Metric/U.S./Imperial
  8. Emergency Procedures

7.2  BALLOON PERFORMANCE

  1. Effects of Rain on a Balloon
  2. Lift vs Air Density/Humidity
  3. Inflation and Lift Off
  4. False Lift
  5. Use of Pilot Operating Handbook - General
  6. Effects of Change of Weight on Performance
  7. Cold Descents
  8. Hi and Low Wind Approaches and Landings
  9. High Vertical Speed Approaches and Landing

7.3  USE OF PERFORMANCE CHARTS

  1. Loading Charts

7.4  WEIGHT

  1. Terms (e.g. Empty, Gross)
  2. Calculations

7.5  WAKE TURBULENCE

  1. Causes
  2. Effects
  3. Avoidance

7.6  SEARCH AND RESCUE (TC AIM- SAR)

  1. Types of Service Available
  2. Aircraft Emergency Assistance
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