6.0 Navigation and Radio Aids

6.1  DEFINITIONS

  1. Longitude
  2. Latitude
  3. Variation
  4. Deviation
  5. Track
  6. Ground Position
  7. Bearing
  8. Wind Velocity

6.2  MAPS AND CHARTS

  1. Projections and Characteristics
  2. 1:250,000 Transverse Mercator (VTA)
  3. 1:500,000 Lambert Conformal Projection (VNC)
  4. Topographical Symbols
  5. Elevation and Contours (Relief)
  6. Aeronautical Information
  7. Scale and Units Measurement
  8. Locating Position by Latitude and Longitude

6.3  TIME

  1. 24 Hour System
  2. Conversion of UTC to Local and Vice Versa

6.4  PILOT NAVIGATION

  1. Use of Aeronautical Charts
  2. Measurement of Track and Distance
  3. Map Reading
  4. Check Points and Pin-Points
  5. True Track, Magnetic Track
  6. Fuel Requirements

6.5  PRE-FLIGHT PREPARATION

  1. Factors Affecting Choice of Launch Site
  2. Map Preparation
  3. Meteorological Information
  4. Location of Prohibited Zones
  5. Fuel Requirements
  6. Weight Calculations
  7. Documents to be Carried in Aircraft
  8. Flight Plans and Itineraries
  9. Entries in Aircraft Logs

6.6  RADIO RADAR AIDS - BASIC PRINCIPLES AND USE

  1. Frequency Bands Used in Communication
  2. Transponders
  3. Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) Primary and Secondary

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