Section 5: Navigation - General

NAVIGATION TERMS

1 Air Position
2 Great Circle
3 Rhumb Line
4 Greenwich Hour Angle

MAPS AND CHARTS

1 Lambert Conformal
2 Transverse Mercator
3 Enroute Low Altitude Charts

TIME AND LONGITUDE

1 Time Zones and Relation to Longitude

FLIGHT PLANNING CALCULATIONS

 1 Heading and True Airspeed
 2 Wind and Wind Speed
 3 IAS - CAS - EAS - TAS
 4 Track and Groundspeed
 5 Time
 6 Weight and Balance
7 Fuel Load / Zero Fuel Weight
8 Pay Load / Weight Shift
9 Critical Point (CP)
10 Point of No Return (PNR) / Radius of Action

FLIGHT PLAN FORMS

1 Flight Plan
2 Flight Itinerary

EN ROUTE NAVIGATION

 1 Use of Aeronautical Charts
 2 Calculation of Heading and Groundspeed
 3 Use of Radio Aids to Determine Position and Transferring Position Lines
4 Gyro Steering Techniques in Areas of Compass Unreliability
5 Maintaining a Flight Log (Air Position)
6 Determination of Wind Velocity
7 Use of Canada Flight Supplement (CFS)

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