Section 7: Flight Operations

ATMOSPHERIC EFFECTS ON FLIGHT

 1 ICAO Standard Atmosphere
 2 Temperature and Pressure / Air Density
 3 Humidity / Rain

PERFORMANCE

1 Power Available and Power Required
 2 Hovering In Ground Effect and Out of Ground Effect (IGE / OGE)
3 Critical Wind Envelope
4 Best Rate of Climb
 5 Cruising for Range / Endurance
6 Effect of Changes in Weight / Temperature
 7 Flight Performance "V" Speeds / Definition and Use
 8 Wind Shear - Effects and Avoidance

SPECIALTY OPERATIONS

1 External Loads
2 Heliport / Helideck

CHARTS AND GRAPHS

 1 Weight and Balance
2 Take-off (including Cat A and B)
3 Climb
 4 Cruise
5 Descent
6 Landing

CRITICAL SURFACE CONTAMINATION

1 Clean Aircraft Concept - Practices and Techniques
 2 Frozen Contaminants Including Cold-Soaking Phenomenon
3 De-icing and Anti-icing Fluids
4 De-icing and Anti-icing Procedures
5 Variables that Can Influence Holdover Time
6 Critical Surface Inspections
7 Pre-take off Inspection
8 Health Affects
9 Application Guideline Tables

WAKE TURBULENCE

1 Causes and Effects
2 Avoidance Procedures
3 Separation Criteria and Waiver

FLIGHT MANUAL

1 Approved Information
2 Unapproved Information

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