Section 7: Flight Operations

7.1 ATMOSPHERIC EFFECTS IN FLIGHT
  (proficiency level 5)
   
  1 ICAO Standard Atmosphere
  2 Temperature and Pressure/Air Density
  3 Humidity/Rain
  4 Cold Temperature Corrections
   
7.2 PERFORMANCE
  (proficiency level 5)
   
  1 Indicated and True Stalling Speeds
  2 Slow Speed Flight Characteristics
- Turbo-prop
- Turbo-jet
  3 High Speed Flight Characteristic
- Turbo-prop
- Turbo-jet
  4 Relationship of Speed to Angle of Attack
  5 Cruising for Range/Endurance
  6 Flight Performance "V" Speeds - Definition and Use
  7 Weight and Balance - Load Adjustment
  8 Effect of Changes in Weight and Load Distribution
  9 Hydroplaning
  10 Wind Shear - Effects and Avoidance
  11 Landing Techniques
  12 Selection of Alternates
   
7.3 CHARTS AND GRAPHS
  (proficiency level 5)
   
  1 Weight and Balance
  2 Take-off
  3 Climb
  4 Cruise
  5 Buffet Boundary
  6 Descent
  7 Landing
  8 Crosswind
  9 Weight, Altitude, Temperature (WAT), Takeoff/Landing Performance Charts
   
7.4 CRITICAL SURFACE CONTAMINATION
  (proficiency level 5)
   
  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
   
7.5 WAKE TURBULENCE
  (proficiency level 5)
   
  1 Causes and Effects
  2 Avoidance Procedures
  3 Separation Criteria and Waiver
   
7.6 FLIGHT MANUAL
  (proficiency level 3)
   
  1 Approved Information
   
7.7 VOLCANIC ASH
  (proficiency level 5)
   
  1 Hazards
   
7.8 AIRMANSHIP/RULES OF THUMB
  (proficiency level 4)
   
  1 General
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