Section 6: Navigation and Radio Aids


DEFINITIONS
1 Meridian
2 Prime Meridian
3 Longitude
4 Equator
5 Latitude
6 Great Circle
7 Rhumb Line
8 Variation
9 Isogonal
10 Agonic Line
11 Deviation
12 Track
13 Heading
14 Airspeed
15 Ground Speed
16 Air Position
17 Ground Position
18 Bearing
19 Wind Velocity
20 Drift
MAPS AND CHARTS
1 Characteristics of Projections VTA - Transverse Mercator Projection
2 VNC - Lambert Conformal Conic Projection
3 Topographical Symbols
4 Elevation and Contours (Relief)
5 Aeronautical Information
6 Scale and Units of Measurement
7 Locating Position by Latitude and Longitude
8 Navigational Aids
TIME AND LONGITUDE
1 24 Hour System
2 Time Zones and Relation to Longitude
3 Conversion of UTC to Local and Vice Versa
PILOT NAVIGATION
1 Use of Aeronautical Charts
2 Measurement of Track & Distance
3 Map Reading
4 Setting Heading - Visual Angle of Departure
5 Check Points and Pin-Points
6 Use of Position Lines to Obtain a Fix
7 Ground Speed Checks and E.T.A. Revisions
8 Track Made Good
9 Determining Drift by 10° Lines
10 Double Track Error Method to Regain Track
11 Sum of Opening and Closing Angles to Destination
12 Visual Alteration Method of Correcting to Track
13 Diversion to Alternate
14 Return to Departure Point (Reciprocal Track)
15 Low Level Navigation
16 Deduced (Dead) Reckoning (DR Navigation)
17 In-flight Log and Mental Calculations
* 18 Procedures When Lost
19 Air and Ground Position
20 Variation and Deviation
21 True Track, Magnetic Track
22 True, Magnetic and Compass Headings
23 Indicated and Calibrated Airspeed (IAS, CAS)
24 True Airspeed, Ground Speed (TAS, G/S)
25 Compass Errors
26 Radio Communications (as per Section 1)
TRIANGLE OF VELOCITIES
1 True Airspeed and Heading
2 Wind Velocity
3 Ground Speed and Track
NAVIGATION COMPUTERS
1 True Heading and True Airspeed
2 Applying the Wind
3 True Track and Ground Speed
4 Magnetic Heading and Magnetic Track
5 Density Altitude and True Altitude
6 Indicated, Calibrated and True Airspeed
7 Time, Ground Speed and Distance
8 Fuel Consumption and Conversions
PRE-FLIGHT PREPARATION
1 Factors Affecting Choice of Route
2 Map Preparation
3 Meteorological Information
4 NOTAM
5 Selection of Check Points
6 Fuel Requirements
7 Weight and Balance
8 Use of the Canada Flight Supplement
9 Documents to be Carried in Aircraft
10 Flight Plans and Itineraries
11 Flight Log Forms
12 Aircraft Serviceability
RADIO THEORY
1 Characteristics of Low/High and Very High Frequency Radio Wave
2 Frequency Bands Used in Navigation and Communication
3 Operational Limitations
GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM (GNSS-GPS)
1 Basic Principals, Use and Limitations

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