Section 7: Flight Operations


GENERAL
1 Pilot-In-Command Responsibilities
2 Winter Operations
* 3 Thunderstorm Avoidance
4 Mountain Flying Operations
5 Collision Avoidance - Use of Landing Lights
6 Marshalling Signals
7 Aerodrome/Heliport Marking and Lighting
8 Nose Wheel Steering/Tail Wheel
9 Obstruction Markings/Lighting
10 Units of Measurement and Conversion
11 Use of Aircraft Flight Manual
PERFORMANCE
1 Effects of Critical Surface Contamination
2 Ground Effect
3 Weathercock Effect
4 Ground Resonance
5 Overpitching/Rotor Droop
6 Blade Sailing
7 Power Available and Required
8 Range and Endurance
9 Autorotation Speeds
10 Best Rate of Climb (Vy)
11 Mast Bumping
12 Vibrations
13 Blade Stall
14 Bank/Speed vs Rate/Radius of Turn
* 15 Effect of Change of Weight or Centre of Gravity (C of G) on Performance
USE OF PERFORMANCE CHARTS
1 Rate of Climb
2 Critical Wind Azimuth
3 Performance (V) Speed - Vy, Vne
WEIGHT AND BALANCE
* 1 Terms (e.g. datum, arm, moment)
2 Locating Centre of Gravity (C of G)
3 C of G Limits - Longitudinal
4 C of G Limits - Lateral
5 Weight (e.g. empty, gross)
6 Load adjustment
7 Cargo Tie Down/Passenger Loading/External Loading
WAKE TURBULENCE
* 1 Causes
2 Effects
* 3 Avoidance
SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR) (A.I.P. CANADA - SAR INFORMATION)
1 Types of Service Available
2 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT), Exclude Categories
3 Aircraft Emergencies
4 Survival - Basic Techniques
CRITICAL SURFACE CONTAMINATION
* 1 Clean Aircraft Concept
2 Frozen Contaminants
3 Cold Soaking Phenomenon
4 Practices for Pilots to Ensure a Clean Aircraft
5 Pre-Take-Off Inspection
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