Section 7: Flight Operations

 

GENERAL

  1 Pilot-In-Command Responsibilities
  2 Aircraft Defects/Minimum Equipment List
  3 Winter Operations
  4 Thunderstorm Avoidance
  5 Mountain Flying Operations
  6 Wildlife Hazards
  7 Wildlife Conservation
  8 Collision Avoidance - Use of Landing Lights
  9 Canadian Runway Friction Index (CRFI)
  10 Runway Numbering
  11 VASIS/PAPI
  12 Approach, Runway and Aerodrome Markings/Lighting
  13 Obstruction Marking/Lighting
  14 Units of Measurement and Conversion
  15 Radio Communications (as per Section 1.)
  16 Aerodrome Operations (Including Marshalling Signals and Procedures for the Prevention of Runway Incursions)
  17 Wheelbarrowing
  18 Hydro-planing
  19 Taxiing
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 20 Effects of Wind/Wind Shear
  21 Side-slips
  22 Radio/Electronic Interference, Portable Electronic Devices
 

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

  1 Lift/Drag Ratio
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 2 Effects of Density Altitude/Humidity
  3 Attitude Plus Power Equals Performance - Climb/Descent/ Level Flight
  4 Normal/Short/Soft and Rough Field Take-offs and Landings
  5 Ground Effect
  6 Best Angle of Climb (Vx)
  7 Best Rate of Climb (Vy)
  8 Manoeuvring Speed (Va)
  9 Maximum Normal Operating Speed (Vno)
  10 Never Exceed Speed (Vne)
  11 Maximum Flap Speed (Vfe)
  12 Maximum Gear Operating Speed (Vlo)
  13 Gliding for Range
  14 Flying for Range
  15 Flying for Endurance
  16 Slow Flight
  17 Stalls
  18 Indicated and True Stalling Speed
  19 Stall Speed vs Altitude
  20 Spins
  21 Spirals
  22 Bank/Speed vs Rate/Radius of Turn
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 23 Effects of Change of Weight or Centre of Gravity (C of G) on Performance
  24 Use of Aircraft Flight Manual (Including Approved and Unapproved Operational Information)
 

USE OF PERFORMANCE CHARTS

Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 1 Take-off Charts
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 2 Cross-wind Charts
  3 Climb/Descent Charts
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 4 Cruise Charts
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 5 Fuel Burn Charts
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 6 Landing Charts
  7 Performance (V) Speeds - Va, Vno, Vfe, Vlo, Vne, Vs, Vx, Vy
  8 Effect of Ice/Snow/Frost/Slush/Water on Take-off and Landing Run
  9 Effect of Various Runway Surfaces on Take-off and Landing Run
  10 Upslope/Downslope Runway
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 11 CFRI Performance Tables and Charts
 

WEIGHT AND BALANCE


1 Terms - e.g. Datum/Arm/Moment/MAC
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 2 Locating CG
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 3 CG Limits
  4 Weights - e.g. Empty/Gross
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 5 Load Adjustment
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 6 Cargo Tie-down/Passenger Loading
  7 Normal/Utility Category
 

WAKE TURBULENCE

  1 Causes
  2 Effects
  3 Avoidance
 

SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR) (TC AIM - SAR)

  1 Service Available, Request for Assistance, Aiding Persons in Distress
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 2 ELT (Exclude Categories)
  3 Aircraft Emergency Assistance
  4 Survival - Basic Techniques
 

AIRCRAFT CRITICAL SURFACE CONTAMINATION

Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 1 Effects of Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination on Performance
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 2 Clean Aircraft Concept
  3 Frozen Contaminants
  4 Cold Soaking Phenomenon
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 5 Practices for Pilots to Ensure a Clean Aircraft
Subject are considered essential knowledge for the commercial applicant. 6 Pre-Take-Off Inspection
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