Flight 13 - Second Supervised Solo


The purpose of this lesson is for the pilot-in-training to gain additional solo flight experience in the traffic pattern while practicing takeoffs and landings.


You will be conducting a solo flight today in the traffic pattern at your local airport. Your mission is to practice normal/crosswind takeoffs and landings or as directed by your flight instructor.

  • Obtain a weather briefing and be prepared to present it during the Preflight Discussion
  • Calculate weight and balance and takeoff and landing performance
  • Review aircraft maintenance records to determine compliance with inspection requirements.
Learning Objectives
Preflight Discussion
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Perform Discuss lesson objective and completion standards
Practice Review areas as deemed necessary by your instructor
Perform Preflight Risk Assessment
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Perform Normal/Crosswind Takeoff and Climb
Perform Collision avoidance procedures
Perform Airport traffic patterns and prelanding procedures
Perform Normal/Crosswind Approach and Landing
Perform Go-around from rejected landing
Completion Standards
The lesson is complete when the pilot-in-training can:
  • meet the desired outcomes listed in the learning objectives table.
  • safely conducts a traffic pattern solo flight. The flight instructor will conduct a postflight discussion to ensure that lesson content and objectives have been met.