Flight 26 - Practical Test Prep Flight II


The purpose of this lesson is to prepare the pilot-in-training for the practical test.


Crater Lake Visit

You are planning a backpacking camping trip with your family to visit Crater Lake.  You will fly your family and their gear to Klamath Falls, where you'll rent a car for the week to reach the national park. 

  • Study these tasks in the Jeppesen Private Pilot FAA Practical Test Study Guide
    • Area of Operation I: Preflight Preparation
      • Task F: Performance and Limitations
      • Task G: Operation of Systems
      • Task H: Human Factors
    • Area of Operation VII: Slow Flight and Stalls
    • Area of Operation VIII: Basic Instrument Maneuvers
    • Area of Operation XI: Night Operations
    • Area of Operation XII: Postflight Procedures
  • Plan a cross-country flight to Klamath Falls (KLMT)
  • Obtain a standard weather briefing
  • 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 Performance and Limitations
Perform Operation of Systems
Perform Human Factors
Perform Spin Awareness
Perform Night Preparation
Perform Preflight Risk Assessment
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Perform Soft-Field Takeoff and Climb
Perform Soft-Field Approach and Landing
Perform Short-Field Takeoff and Maximum Performance Climb
Perform Short-Field Approach and Landing
Perform Steep Turns
Perform Pilotage and Dead Reckoning
Perform Navigation Systems and Radar Services
Perform Diversion
Perform Lost Procedures
Perform Maneuvering During Slow Flight
Perform Power-Off Stalls
Perform Power-On Stalls
Perform Basic Instrument Maneuvers, including unusual attitude recoveries and electronic navigation
Postflight Briefing
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Perform Critique Performance
Completion Standards
The lesson is complete when the pilot-in-training can:
  • meet the desired outcomes in the learning objectives table.