Flight 2 - Full-Panel Instrument - Slow Flight, Stalls, Steep Turns

  • Increase proficiency in attitude instrument flying by performing slow flight, stalls and steep turns.
  • Recover from unusual flight attitudes solely by reference to instruments
  • Become familiar with the aircraft systems, equipment and preflight checks necessary for IFR flight.
Learning Objectives
Preflight Discussion
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Explain Aircraft Systems related to IFR Operations
Explain Aircraft Flight Instruments and Navigation Equipment
Explain Stall/Spin Awareness
Explain Single-Pilot Resource Management
Perform Preflight Risk Assessment
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Practice Instrument and Equipment Cockpit Check
Practice IFR Takeoff Preparation
Practice Full-Panel: Maneuvering during Slow Flight
Practice Full-Panel: Power Off Stalls
Practice Full-Panel: Power On Stalls
Practice Full-Panel: Steep Turns
Practice Full-Panel: Recovery from Unusual Flight Attitudes
Practice Postflight Procedures - Checking Instruments and Equipment
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Practice Full-Panel: Straight-and-Level Flight
Practice Full-Panel: Change of Airspeed
Practice Full-Panel: Standard-Rate Turns
Practice Full-Panel: Constant Airspeed Climbs
Practice Full-Panel: Climbing Turns
Practice Full-Panel: Constant Airspeed Descents
Practice Full-Panel: Descending Turns
Practice Full-Panel: Operations in Turbulence
Postflight Briefing
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Practice Critique maneuvers/procedures and SRM
Completion Standards
The lesson is complete when the pilot-in-training can:
  • explain aircraft instrument systems, equipment and preflight and post-flight checks necessary for IFR flight.
  • demonstrate proficiency in full-panel attitude instrument flying while performing basic flight maneuvers.
  • maintain positive aircraft control with altitude +- 200 feet, heading +-15 degrees, airspeed +- 15 knots and bank angles +- 5 degrees during turns.