Flight 4 - Partial-Panel - Introduction

  • Demonstrate proficiency in full-panel attitude instrument flying.
  • Perform the proper procedures to manage system and equipment malfunctions.
  • Practice partial-panel attitude instrument flying by performing basic flight maneuvers.
Learning Objectives
Preflight Discussion
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Explain Identifying Failed Instruments and Systems
Explain Partial-Panel Airplane Control Techniques
Explain Emergency Procedures
Explain Instrument Malfunction Reporting Requirements
Explain Task Management
Explain Situational Awareness
Explain CFIT Awareness
Perform Preflight Risk Assessment
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Explain Electrical System Failure
Explain Vacuum Pump Failure
Explain Gyroscopic Instrument Failure
Explain Pitot-Static Instrument Failure
Explain Loss of Primary Flight Instrument Indications
Practice Partial-Panel: Straight-and-Level Flight
Practice Partial-Panel: Standard-Rate Turns
Practice Partial-Panel: Change of Airspeed
Practice Partial-Panel: Constant Airspeed Climbs
Practice Partial-Panel: Constant Airspeed Descents
Practice Partial-Panel: Climbing Turns
Practice Partial-Panel: Descending Turns
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Perform IFR Takeoff Preparation
Practice Full-Panel: Steep Turns
Postflight Briefing
Desired Outcome Task/Knowledge
Practice Critique maneuvers/procedures and SRM
Completion Standards
The lesson is complete when the pilot-in-training can:
  • Recognize and explain the effect of instrument systems and equipment malfunctions
  • Recognize the change in instrument cross-check necessary to maintain airplane control while using partial-panel procedures