Private Pilot Airplane Flight 2 - Airport Traffic Pattern
Student Instructor
Date Instruction Time
Aircraft Flight Time
Learning Objectives
Task/Knowledge Desc Expl Prac Perf NotOb
Preflight Discussion
Discuss lesson objective and completion standards
Expl
Preflight planning and preparation
Expl
Tracking a straight line
Expl
Airport traffic patterns
Expl
Normal and crosswind landings
Expl
Single-pilot Resource Management (SRM)
Expl
Preflight Risk Assessment
Expl
Introduce
Aircraft Servicing
Desc
Collision avoidance procedures
Desc
Wake turbulence avoidance procedures
Desc
Wind shear avoidance procedures
Desc
Tracking a straight line
Desc
Airport traffic pattern entry and departure procedures
Desc
Normal or crosswind landings
Desc
Review
Aircraft preflight inspection
Prac
Cockpit management
Desc
Use of checklist
Prac
Engine starting and warm-up
Prac
Pre-takeoff and run-up procedures
Prac
Proper use of the radio for two-way communication
Prac
Taxiing
Prac
Normal or crosswind takeoffs and climbouts
Prac
Climbs and climbing turns
Prac
Shallow and Medium Banked Turns
Prac
Descents with and without turns, using high and low drag configurations
Prac
Establish known pitch and power configurations (fast cruise, descent, traffic pattern, climb)
Prac
Rudder Coordination Exercises
Prac
Before Landing procedures
Prac
After landing, engine shutdown, securing and postflight inspection
Prac
Aircraft postflight inspection
Prac
Postflight Briefing
Critique performance
Prac
Completion Standards
Standard Complete
meet the desired outcomes listed in the learning objectives table.
track a straight line and conduct traffic pattern procedures with instructor guidance.
conduct normal checklist procedures with little input from the instructor.
identify and avoid areas of possible wake turbulence and windshear with instructor guidance.
maintains continuous vigilance for other aircraft with extra precautions taken in areas of congested traffic.
maintain altitude ±250 feet, airspeed ±20 knots, heading ±30 degrees and roll out on headings within ±30 degrees of that desired while conducting fundamental flight maneuvers.

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