Sport Pilot Airplane Ground 9 - Cross-Country Flight Planning
Student Instructor
Date Instruction Time
Learning Objectives
Task/Knowledge Desc Expl Prac Perf NotOb
VFR Cross-Country planning
Route selection
Prac
Altitude selection
Prac
Implications of aircraft loading
Prac
Interpreting a standard weather briefing for the planned flight
Prac
Identifying airspace, VFR cloud clearance and visibility requirements, and equipment and operating requirements for airspace that will be encountered along the planned flight.
Prac
Creation of a navigation log
Prac
Go/no-go decision making
Prac
Plan for alternatives if the flight cannot be completed or delays are encountered.
Prac
Certificates and Documents
Private pilot certificate privileges and limitations
Expl
Medical certificate class and duration
Expl
Pilot logbook and flight records
Expl
Aircraft certificates and documents
Expl
Airworthiness Requirements
Required instruments and equipment
Expl
Determining airworthiness with and without a minimum Equipment List
Expl
Special flight permit
Expl
Maintenance requirements and records
Expl
Completion Standards
Standard Complete
meet the desired outcomes listed in the learning objectives table.
interpret aviation weather reports and forecasts.
identify and explain the requirements to operate within the different airspace structures.
explain how the elements of certificate and documents pertain to VFR flight.
explain how the elements of airworthiness requirements pertain to VFR flight.
plan a VFR cross-country flight with instructor guidance.

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