ERIC Number: ED098379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pilot Transition Courses for Complex Single-Engine and Light Twin-Engine Airplanes.
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This publication is intended for use by certificated airplane pilots and provides transitional knowledge and skills for more complex single-engine or light twin-engine airplanes. The training should be conducted by a competent flight instructor certified in the class of airplane and familiar with the make and model. A syllabus outline of ground and flight instruction and directed practice for checkouts is included for both types of airplanes. Checkout procedures and standards covered are: preflight examination, flight maneuvers and procedures (coordination and planning, ground pattern maneuvers, controllable and landing approach airspeeds, stalls, maximum performance operations, and control by flight instruments), use of radio/autopilot/special equipment, and emergencies (single-engine forced landings, multiengine engine-out emergencies, and pressurized airplane emergency descents). Samples are shown of flight instructor's certification, instructor's recommendation, and graduation certificate. (EA)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.35)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.