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Airline and Flight Operations - AVFO


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Interpret then apply Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARS) and Navigation Canada (NAV CAN) airspace classifications to various flight operations.
  • Interpret then apply IFR minima, take-off, approach, landing and alternate.
  • Interpret then apply Canada Air Pilot (CAP) approach plates and Enroute Low Altitude (LO) charts.
  • Based upon regulatory procedures for IFR flights, prepare an IFR flight plan including IFR departure, terminal and approach procedures.
  • Based upon regulatory procedures, demonstrate IFR procedures, holds, approach entries, contact and visual approaches for various flight operations.
  • Using basic theory of meteorology for pilots, prepare an accurate flight plan using aviation forecasts, reports and charts.
  • Interpret, then apply the Canadian Runway Friction Index (CRFI) to landing procedures.
  • Interpret the information provided by ground approach guidance systems (Visual Approach Slope Indicator System (VASIS) and Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI)) to execute safe landing procedures.
  • Use the appropriate communications during various operational conditions.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2010

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