This unit provides the operation, performance and planning theory, and the human performance and limitations theory, required by commercial pilot students wishing to undertake the CASA CPL examination. Topics covered include the aerodromes and ALA's, takeoff and landing Performance, climb, cruise and descent performance, weight and balance consideration, and the Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Echo Loading Systems, and airspace consideration, weather Consideration, topography consideration, aircraft performance, flight plan preparation and submission, and basic health and fitness, hyperventilation, atmospheric pressure changes, anatomy of the ear, vision, illusions, motion sickness, hypoxia, and first aid and survival. In addition to the recommended printed materials, students must obtain current charts (WAC, ERC-L, VTC) and current documents (ERSA). The documentation is available from Air Services Australia in Melbourne or at select flight schools throughout Australia.
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Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Prerequisite: AVAT 11001
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified
as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa,
must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study
period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining
at least an 80% attendance record).
This unit has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term.
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