Ground School

Ground school started September 8th in Debert.

Ground schools are held in both Debert andGround School
Halifax at least three times a year usually starting in January, April and September.

NOTES

1. Ground school will be held at the Debert Flight Centre from 7PM to 10PM in accordance with the schedule shown below. ATTENTION RESIDENTS IN AND AROUND THE HALIFAX AREA! To avoid the commute to Debert, why not enroll in our Fall River course? The course schedule follows the same dates and times as our Debert classes, and contains the same curriculum. To reserve your spot today, contact Jennifer Skinner at (902) 430-6172, or email Edward Skinner (edward.skinner@cae.com).

2. A Moncton VNC map, E6B fight computer, protractor, ruler & pencil are required for the Navigation classes & School exam.

3. To write the TC Private Pilot Exam, you must have: a valid medical, at least 10 hours of flight training, completed a 40 hour PPL ground school and a signed letter from the School as proof of meeting the prerequisites. To write the CPL exam, you must have: a valid Class 1 medical, 100 hours of flight time, completed a 80 hour CPL ground school and have a signed letter from the School as proof of meeting the prerequisites.

4. Commercial students can receive their additional ground school requirements & signed letter directly from their instructor.

5. Written examinations for Private & Rec are by appointment only at the Debert Flight Centre. Commercial Exams are at the Transport Canada Centre, John Stanfield International Airport.


Debert Flight Centre Private Pilot License Ground School

This schedule may be changed by the CFI at any time.

Click here to download a list of dates and instructors for the current schedule (PDF format)

LESSON DAY SUBJECT
HOURS
Lesson One Tuesday
Intro, CAR's - Part III: Aerodromes & Airports
CAR's - Part IV: Personnel Licensing & Training
TSB: Air Traffic Services & Procedures
Flight Operations - General
0.5
1.0
0.5
1.0
Lesson Two Thursday
Ex 2, 3, 4 Prepatory Ground Briefing
3.0
Lesson Three Tuesday
Flight Operations: Weight & Balance
3.0
Lesson Four Thursday
Aerodynamics & Theory of Flight
3.0
Lesson Five Tuesday
Human Factors & Pilot Decision Making
3.0
Lesson Six Thursday
Flight Instruments
3.0
Lesson Seven Tuesday
Airframe, Engines & Systems
3.0
Lesson Eight Thursday
Meteorology - Theory
3.0
Lesson Nine Tuesday
CAR's - Part VI: General Operation & Flight Rules
3.0
Lesson Ten
Thursday
Meteorology - Theory
3.0
Lesson Eleven Tuesday
Navigation I
3.0
Lesson Twelve
Thursday
Meteorology – Theory Quiz & Review
3.0
Lesson Thirteen
Tuesday
Navigation II
3.0
Lesson Forteen Thursday
Flight Operations - Aircraft Performance
Flight Operations - Use of Performance Charts
Flight Operations - Wake Turbulence & Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination
3.0
Lesson Fifteen
Tuesday
Navigation III
3.0
Lesson Sixteen
Thursday
Meteorology - Reports, Forecasts, Maps and Charts
3.0
Lesson Seventeen
Tuesday
Navigation IV
3.0
Lesson Eighteen
Thursday
Meteorology - Reports, Forecasts, Quiz & Review
3.0
Lesson Nineteen
Tuesday
Navigation V
3.0
Lesson Twenty
Thursday
Radio & Electronic Theory
3.0
Lesson Twenty One
Tuesday
Navigation VI
3.0
Lesson Twenty Two
Thursday
TBA (If required)
3.0
Lesson Twenty Three
Tuesday
Club Exam
3.0

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