Ground School

Ground school starts February 5th.

Ground SchoolGround School will be offered throughout the year in both Halifax and Debert. Details and registration by contacting General Manager, Denyse Sibley Or CFI Mergim Veliu 902 662 2228 or 902 758 5177


1. Ground school will be held at the Debert Flight Centre from 7PM to 10PM in accordance with the schedule shown below (Schedule subject to change). To reserve your spot today, contact our General Manager or CFI at (902) 662-2228 or (902) 758-5177.

2. A current Moncton VNC map, E6B fight computer, protractor, ruler & pencil are required for the Navigation & Club 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 examination for Private & Rec are by appointment only at the Debert Flight Centre. Commercial Exams are at the Transport Canada Centre.

6. Students that are taking the on-line ground school can join us in the classroom at any time for extra help for a very minimal fee. Contact the CFI or GM for details.

Ground School Schedule (February 2019)

February 5
Introduction & CAR's - Part III Aerodromes & Airports and Part IV Personnel Licensing & Training & Air Traffic Services
Paul Gamble
February 7
Flight Instruments
Paul Gamble
February 12
Airframes, Engines & Systems
Paul Gamble
February 14
Aerodynamics & Theory of Flight
Paul Gamble
February 19
CAR's - Part VI General Operation & Flight Rules
Paul Gamble
February 21
Flight Operations – Weight & Balance
Paul Gamble
February 26
Flight Operations - Aircraft Performance
Paul Gamble
February 28
Flight Operations - Use of Performance Charts
Paul Gamble
March 5
Meteorology - Theory
Paul Gamble
March 7
Meteorology - Theory
Paul Gamble
March 12
Meteorology - Report, Graphical
Paul Gamble
March 14
Meteorology - Reports, Text Based
Paul Gamble
March 19
Flight Operations - Wake Turbulence & Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination & Transportation Safety Board
Paul Gamble
March 21
Human Factors & Pilot Decision Making
Paul Gamble
March 26
Navigation #1
Paul Gamble
March 28
Navigation #2
Paul Gamble
April 2
Navigation #3
Paul Gamble
April 4
Navigation #4
Paul Gamble
April 9
Radio & Electronic Theory & Nav Aids
Paul Gamble
April 11
TBA (storm day make up)
Paul Gamble
April 16
Review Night
Paul Gamble
April 18
Club Exam
Paul Gamble

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