Simulator Lessons

Unit 1 – Simulator familiarization and flight in the traffic pattern

Objective: In this unit, you will spend time getting familiar with how to operate the simulator to taxi around an uncontrolled airport, and conduct takeoffs and landings. Completion Standards: You have completed this unit when you can consistently: Takeoff and maintain centerline alignment Fly the traffic pattern legs using headings, making turns at the correct … Continue reading Unit 1 – Simulator familiarization and flight in the traffic pattern

Unit 2 – Short flight from uncontrolled airport to a second uncontrolled airport

Objective: In this unit, you will spend time flying a short cross country flight from French Valley to Hemet-Ryan to develop your ability to identify landmarks and enter the traffic pattern and land at an uncontrolled airport. Completion Standards: You have completed this unit when you can fly to and find Hemet-Ryan airport without getting … Continue reading Unit 2 – Short flight from uncontrolled airport to a second uncontrolled airport

Unit 4 – Class D Airport to Class D Airport without Traffic Advisories

Objective: In this unit, you will develop the knowledge and skill to obtain a taxi clearance and a takeoff clearance for departure at a tower controlled airport, and an initial call-up, pattern entry and landing clearance at a different towered controlled airport. Completion Standards: You have completed this unit when you can: Obtain a taxi … Continue reading Unit 4 – Class D Airport to Class D Airport without Traffic Advisories

Unit 5 – Introduction to ATC Radar Service and Traffic Advisories

Objective: In this unit, you will develop the knowledge and skill to obtain traffic advisories from an ATC radar controller for a short cross country flight between two uncontrolled airports. Completion Standards: You have completed this unit when you can: Depart an uncontrolled airport and obtain traffic advisories from ATC. Fly to your destination airport. … Continue reading Unit 5 – Introduction to ATC Radar Service and Traffic Advisories

Unit 6 – Class Delta Airport to Class Delta Airport with Traffic Advisories

Objective: In this unit, you will develop the knowledge and skill to obtain traffic advisories from an ATC radar controller for a short cross country flight between two tower controlled airports. Completion Standards: You have completed this unit when you can: Request traffic advisories from the ground controller at a tower controlled airport. Obtain a … Continue reading Unit 6 – Class Delta Airport to Class Delta Airport with Traffic Advisories

Unit 8 – Class D Airspace Transition with Approach Control

Objective: In this unit, you will develop the knowledge and skill to transition Class D airspace while receiving traffic advisories from approach control. Completion Standards: You have completed this unit when you can: Depart an uncontrolled airport. Obtain traffic advisories and transition through Class D airspace. Fly to and land at your destination airport. Preparation: … Continue reading Unit 8 – Class D Airspace Transition with Approach Control