Complete the Max Aero Rental Agreement and bring with you to the lesson.
Complete all portions of the Preflight Briefing Sheet, except for takeoff and landing performance.
Preflight the airplane using your checklist.
|Topic||Be able to answer:||Resources to study:|
Aviation Weather Reports
Terminal Area Forecast
Winds and Temps Aloft
Weather Briefing Interpretation
Read Chapter 11 – Weather Theory in the PHAK.
Read Chapter 12 – Aviation Weather Services in the PHAK.
Complete How to obtain a weather briefing
Obtain a weather briefing using LMFSWeb for a local flight. Be able to interpret each of these weather products, explaining the significant of the weather depicted, and be able to decode symbols and abbreviations:
Study Chapter 6 – Weather and Chapter 7 – Weather Services in 2014 Private Pilot Test Prep.
Use AC 00-45G Aviation Weather Services as a reference to interpret any textual weather product or chart. Your checklist supplement also has many abbreviations and symbols decoded for you.
Note: As an alternative to LMFSWeb, the Aviation Weather Center provides aviation weather products that can be quickly displayed.
||Review Chapter 5 in the PHAK.
Study Chapter 7 – Airplane Systems in your airplane’s POH/AFM.
|Practical Knowledge||Explain the practical test standards for, and how to perform, these maneuvers:
Explain how to fly the traffic pattern, and all collision avoidance procedures.
Explain how to correct for wind drift in the traffic pattern.
Explain how wake turbulence and mechanical turbulence affect the airplane.
Explain traffic pattern communications.
Explain how to perform a go-around, recover from a bounce, recover from a high approach, low approach, and crosswind takeoff and landing techniques.
|Study the practical test standards for these maneuvers.|
|Decision Making and Risk Mgmt||Weather-related accidents
Identify the missed hazards and poor decisions in the accident report you analyzed.
Review crosswind component and weight and balance for flight.
Use the PAVE checklist to identify risks associated with the flight.
|Research a general aviation accident in the NTSB accident database that was weather related. Bring the accident report to the lesson.|
|Operation||Expect to:||Prepare by:|
|Takeoffs, Landings, and Go Around||
|Ground Reference Maneuvers||