Obtain a weather briefing from LMFSWeb and 1-800-WXBRIEF for the local area.
Complete all portions of the Preflight Briefing Sheet.
Preflight the airplane using your checklist.
|Topic||Be able to answer:||Resources to study:|
|Practical Knowledge||PTS Introduction
||Learn about the Practical Test Standards Explained guide and study the Introduction section in the PTS Explained guide.|
Be prepared to respond to questions on these topics in the Private Pilot PTS.
While answering questions in Task B, your instructor will review the airplane’s logbooks with you and complete the Practical Exam Airworthiness Sheet.
Tab each section of the FAR/AIM where you locate knowledge needed to respond to questions in these PTS tasks.
Study Task A: Certificate and Documents in the PTS Explained guide.
Study Task B: Airworthiness Requirements in the PTS Explained guide.
Private Pilot Aeronautical Experience
Review the accumulated experience with your instructor.
|Complete the Private Pilot – Required Aeronautical Experience sheet and bring to the lesson.|
|Practical Knowledge||Diversion, Lost Procedures and Lost Comm
Practice measuring distance and calculating the magnetic course between two points on a sectional chart using a straight edge, using only one hand.
Practice calculating time enroute and fuel burned with an E-6B, using only one hand.
Research airport data for KJAQ, KMHR and F72. Write this down on a quick reference sheet and keep it in your kneeboard.
|Decision Making and Risk Mgmt||
Review weather briefing, airplane performance and weight and balance for flight.
Use the PAVE checklist to identify risks associated with the flight.
|Operation||Expect to:||Prepare by:|
||The instructor will ask you to perform each maneuver listed below. The instructor will provide feedback and coaching to help you attain performance within the practical test standards.||Review the practical test standards and the Airplane Flying Handbook material for each of these maneuvers.|