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PILOT GROUND SCHOOL - 4TH QUARTER 2015                                                             "REAL" FAA Exam: "B" Day - Thu, 9 May; "A" Day: Fri, 10 May

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19/21 Mar

Overview of 4th Quarter; Introduction of Practice FAA Exam plan (3 "freebies;" 6 actual); 
Ch 7, WX Reports (Section A & B) - METARs, PIREPS, TAFs; Crash Course for Kids

23/27 Mar Ch 7, Sec B- FAs, ForeFlight Aviation Weather brief
29 Mar Some Cool Fighter Footage; Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (sUAS) applications and hands on exercise
4/6 Apr FAA Ch 7 Test - WX Reports (68 q's X 2 points = 136 possible); Ch 7, Sec C - Graphic WX Products
 10 Apr

Review WX Test - correct to 100%

 12 Apr

Ch 8, Sec A - Landing Distance; Climb, Cruise & Engine Performance; Crosswind; Density Altitude

 16 Apr Finish Ch 8, Sec A. Density Altitude & Crosswind Charts; Takeoff Distance & Crosswind Charts; begin Sec C, Flight Computers; LE 200 Unit 1, Ch 1, Lesson 2, Importance of Listening
 18 Apr PROMOTIONS
 20 Apr

FAA Exam, Chapter 8, Sec A & C - Performance Charts & X/C (53 q's X 2 pts = 106 possible)  
4th Practice FAA Exam due (actual score) 

 24 Apr D - week; Comms and sUAS exercises
 26 Apr Ch 8, Sec B - Intro to Weight & Balance;Continue with Weight & Balance - prepare for test
 30 Apr
 FAA Exam, Chapter 8, Sec B -Weight & Balance; 5th Practice FAA Exam due (actual score)
2 May
 Ch 9, Sec A, Dead Reckoning (27 q's next period)
  FAA Exam, Chapter 9, Sec A; 6th Practice FAA Exam due; NIDM Trip (take exam early)
   Introduce Ch 9, Sec B & C, VORs & ADFs;  "D" Week starting Tuesday
 

VOR Cheat Sheet 
C-124 Fog landing ; 28 & 29 - Color Guard Nationals
NO UNIFORMS THIS WEEK - get them ready for Awards next week;
Ch 9, Sec B, VOR Navigation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEOc5rgx3EQ

  Finish VORs & ADFs; Fly Simulator #3 - VOR; 7th Practice FAA Exam due
  Ch 9, Sec C, ADF Navigation; Prepare for test; Video;  Simulator #3, VOR quiz due; VOR Exercise
  FAA Test Ch 9, ALL SECTIONS8th Practice FAA Exam due; AWARDS PRACTICE & NATIONAL AWARDS FRIDAY
  9th Practice FAA Exam due; Actual FAA Private Pilot Written Exam at Dixie State College Testing Center
  
  Wind Turbine Inspections with sUAS

 Predicting Performance (Takeoff Distance - table & graph); Interpolation
 Predicting Performance (Takeoff Distance - table & graph); Interpolation