Welcome to Dixie Air Force JROTC

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

 Online FAA Tests     

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

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

Review WX Test - correct to 100%


Ch 8, Sec A - Landing Distance; Climb,  Crosswind; Density Altitude; Takeoff Distance

  Finish Ch 8, Sec A. Density Altitude & Crosswind Charts; Cruise & Engine Performance; begin Sec C, Flight Computers; LE 200 Unit 1, Ch 1, Lesson 2, Importance of Listening
  Review; Personal Minimums for performance;  I don't need no stinkin charts

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) 

  Ch 8, Sec B - Intro to Weight & Balance;Continue with Weight & Balance - prepare for test; Video example for FAA exam
  FAA Exam, Chapter 8, Sec B -Weight & Balance; 5th Practice FAA Exam due (actual score)
  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
  9th Practice FAA Exam due; Actual FAA Private Pilot Written Exam at Dixie State College Testing Center
  Learn about Multi-engine - 5 part video

 Wind Turbine Inspections with sUAS

 Additional Material:

Why Good Leaders make you feel safe" - Simon Sinek  Dare to Disagree" Margaret Heffernan   "Everyday Leadership" Drew Dudley     How Great Leaders Inspire Action" Simon Sinek   "Listen, Learn and Then Lead" Stanley McChrystal     Sinek - Millennials in the workforce

 Air Force vs Navy on landings

Robert Kiyosaki 2019 video on Money (author of Rich Dad Poor Dad) - they teach how to get a job in school, not how to make money




IFR videos

IFR Low Charts 15 min

How to Plan IFR flight 30 min

How to Brief an approach over 1 hour

ILS explained - 16 min

LDA Approach (and ILS)

VDP (visual decent point) 

Holding Patters entries visualized  - with time, turn, twist, throttle, talk

Procedure Turn with course reversal

 Instrument Approach Chart Legend




Quiz: Do You Know These 6 Common Approach Chart Symbols?

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