Flight Planning, Performance and Loading (Air Transport Pilot Licence) will provide you with the advanced knowledge required to plan an international Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight in a heavy air transport aircraft. You will learn how to interpret large aircraft performance data. From meteorological forecasts, you will determine the appropriate route, altitude and alternate aerodromes. You will learn how to prepare a load and trim sheet for a large transport aircraft.
|Student Contribution Band||2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.25|
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Prerequisites: AVAT12012 Instrument Flight Rules and Procedures; AVAT12010 Flight Planning, Performance and Loading (Commercial Pilot Licence); AVAT13008 Navigation (Air Transport Pilot Licence); and AVAT13009 Meteorology (Air Transport Pilot Licence).
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|Residential School||No Residential School|
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