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PPL Information

Aircraft Systems
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Saftey BASICS

How To Be Safe And Go Flying
P
ilot
A
irplane
V
oirment
en
E
xternal Presures
Legality
Do I Follow The Federal Aviation Regulations?
Saftey
Is It Safe To Fly?
Currency
Is Everything Up To Date?
The Pilot

PPL ACS Section

PA.I.A.

Legality
Three Pilot Documents Required
Pilots License
Photo ID
Medical Certificate
Extras
Pilot Endorsements
Type of Flight
Saftey
IMSAFE Checklist
I - Sick?
M - Medicated?
S - Stressed?
A - Drinking?
F - Tired?
E - Emotionally Unstable?
Currency
Are You Current?
Flight Review Done?
Are You Carrying Anyone?
3 T/O and Landings Day
^Come To A Full Stop Night^
Does My Logbook Show This
The Airplane

ACS Sections

PA.I.B. / PA.I.F. / PA.I.G.

Legality
Required Aircraft Documents
Airworthiness Cert.
Registration
Radio License (Optional)
POH or Operating Manual
W&B for specific aircraft
MEL or KOEL or 91.205
Placards & Compass Card
Saftey
All Your Checks And Calculations
 
Current Weight and Balance?
Do you know how your plane works?
Are there any limitations?
What's our Performance?
Currency
Are inspections done?
AD's
Annual inspections
(Powerplant and Fuselage)
100-hour inspections?
Transponder and Pitot Static System?
ELT?
VOR?
The enVironment

ACS Sections

PA.I.B. / PA.I.F. / PA.I.G.

Legality
Can You Keep Your Self Legal?
What Airspace Are You Flying Out Of and Through?
What Are The Rules In Your Intended Path of Flight
Saftey
Airport Environment?
Weather Environment?
Currency
Are your Charts and Nav Facilities Current and Useable?
External Pressures

Friends, Money, Time, Passengers, Deadlines.

Macho - Nothing Can Hurt Me

Impulsivity - I Don't Need To Think

Invulnerability - It Won't Happen To Me

Anti Authority - I Don't Follow Orders

Resengation - I Can't Do It

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Airspace Basics

 
Different Types of Airspaces
Class Alpha
Class Bravo
Class Charlie
Class Delta
Class Echo
Class Golf
5/20/10 - 500 feet below, 2000 feet to the side, 1000 feet above
10/1/10 - 1000 above and below, 1SM to the side
AoB - At Or Below
AoA - At Or Above
Class Alpha
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR "ONLY"
From - FL180 to FL600
Need - Transponder and an IFR Clearance
Weather Minimums - None
Class Bravo
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - Surface to 10,000 MSL Unless it's a special case
Need - Transponder, Clearance, and Two Way Radio
Weather Minimums - Clear of Clouds & 3SM Vis
Class Charlie
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - Surface to 4,000 AGL
Need - Transponder and Two Way Radio
Weather Minimums - 5/20/10 & 3SM Vis
The Inner ring is 5NM & Outer ring 10NM
Class Charlie
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - Surface to 2,500 AGL
Need - Two Way Radio
Weather Minimums - 5/20/10 & 3SM Vis
Class Echo
Class Echo AoB 10,000 feet MSL
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - Ceiling of Golf to 10,000 MSL
Need - Nothing
Weather Minimums - 5/20/10 & 3SM Vis
Class Echo AoA 10,000 feet MSL
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - 10,000 MSL to 17,900 MSL
Need - Transponder
Weather Minimums - 10/1/10 & 5SM Vis
Class Golf
Class Golf AoB 1,200 feet AGL
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - Surface 1,200 AGL
Need - Nothing
Weather Minimums - Clear of Clouds & 1SM Vis
Class Golf AoB 10,000 MSL
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - 1,200 AGL to 10,000 MSL
Need - Nothing
Weather Minimums - 5/20/10 & 1SM Vis
Class Golf AoA 10,000 MSL
Flight Rules Allowed - IFR & VFR
From - 10,000 and up
Need - Nothing
Weather Minimums - 10/1/10 & 1SM Vis
Class Golf Night
Weather Minimums Golf AoA 10K - 10/1/10 & 5 SM Vis
Weather Minimums Golf AoB 10K - 5/20/10 & 3 SM Vis
Weather Minimums Golf AoB 1,200 AGL - 5/20/10 & 3 SM Vis