Flight Performance and Planning (FLIPP)

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Flight Performance

Course Subject: Flight Performance and Planning
Course Code: FLIPP
Course Aim: To provide participants with required knowledge in respective theoretical subjects in accordance with the European (EASA PART FCL) Regulations for Flight Crew Licensing. Also to prepare participants for the respective Theoretical Knowledge Examinations organized by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) in Greece as part of the requirements for the issue of Light Aircraft Pilot Licence (LAPL) or Private Pilot Licence (PPL) for Aeroplanes.
Participant Academic Background: Good prior knowledge in Mathematics and Physics (at least completion at secondary education level - min 6 years of study) and English Language (at least at level of Cambridge First Certificate in English or higher) is required.
Approximate Number of Classroom Instruction Hours: 28
Approximate Number of Self - Study Hours: 25
Progress Monitoring: Through Tests and/or Assignments available at the e-Learning platform in English
Internal Examination: Course Completion Examination available at the e-Learning platform in English
Course Duration: Approximately 7 days
Instruction Language: English
Brief Course Syllabus: 
MASS AND BALANCE: Purpose of mass and balance considerations (Mass limitations, CG limitations), Loading (Terminology, Mass limits, Mass calculations, Fundamentals of CG calculations), Mass and balance details of aircraft, Contents of mass and balance documentation, Extraction of basic mass and balance data from aircraft documentation, Determination of CG position (Methods, Load and trim sheet).
PERFORMANCE AEROPLANES: Introduction, SE aeroplanes, Take-off and landing performance, Climb and cruise performance.
FLIGHT PLANNING AND FLIGHT MONITORING: Flight planning for VFR flights, VFR navigation plan, Fuel planning, Pre-flight calculation of fuel required. Pre-flight preparation, AIP and NOTAM briefing, Meteorological briefing, ICAO flight plan (ATS flight plan), Individual flight plan, Flight monitoring and in-flight re-planning, Flight monitoring, 

Course participation fee includes:
- Trainer fees
- Training Materials (available at the e-Learning platform in English)
- Progress Tests & Assignments
- Internal Examination (Initial only)
- Issue of Certificate of Course Completion (in case of succesful completion of the course)

Training Location: Greece. In case of a different location additional course organisation fees apply, depending on number of participants and country of course implementation, to cover space and equipment rental, transportation, accommodation and living expenses of the trainer and any taxes as per national regulations.

Additional Information: Successful completion of this Course requires a score of 80% or higher in Course Completion Examination based on multiple choice questions with one single correct answer. A maximum number of 3 attempts is allowed (initial and 2 retakes). Subject to successful course completion the participant is issued a Letter of Course Completion in the respective subject. A score report is also issued by the HCAA attesting the performance of the participant in the respective subject when he/she sits HCAA examination for this subject in Greece.