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pdf 00 Combined Pilot Guides 27-44 GPC Popular

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00 Combined Pilot Guides 27-44 GPC

Pilot Guides are a resource for Student Pilots, and can be used by trainers to assist with training .

Combines the Pilot Guides for units 27 - 44 through to GPC. 

Scroll through to the unit you are seeking.

Individual units can be accessed  for printing and review below

pdf 00 Combined Pilot Guides 1-26 Solo Popular

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00 Combined Pilot Guides 1-26 Solo

Pilot Guides are a resource for Student Pilots, and can be used by trainers to assist with training .

Combines the Pilot Guides for the first 26 units, through to Solo. 

Scroll through to the unit you are seeking.

Individual units can be accessed  for printing and review below

pdf GPC 41 Demonstrated Cross Country Capability Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 41 - Demonstrated Cross Country Capability Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 41 Demonstrated Cross Country Capability Pilot Guide Rev 1

To evaluate the student’s capability to combine the GPC competencies to safely plan and achieve cross country flight in thermals.

pdf GPC 40 Cruising, speed to fly, height bands and thermal selection Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 40 - Cruising, speed to fly, height bands and thermal selection Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 40 Cruising, speed to fly, height bands and thermal selection Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the student’s skills and ingrained habits in selecting a path through the air that improves achieved glide performance; selecting and maintaining an appropriate speed to fly; using height bands to manage risk in terms of locating the next thermal; and choosing which thermals to accept

pdf GPC 39 Advanced soaring Instruments and flight computers Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 39 - Advanced soaring Instruments and flight computers Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 39 Advanced soaring Instruments and flight computers Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the student’s knowledge and skill in the use of modern flight computers without degrading their lookout and situational awareness.

The focus is on moving map flight computers, including personal devices such as the Oudie and mobile phones.

The pilot should become familiar with the operation of the devices they will use and apply the concepts outlined in this unit.

pdf GPC 38 Meteorology and Flight planning Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 38 - Meteorology and Flight planning Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 38 Meteorology and Flight planning Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the student’s knowledge and skills in determining the suitability of the forecast weather for cross country flight and in setting an appropriate task for the expected conditions.

pdf GPC 37 Passenger Carrying Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 37 - Passenger Carrying Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 37 Passenger Carrying Pilot Guide Rev 1

To ensure that a glider pilot with passenger carrying endorsement:

·         Knows their responsibilities regarding the safety of another person.

·         Knows the rules regarding the carriage of passengers.

·         Knows how to conduct an effective safety briefing for the passenger.

·         Knows how to conduct pre-flight checks with the passenger.

·         Is capable of putting the passenger at ease.

·         Knows what to do if the passenger is unwell or emotional before or during the flight.

pdf GPC 36 Airspace and Navigation Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 36 - Airspace and Navigation Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 36 Airspace and Navigation Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the skills and knowledge to operate in uncontrolled airspace, complying with “Rules of the Air” Regulations, Radio procedures, Altimetry, Flight planning, Search and Rescue requirements, as well as basic navigation skills without use of electronic navigation aids.

pdf GPC 42 Daily Inspections, Pilot Maintenance Limits, DI Certificate Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 42 - Daily Inspections, Pilot Maintenance Limits, DI Certificate Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 42 Daily Inspections, Pilot Maintenance Limits, DI Certificate Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the skills and knowledge required for assessment and examination by an authorised Daily Inspector (DI) Examiner:

To perform a daily inspection on a glider;

Including elements of pilot maintenance within approved limits, and;

Correctly complete the DI Certificate.

pdf GPC 34 Outlanding Planning Demo and Execution Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 34 - Outlanding Planning Demo and Execution Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 34 Outlanding Planning Demo and Execution Pilot Guide Rev 1

Skills and knowledge required to plan, prepare and perform a landing in an unknown field.

This may include a landing at the conclusion of a cross country flight and in an emergency situation (launch failure, low in circuit, etc) close to the airfield.

pdf GPC 35 Flight preparation, glider, trailer and pilot Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 35 - Flight preparation, glider, trailer and pilot Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 35 Flight preparation, glider, trailer and pilot Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop your skills, knowledge and ingrained habits to minimise risks due to inadequate preparation for yourself, the glider and trailer.

This is essential to be able to concentrate on achieving your goals when flying cross country.

pdf GPC 33 Thermal Sources and Structure Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 33 - Thermal Sources and Structure Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 33 Thermal Sources and Structure Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the student’s knowledge and skills related to thermal sources, thermal structure, and thermal lifecycle.

pdf GPC 32 Soaring with Other Gliders Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 32 - Soaring with Other Gliders Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 32 Soaring with Other Gliders Pilot Guide Rev 1

To train how to safely and cooperatively fly with other gliders. This requires awareness, separation and predictability.

pdf GPC 31 Thermal Entry Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 31 - Thermal Entry Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 31 Thermal Entry Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the student’s knowledge and skills for safe thermal entry and the first thermaling turn.

pdf GPC 30 Thermal Centring Techniques Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 30 - Thermal Centring Techniques Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 30 Thermal Centring Techniques Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the student’s skills and ingrained habits in centring thermals effectively, using Feel technique and Vario technique.

pdf GPC 29 Steep Turns Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 29 - Steep Turns Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 29 Steep Turns Pilot Guide Rev 1

Develop the skills and knowledge to perform steep turns in a glider (60° of bank).

pdf GPC 28 Sideslipping Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 28 - Sideslipping Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 28 Sideslipping Pilot Guide Rev 1

Develop the student’s knowledge and ability to confidently utilise a sideslip to increase their descent rate.

pdf GPC 27 Advanced Aerotowing Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 27 - Advanced Aerotowing Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 27 Advanced Aerotowing Pilot Guide Rev 1

Develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to conduct Advanced Aerotow techniques:

Changing station on tow

Boxing the slipstream

Cruising and descending on tow

pdf GPC 25 Threat & Error Management Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 25 - Threat & Error Management Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 25 Threat & Error Management Pilot Guide Rev 1

To develop the skills and knowledge required to:

Recognise and minimise the impact of threats; and

Manage any subsequent errors in an aircraft in order to prevent these leading to an undesired aircraft state.

pdf GPC 24 Human Factors and Limitations Pilot Guide Rev 1 Popular

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GPC 24 - Human Factors and Limitations Pilot Guide Rev 1.pdf

GPC 24 Human Factors and Limitations Pilot Guide Rev 1

Describe the non-technical skills and knowledge that underpin all GPC units and aviation activity;

Assess the impact of Human Factors on operation of an aircraft; and

Develop personal limitations when operating aircraft.