04 Aug 2006
Day Contact (R/C)
C0401 (OCF exam).
2. Syllabus Note. The SI will brief the flight with the IUT and
discuss out-of-control flight recognition and recovery
techniques. Emphasis will be placed on interpretation of cockpit
indications to include spin versus spiral characteristics. In
flight, the SI will perform controlled flight departures to allow
the IUT to practice out-of-control flight recoveries. A review
of the high-spin indications and aggravated recovery techniques
will be conducted.
Special Syllabus Requirement
High-speed spiral demonstration.
Out-of-control flight recognition and recovery; defensive
positioning/exposure/recovery; spin versus spiral flight
characteristics; MPTS review of ATF, ATS, and safe-for-solo
cards; common student errors: spin and stall errors;
defensive positioning for all maneuvers listed in the MIF;
and what to expect on C5202 flight profile (i.e., simulated
Early contact defensive positioning, Contact stage student
errors, how to brief a typical student Contact flight (ATF,
ATS, etc.), managing a typical student Contact flight (i.e.,
high to low), how to write the ATF and grade using MPTS, and
course training standards and how to use them.