Ground School

Ground school started October 15th.

Ground SchoolGround School will be offered throughout the year in both Halifax and Debert. Details and registration by contacting General Manager, Denyse Sibley Or CFI Mergim Veliu 902 662 2228 or 902 758 5177


1. Ground school will be held at the Debert Flight Centre from 7PM to 10PM in accordance with the schedule shown below (Schedule subject to change). To reserve your spot today, contact our General Manager or CFI at (902) 662-2228 or (902) 758-5177.

2. A Moncton VNC map, E6B flight computer, protractor, ruler & pencil are required for the Navigation classes & School exam.

3. To write the TC Private Pilot Exam, you must have: a valid medical, at least 10 hours of flight training, completed a 40 hour PPL ground school and a signed letter from the School as proof of meeting the prerequisites. To write the CPL exam, you must have: a valid Class 1 medical, 100 hours of flight time, completed a 80 hour CPL ground school and have a signed letter from the School as proof of meeting the prerequisites.

4. Commercial students can receive their additional ground school requirements & signed letter directly from their instructor.

5. Written examination for Private & Rec are by appointment only at the Debert Flight Centre. Commercial Exams are at the Transport Canada Centre.

6. Students that are taking the on-line ground school can join us in the classroom at any time for extra help for a very minimal fee. Contact the CFI or GM for details.

Ground School Schedule (October 2018)

October 15
Introduction & CAR's - Part IV Personnel Licensing & Training
Denyse Sibley
October 18
Flight Instruments
Paul Gamble
October 22
Airframes, Engines & Systems
Val Kyte
October 25
Intro., CAR's - Part III Aerodromes & Airports
Paul Gamble
October 29
Aerodynamics & Theory of Flight
Paul Gamble
November 1
CAR's - Part VI General Operation & Flight Rule
Paul Gamble
November 5
TSB; Air Traffic Services & Procedures
Paul Gamble
November 8
Flight Operations - General
Paul Gamble
November 12
Flight Operations - Aircraft Performance
Paul Gamble
November 15
Flight Operations - Use of Performance Charts
Paul Gamble
November 19
Meteorology - Theory
Denyse Sibley
November 22
Meteorology - Theory
Denyse Sibley
November 26
Meteorology - Report, Graphical
Paul Gamble
November 29
Meteorology - Reports, Text Based
Paul Gamble
December 3
Flight Operations - Wake Turbulence & Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination
Paul Gamble
December 6
Navigation #1
Paul Gamble
December 10
Navigation #2
Paul Gamble
December 13
Navigation #3
Paul Gamble
December 17
Navigation #4
Paul Gamble
December 20
Radio & Electronic Theory
Paul Gamble
January 3
TBA (storm day make up)
January 7
Human Factors & Pilot Decision Making
Paul Gamble
January 10
Club Exam
Paul Gamble

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