Upon course completion, students will be able to
1. Describe FAR’s as they relate to commercial helicopter operations in various types of operation such as long line and agriculture.
2. Discuss the concepts of terrain flight navigation.
2. Demonstrate knowledge in utilizing small scale topographic maps for terrain flight.
4. Explain the uses of low level navigation by manual or electronic means (GPS) and how it can be used in various operational scenarios.
5. Summarize flight and ground communication planning considerations for internal and/or external load operations.
6. Explain the typical search patterns used in planning for helicopter search and rescue operations.
7. Demonstrate examples of safety issues and emergency procedures when planning for specialized flight operations.
8. Present flight operations planning and aeronautical decision making considerations for various operational scenarios.
9. Apply the flight planning principles for low level cross country navigation.
10. Explain the concepts of pre-mission planning requirements for internal and external loads.
11. Demonstrate improvement in public speaking skills.
12. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)