High Altitude Pilot Transition Course

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High Altitude Pilot Transition Course

OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, attendees should have suficiente basic knowledge and skills to perform their duties with more safety and quality.

DURATION

Theoretical Instruction – 07h – 1 day

CONTENTS

A – WEATHER

  1. Introduction
  2. Windshear
  • Low-Level Windshear
  • Types of Windshear
  1. Enroute Weather
  • Thunderstorms
  • Thunderstorm Weather Charts
  • Tropopause

B – FLIGHT PHYSIOLOGY

  1. Introduction
  2. General
  3. Divisions of the Atmosphere
  • Physiological Zone
  • Physiological Deficient Zone
  1. Temperature and Pressure
  2. Respiration
  • Hyperventilation
  • Hypoxia
  1. Decompression
  • Decompression Sickness
  1. Pressurization Systems
  • Differential Pressure
  1. Oxygen Systems
  • Oxygen Duration Time
  • Oxygen Regulation

     9. Vision

    • Visual Scanning Techniques
    • Depth Perception
    • Autokinesis
    • Improving Night Vision

C – HIGH SPEED AERODYNAMICS

    • Undesirable Transonic Flight Characteristics
    • Means of Improving Transonic Aircraft Design
      1. Introduction
      2. General
      3. Principles of High Speed Aerodynamics
      • Speed of Sound
      • Compressebility
      • Airspeed Indication
      • Mach Number
      1. Characteristics of High Speed Aerodynamics

D – RVSM

    1. Introduction
    2. NAT/WATRS
    3. EUR RVSM
    4. EUR/SAM CORRIDOR
    5. ASIA/PACIFIC RVSM

TARGET

This course is designed for ab-initio pilots, professional pilots and aviation professionals.

MATERIALS

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