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Phase One: Ex 1 Aircraft familiarisation Ex 2 Preparation for flight and action after
Ex 3 Air experience Ex 4 Effects of controls Ex 5 Taxying
Ex 6 Straight & Level Ex 7 Climbing Ex 8 Descending
Ex 9a Medium Level-turns (up to 30° bank angle) Ex 9b Climbing and descending turns
By now, the student should have a reasonable level of competence in all general flying skills.
Phase Two: Ex 10a Slow flight Ex 10b Stalling Ex 11 Spin Awareness
Prior to solo flight, student pilots must have a very high standard of competence at recovering safely from fully developed stalls
Phase Three: Ex 12 Takeoff and climb to down wind Ex 13 The circuit, approach, and landing/overshoot
Ability to take off safely, cope with emergencies, approach and land - in various circumstances
Phase Four: Ex 14 Advanced turning (up (up to 60° bank angle) Ex 15 Unusual and dangerous attitudes/conditions
Ability to control aircraft safely in steeper than normal angles of bank; recognition of the onset of potentially dangerous attitudes together with instinctive preventative action
Phase Five: Ex 16a Forced landings, with/without power Ex 16b Operation at minimum level
Ability to select safe areas and set up good approaches to land following any power loss simulation. Acute awareness of dangers and rules associated with low flying.
Phase Six: Ex 17a First solo Ex 17b Solo circuit, local area and general flying consolidation to General Flying Test for the National Private Pilot's Licence Ex 17c Dual revision for GFT
Phase Seven: Ex 18 Pilot navigation