High Altitude Pilot Transition Course

COURSE OBJECTIVE

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

DURATION

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 Regulations
  1. Vision
  • Visual Scanning Techniques
  • Depth Perception
  • Autokinesis
  • Improving Night Vision

C – HIGH SPEED AERODYNAMICS

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

D – RVSM

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

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

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