330 FW 3,
Low Level Flight
Training Plan (20 Flight Hours Minimum)
Date: March 24, 2008
Part 330: Aviation Management
Originating Office: Office of Aviation Management
- Basic Maneuvers – 3 to
5 flight hours:
- Pre-flight inspection.
- Airport operations.
- Ground reference
- Performance maneuvers.
- Advanced Maneuvers – 9
to 18 flight hours:
- Simulated emergencies.
- Low level cross country –
low level (less than 500 feet AGL) for 2 to 100 NM or more.
- Selected Service mission
- High-density airport
- Specialty Operations –
3 to 5 flight hours (as appropriate):
- Water/ski operations.
- Multiengine operations.
- IFR operations.
- Instructor will assess
the student during training in the following areas:
- Reaction to stress,
pressure, priorities, and time considerations.
- Attention to detail.
- Risk assessment.
- Logical decisionmaking.
- The instructor will note
instruction given on the Flight Instruction form (FWS Form 3-2351) or
other appropriate forms.
- Instructor must be a
current FAA Certificated Flight Instructor.
- The instructor will brief
the student concerning the following:
What is to be accomplished during
each training session?
Roles and responsibilities during
No aerobatics or spins are
allowed in Service aircraft.
How emergencies will be
No simulated engine failures
below 500 feet AGL.
Simulated engine failures are
initiated by retarding the throttle when below 1,500 feet AGL.
Actual engine shut downs
(multiengine) are for demonstration purposes only and must be pre-briefed.
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