330 FW 3, Exhibit 2
Low Level Flight Training Plan (20 Flight Hours Minimum)

Date:  March 24, 2008

Series: Aviation

Part 330: Aviation Management

Originating Office: Office of Aviation Management



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  1. Basic Maneuvers 3 to 5 flight hours:
    1. Pre-flight inspection.
    2. Airport operations.
    3. Ground reference maneuvers.
    4. Performance maneuvers.
  2. Advanced Maneuvers 9 to 18 flight hours:
    1. Simulated emergencies.
    2. Low level cross country low level (less than 500 feet AGL) for 2 to 100 NM or more.
    3. Selected Service mission scenarios.
    4. High-density airport operations.
  3. Specialty Operations 3 to 5 flight hours (as appropriate):
    1. Water/ski operations.
    2. Multiengine operations.
    3. IFR operations.
  4. Instructor will assess the student during training in the following areas:
    1. Reaction to stress, pressure, priorities, and time considerations.
    2. Confidence.
    3. Attention to detail.
    4. Maturity.
    5. Risk assessment.
    6. Logical decisionmaking.
    7. Attitude.
  5. Instructor Considerations:
    1. The instructor will note instruction given on the Flight Instruction form (FWS Form 3-2351) or other appropriate forms.
    2. Instructor must be a current FAA Certificated Flight Instructor.
    3. The instructor will brief the student concerning the following:

(1)    What is to be accomplished during each training session?

(2)    Roles and responsibilities during the flight.

(3)    No aerobatics or spins are allowed in Service aircraft.

(4)    How emergencies will be simulated.

(5)    No simulated engine failures below 500 feet AGL.

(6)    Simulated engine failures are initiated by retarding the throttle when below 1,500 feet AGL.

(7)    Actual engine shut downs (multiengine) are for demonstration purposes only and must be pre-briefed.

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