UNICOM

Chapter I: General

  • Goals;

  • Unicom versus Unicom (AU);

  • Services offered by the FSS station;

  • Advantages;

Chapter II: Flight concepts
 

  • Types of flight;

  • Circuit (controlled versus uncontrolled);

  • Wake turbulence *;

  • Runway orientation;

  • Lighting markings;

  • Windsock indicator *;

  • Magnetic variation;

  • Barometric pressure (altimeter setting *);

  • Ground circulation;

Chapter III: Law and regulations

  • Goals;

  • General;

  • Services offered by FSS;

  • MF;

  • ATF;

  • Flight plan / Flight itinerary;

  • Nordo / Ronly;

  • Night condition;

  • ELT;

  • COSPAT - SARSAT;

  • Icing;

Chapter IV: Specific equipment

  • Goals

  • Communication system;

Chapter V: Communication procedure

  • Goals;

  • General;

  • Phonetic alphabet;

  • Communication procedures with acft *;

  • Communication procedures with a vehicle*;

  • Emergency mesures.

Chapter VI: Notions of meteorology <

  • Air;

  • Pressure;

  • Wind;

  • Humidity;

  • Dew point;

  • Clouds;

  • Visibility;

  • CAVOK;

Chapter VII: Airport Operations Manual

  • Goals;

  • General;

  • Emergency plan (PMUA);

Chapter VIII: Aerodrome inspection

  • The pavements;

  • Self-inspection;

  • Winter conditions;

  • Surface condition report;

  • Decelerometer (CRFI);

  • Notions of flight;

  • Notice to flight crew (Notam);

* The elements marked with an asterisk (*) are deepened in the UNICOM training (Authorized approach)

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