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Task: Flight Orientation


To determine that the candidate; 

(a) Can navigate the aircraft from the departure airfield to a nominated training area and back.

(b) Demonstrates familiarity with airspace boundaries including control zones, VFR lanes and reporting points (critical element).

(c) Can identify airspace boundaries and reporting points by use of map reading or local knowledge.


The examiner/instructor will; 

(a) Observe the candidate’s navigational procedures and determine that the candidate’s performance meets the objectives.

(b) Question the candidate to determine knowledge of local operating procedures.