Instructor » Flight Test Standards Gyroplane » Magnetic compass headings
Task: Magnetic compass headings
To determine that the candidate is capable of;
(a) Maintaining a compass heading ± 5 degrees.
(b) Turning onto a compass heading, initially ± 10 degrees, reducing to ± 5 degrees after one correction.
(c) Concurrently maintaining ± 100 feet in level flight or ± 5 knots in the climb or descent.
The examiner/instructor will;
(a) Place emphasis on the candidate’s lookout.
(b) Nominate the compass heading to be turned onto and maintained.
(c) Observe the candidate’s performance and determine that it meets the objectives.