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Task: Medium turns


To determine that the candidate; 

(a) Enters, maintains, and exits from turning manoeuvres with smooth and coordinated control applications, maintaining altitude ± 100 feet and less than a ¼ ball deflection in balance.

(b) Maintains situational awareness and orientation through lookout and the selection of a suitable reference point.


The examiner/instructor will; 

(a) Place emphasis on the candidate’s lookout.

(b) Require the candidate to demonstrate a 30 degree angle of bank level turn through at least 180° both left and right.

(c) Place emphasis on the candidate’s procedure for clearing the flight path ahead of the aircraft.

(d) Observe the candidate’s performance and determine that it meets the objectives.