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Task: Steep turns


To determine that the candidate; 

(a) Enters, maintains, and exits from turning manoeuvres with smooth and coordinated control applications, maintaining altitude ± 100 feet.

(b) Increases power at bank angles in excess of 30 degrees.

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


The examiner/instructor will; 

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

(b) Require the candidate to demonstrate a 45 degree angle of bank turn through 360° both left and right.

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