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========================================= WELCOME TO TFC FREE GROUNDSCHOOL SYLLABUS ========================================= This series of Capsules will guide you through the

TFC groundschool. Proceed and complete each capsule at your own pace in any order you wish. If you have any questions, find an instructor and get the answers. ================= 1.PERSONAL FOLDER ================= (each student has a personal folder in the groundschool classroom) (you will record and date your groundschool progress) (your instructor will record your flight progress) 1.PROGRESS RECORD FOR GROUNDSCHOOL CAPSULES 2.DRY RUN Notes 3.FLIGHT TRAINING INSTRUCTION 4.FAM INSTRUCTOR RECORDS =============== 2.VIDEO CAPSULE =============== (video introduction to different facets of General Aviation) Part 1 - Fundamentals of Flight Chapter 2 - Airplane Systems Chapter 3 - Aerodynamic Principles Part 2 - Flight Operations Chapter 4 - The Flight Environment Chapter 5 - Communication and Flight Information Part 3 - Aviation Weather Chapter 6 - Meteorology for Pilots Chapter 7 - Interpreting Weather Data Part 4 - Performance and Navigation Chapter 8 - Airplane Performance Chapter 9 - Navigation Part 5 - Integrating Pilot Knowledge and Skills Chapter 10 - Applying Human Factors Maneuvers - Introduction - Ground Operations - Basic Maneuvers - Airport Operations - Emergency Landing Procedures - Flight Maneuvers - Ground Reference Maneuvers - Performance Takeoffs and Landings - Special Flight Operations Part 6 - Discovering New Horizons Chapter 2 - Principles of Instrument Flight Chapter 3 - The Flight Environment Part 2 - Instrument Charts and Procedures

Chapter 4 - Departure Chapter 5 - Enroute Chapter 6 - Arrival Part 7 - Weight and Balance Chapter A Chapter B ==================== 3.POWERPOINT CAPSULE ==================== (in depth instruction on all facets of aviation) 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12. 13. AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS POWERPLANT FLIGHT RULES (A) FLIGHT RULES (B) METEOROLOGY AVIATION MAPS AIR NAVIGATION E-6B FLIGHT COMPUTER NAV-1 NAV-2 NAV-3 NAV-4 NAV-5

============== 4.TEXT CAPSULE ============== (Resource materials for student to study and understand fully) A.JEPPESEN PPL MANUAL (available in TFC club office) B.TEXT SUBJECTS (on Groundschool computers and online TFC Groundschool page) 1. NAVIGATION 2. RUNWAY ENVIRONMENT 3. METEOROLOGY 4. TAF (TERMINAL AREA FORCAST) 5. AERODYNAMICS 6. FUEL & ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 7. HUMAN FACTORS IN AVIATION 8. DIFFERENT TYPES OF ENGINES 9. FUSELAGE STRUCTURE 10. THAI LANGUAGE INTRODUCTION (_) 11. V-SPEEDS 12. HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS 13. AIRCRAFT WEIGHT & BALANCE 14. PRACTICE SHEET FOR WEIGHT & BALANCE 15. RADIO NAVIGATION 16. RADIO TELEPHONY 17. SEE HOW IT FLIES 18. CESSNA 172 POH (PILOTS OPERATING HANDBOOK) ======================== 5. AIP & AIR LAW CAPSULE ========================

(Learn Thai Aviation Law and AIP) 1.THAI AIP 2.THAI NAVIGATION ACT B.E.2497 (A.D.1954) *these regulations were drafted 56 yea rs ago ========================== 6.RADIO PROCEDURES CAPSULE ========================== (instruction on aviation communication) 1. COMM 1 -- computer CD course in the club office. 2. AOPA Training Link -- www.asf.org/radiocomm 3. MORSE CODE ======================= 7.FLIGHT SAFETY CAPSULE ======================= (posters to convey the message - don't let accidents happen to you) (aircraft manuals and checklists) 1. 2. 3. 4. POH C150 POH C172 CHECKLIST C150 CheckLIST C172

======================== 8. DCA EXAM PREP CAPSULE ======================== (to prepare the student for the DCA written exam) Sample Test Questions from FAA (we need a PDF file of this) Sample Test Questions from Thai =============================== If you have any questions, please email Khun Tom groundschool@thaiflyingclub.com ===============================