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The RPL and PPL exams

PPL & CPL (Aeroplane) Workbook


Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)
The Day VFR Syllabus has been replaced with the CASR Part 61 Manual of Standards (MOS)
Schedule 3.

RPLA RPL(Aeroplane) examination


Time permitted 2 hours. Pass mark, not less than 70%
ASL Invigilation fee* $95.70 + CASA fee $65 = $160.70
* Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.
The RPLA exam is based primarily on the requirements of Part 61, MOS Schedule 3, Units 1.1.1
BAKC and 1.1.2 RBKA.

Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:


A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations o
materials are NOT permitted.

Airservices List

Jeppesen List

CAR 1988

CAR 1988

CASR Part 61

CASR Part 61

CAO 20-95.2

CAO 20-95.2

AIP Book

Jeppesen Airway Manual

ERSA

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

AUS PCA
Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)
A non-programmable electronic calculator with volatile

A non-programmable electronic calculator with vola


memory
No other references or material permitted

memory
No other references or material permitted

Permitted material to be provided by the Invigilator with the examination, which must be returned on completion of examinati
PPL & CPL (Aeroplane) workbook, electronic calculator, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and scribble pad only.
WARNING: The VFRG may not contain updated regulations, orders and/or procedures. As exam
questions are based on current laws and procedures, use of the VFRG should be supported by
current publications. WARNING: Candidates are reminded that the examination content (questions
and/or answers) and all material provided are only for the sitting of the examination, and must not be
copied or taken out of the examination room for study, training or any other purposes. This rule
includes all calculations, writings, drawings or scribbling done on the scribble pad provided. Any
breach of the rules may give CASA grounds for taking action against the candidate under CAR 298A,
which action could lead to the outcome indicated in CAR 298A (5).
NOTE: The VFRG referred to in these lists of permitted material is that document produced by CASA.

RPLH RPL(Helicopter) examination


Time permitted 2 hours. Pass mark, not less than 70%
ASL Invigilation fee* $95.70 + CASA fee $65 = $160.70
* Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.
The RPLH exam is based primarily on the requirements of Part 61, MOS Schedule 3, Units 1.1.1
BAKC and 1.1.3 RBKH.

Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:


A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations o
materials are NOT permitted.

Airservices List

Jeppesen List

Bell 206L-1 Long Range II Performance and Operations


Bell 206L-1 Long Range II Performance and Opera
Handbook
Handbook

CAR 1988

CAR 1988

CASR Part 61

CASR Part 61

CAO 20-95.2

CAO 20-95.2

AIP Book

Jeppesen Airway Manual

ERSA

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

AUS PCA
Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

A non-programmable electronic calculator with vola


memory
No other references or material permitted

A non-programmable electronic calculator with volatile


memory
No other references or material permitted

Permitted material to be provided by the Invigilator with the examination, which must be returned on completion of examinati
Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and scribble pad only.
Warning: The VFRG may not contain updated regulations, orders and/or procedures. As exam
questions are based on current laws and procedures, use of the VFRG should be supported by
current publications.
NOTE: The VFRG referred to in these lists of permitted material is that document produced by
CASA.
Bell 206L-1 Long Range II Performance & Operations Handbook

RPLN RPL Navigation common category examination

Time permitted 1 hour 30 minutes. Pass mark, not less than 70%
ASL Invigilation fee* $85.10 + CASA fee $65 = $150.10
* Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.
The RPLN exam is based primarily on the requirements of Part 61, MOS Schedule 3, Units 1.1.1
BAKC, 1.7.1 PNVC, but may include items requirement for navigation and for the safe conduct of a
VFR flight, including:
Properties of maps and charts

Rhumb line tracks, great circle tracks and exact straight line tracks i.e. drawn with a ruler

Visual navigation requirements, position fixing & reporting, track keeping requirements

Altimetry rules, serviceability of altimeters for VFR flights and setting of QNH when to
change from area QNH to circuit QNH

Forecast requirements and interpretation of forecasts, determination of alternate and/or


holding requirements

Determination of fuel requirements CAAP 234-1

Circuit entry and departure requirements

SAR requirements, nomination of SAR, amend/cancel or SAR,

Radio frequency selections

Transponder operations, normal and emergency codes

Lost procedures

Emergency procedures loss of radio, mercy flights, distress messages (MAYDAY and PAN
calls)

Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:


A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations o
materials are NOT permitted.

Airservices List

Jeppesen List

CAAP 234-1(1)

CAAP 234-1(1)

AIP Book

Jeppesen Airway Manual

ERSA

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

AUS PCA

Sydney WAC

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

Melbourne / Adelaide VTC

Sydney WAC

Navigation equipment

Melbourne / Adelaide VTC


Navigation equipment

A non-programmable electronic calculator with vola


memory
No other references or material permitted

A non-programmable electronic calculator with volatile


memory
No other references or material permitted

Permitted material to be provided by the Invigilator with the examination, which must be returned on completion of examinati
Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and scribble pad only.
WARNING: The VFRG may not contain updated regulations, orders and/or procedures. As exam
questions are based on current laws and procedures, use of the VFRG should be supported by
current publications. WARNING: Candidates are reminded that the examination content (questions
and/or answers) and all material provided are only for the sitting of the examination, and must not be
copied or taken out of the examination room for study, training or any other purposes. This rule
includes all calculations, writings, drawings or scribbling done on the scribble pad provided. Any
breach of the rules may give CASA grounds for taking action against the candidate under CAR 298A,
which action could lead to the outcome indicated in CAR 298A (5).
NOTE: The VFRG referred to in these lists of permitted material is that document produced by CASA.

PPLA PPL(Aeroplane) examination


Time permitted 3 hours 30 minutes. Pass mark, not less than 70%
ASL Invigilation fee* $117.00 + CASA fee $65 = $182.00
*
Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.

Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:


A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations o
materials are NOT permitted.

Airservices List

Jeppesen List

CAR 1988

CAR 1988

CASR Part 61

CASR Part 61

CAO 20-95.2

CAO 20-95.2

CAAP 92-1(1) and 234-1(1)

CAAP 92-1(1) and 234-1(1)

AIP Book

Jeppesen Airway Manual

ERSA

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

AUS PCA

Sydney, Townsville & Bourke WACs

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

Navigation equipment
A non-programmable electronic calculator with vola

Sydney, Townsville & Bourke WACs


Navigation equipment
A non-programmable electronic calculator with volatile

memory
No other references or material permitted

memory
No other references or material permitted

Permitted material to be provided by the Invigilator with the examination, which must be returned on completion of examinati
PPL & CPL (Aeroplane) workbook, electronic calculator, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and scribble pad only.
WARNING: The VFRG may not contain updated regulations, orders and/or procedures. As exam
questions are based on current laws and procedures, use of the VFRG should be supported by
current publications. WARNING: Candidates are reminded that the examination content (questions
and/or answers) and all material provided are only for the sitting of the examination, and must not be
copied or taken out of the examination room for study, training or any other purposes. This rule
includes all calculations, writings, drawings or scribbling done on the scribble pad provided. Any

breach of the rules may give CASA grounds for taking action against the candidate under CAR 298A,
which action could lead to the outcome indicated in CAR 298A (5).
NOTE: The VFRG referred to in these lists of permitted material is that document produced by CASA.

PPLH PPL(Helicopter) examination


Time permitted 3 hours 30 minutes. Pass mark, not less than 70%
ASL Invigilation fee* $117.00 + CASA fee $65 = $182.00
*
Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.

Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:


A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations o
materials are NOT permitted.

Airservices List

Jeppesen List

Bell 206L-1 Long Range II Performance and Operations


Bell 206L-1 Long Range II Performance and Opera
Handbook
Handbook
CAR 1988

CAR 1988

CASR Part 61

CASR Part 61

CAO 20-95.2

CAO 20-95.2

CAAP 92-2(2) and 234-1(1)

CAAP 92-2(2) and 234-1(1)

AIP Book

Jeppesen Airway Manual

ERSA

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

AUS PCA

Sydney, Townsville & Bourke WACs

Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)

Navigation equipment

Sydney, Townsville & Bourke WACs


Navigation equipment
A non-programmable electronic calculator with volatile

A non-programmable electronic calculator with vola


memory
No other references or material permitted

memory
No other references or material permitted

Permitted material to be provided by the Invigilator with the examination, which must be returned on completion of examinati
Electronic calculator, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and scribble pad only.
Warning: The VFRG may not contain updated regulations, orders and/or procedures. As exam
questions are based on current laws and procedures, use of the VFRG should be supported by
current publications.
NOTE: The VFRG referred to in these lists of permitted material is that document produced by
CASA.
Bell 206L-1 Long Range II Performance & Operations Handbook