The Great Circles Flight Planning & Monitoring course is designed to teach you the practical elements of flight planning and to provide a sound basis for the planning skills required as an Airline Transport Pilot.
Our course covers important elements such as fuel planning, the completion of flight plans, the interpretation of meteorological messages and the essential components of IFR Airways route planning.
In this course we shall look at the factors that affect Mass and Balance which individually or collectively have an important influence on aeroplane operation. We shall look at exceeding mass and centre of gravity limits. Getting it wrong can have disastrous consequences.
All aeroplane's have structural limitations placed upon them by the designer to protect the integrity of the structure.