Section 5: Navigation - General

NAVIGATION TERMS

  1 Air Position
  2 Great Circle
  3 Rhumb Line
  4 Greenwich Hour Angle

MAPS AND CHARTS

  1 Lambert Conformal
  2 Transverse Mercator
  3 Enroute Low Altitude Charts

TIME AND LONGITUDE

  1 Time Zones and Relation to Longitude

FLIGHT PLANNING CALCULATIONS

1 Heading and True Airspeed
2 Wind and Wind Speed
3 IAS - CAS - EAS - TAS
4 Track and Groundspeed
5 Time
6 Weight and Balance
  7 Fuel Load / Zero Fuel Weight
  8 Pay Load / Weight Shift
  9 Critical Point (CP)
  10 Point of No Return (PNR) / Radius of Action

FLIGHT PLAN FORMS

  1 Flight Plan
  2 Flight Itinerary

EN ROUTE NAVIGATION

1 Use of Aeronautical Charts
2 Calculation of Heading and Groundspeed
3 Use of Radio Aids to Determine Position and Transferring Position Lines
  4 Gyro Steering Techniques in Areas of Compass Unreliability
  5 Maintaining a Flight Log (Air Position)
  6 Determination of Wind Velocity
  7 Use of Canada Flight Supplement (CFS)