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Initial Training Syllabus

This is a sample syllabus each individual's requirements will vary. ATM's baseline syllabus is established as a starting point. Each individual's requirements will dictate modifications to the baseline syllabus.

Aircraft General 1 Hour
General Description
Airframe and Engines
Limitations 1 Hour
Airspeed
Engine
Weight
Maneuver Limits
Flight Load Limits
Fuel Limitations
Engine Fuel System
Kinds of Equipment List
Operating Limitations
Engines 2.5 Hours
Overview
Fuel Injection / Fuel Control System
Ignition System
Engine Top / Piston Powered
Engine Turbine Sections / Turbine powered
Engine Oil System
Induction Air
Propeller / Propellar Control
Propeller / First flight of the day checks
Powerplant Instrumentation
Limitations
Fire Detection & Extinguishing System (optional)
Preflight & Normal Procedures 2 Hours
Preflight
Before Starting Engines
Starting Engines
Before Taxiing
Taxiing
First Flight of the Day Checks
Before Takeoff
Takeoff
After Takeoff
Climb
Cruise
Descent
Before Landing
After Landing
Shutdown
Landing Gear & Brakes 1.5 Hours
Landing Gear Hydraulic or Electrical System
Landing Gear
Brake System
Fuel System 2 Hours
Tanks
Indicating System
Pumps
Normal & Crossfeed Operation
Cold Weather Operation
Electrical System 2 Hours
Battery
Alternators
Normal Operations
External Power
Monitoring Systems
Avionics Busses
Emergency Power Alternator Controls
Lighting
Environmental Systems 1 Hour
Air Distribution, Heating & Ventilation Systems
Pressurization System
High Altitude Physiological Operation
Air Conditioning
Oxygen System
Emergency Procedures 1 Hour
Loss of Power
Electrical System
Fuel System
Avionics Bus Failure
Flight Instrument Failure
Landing Gear Failure
Pressurization System Emergency Procedures
Split Flaps
Spin recovery discussion
Static System Obstructions
Flight Controls 1 Hour
Ailerons
Aileron Trim
Elevators
Elevator Trim
Rudder
Rudder Trim
Flap System
Nosewheel Steering
Stall Warning
Limitations
Flight Instruments 1 Hour
Pitot/Static System
Vacuum/Pressure System
Engine
Flight
Anti-Ice/Deice Systems 1 Hour
Anti-ice
Deice
Icing conditions forcasts / Airmets Sigmets
Weight & Balance/Performance 2 Hours
Weight & Balance Effects, Determination & Sample Problems
Performance Tables, Charts & Practical Exercise
FAR Review 1 Hour
Review of Part 91 and Part 61
Review of Instrument Practical Test Standards
Airmanship Development / Mishap Review 2 Hours
Review of model pertinant mishap lessons learned
Review of self assessment
Review of ethics standard model
Decision processes
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