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3 Weeks

About the Course

'Navigation' is an incredibly important of aviation, and includes planning, recording, and controlling the aircraft when flying from one location to the other (which is ultimatly why we fly!).

If you want to learn techniques on map reading, planning, how to avoid getting lost, managing your flight, and much more then this is for you!

This course is for:

  • Anyone who is looking to refresh their knowledge of navigating and planning without electronic aids.

  • Anyone who wants to be able to navigate when their iPad fails.

  • Anyone on their PPL journey and needs to sit the PPL Navigation and Flight Planning Exam.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Plan a cross country flight across NZ or around the world in accordance with industry best practice; and

  • Have a thorough working knowledge of practical navigation techniques; and

  • Understand how to operate an aircraft in normal and emergency states in different environments; and

  • Have a sound knowledge of the syllabus detailed in AC 61-3; and

  • With some revision sit and pass the CAANZ Aircraft Technical Knowledge Examination; and

Course Dates:

7th May 24 - 1800-2100

9th May 24 - 1800-2100

14th May 24 - 1800-2100

16th May 24 - 1800-2100

21st May 24 - 1800-2100

23rd May 24 - 1800-2100

Course Location:

Clutha Lecture Room - 6 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, 9832

ZOOM: Available for this course.

Resources Required:

Waypoints Book No. 2 - PPL/CPL Navigation and Flight Planning

Additional resources Provided:

Online course notes and progress quizzes via our online learning system; and

Mock exam; and

Study technique notes

Your Instructor

To Be Confirmed

To Be Confirmed

The instructor for this course will be confirmed by the 10th of January 24.

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