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25Video Lessons
4Hours Of Content

Our informative training videos demonstrate the basic fundamentals of successfully navigating a visual flight.

They include both pre-flight briefings on how to plan your flight, and in-flight videos on how to handle departures, arrivals, diversions, and much more. It is best to watch the pre-flight briefing first, followed by the in- flight lesson.

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Introduction

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Cross Country Lesson 1: Introduction (Preflight)

This is a basic introduction and summary of what is required to successfully navigate a VFR Flight.

The IMSAFE Checklist

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Cross Country Lesson 2: The IMSAFE Checklist (Preflight)

We talk about the personal Imsafe checklist and how important your physical and mental health is before you fly.

Map Plotting

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Cross Country Lesson 3: Map Plotting (Preflight)

In this lesson we look at basic map reading and how to plot your track on the map.

Flight Log and ERSA

Cross Country Lesson 4: Flight Log and ERSA (Preflight)

This lesson is about how to read your ERSA and log your track on the flight plan

Inbound Flight Planning

Cross Country Lesson 5: Inbound Flight Planning (Preflight)

This lesson teaches you how to plan your descent and arrival.

Using the Flight Plan

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Cross Country Lesson 6: Using the Flight Plan (Preflight)

In this lesson we look at a basic flight plan and how to fill it in.

Weather Forecast

Cross Country Lesson 7: Weather Forecast (Preflight)

This lesson looks at the basics of a weather forecast and how to interpret it for your flight.

Radio Frequencies

Cross Country Lesson 8: Radio Frequencies (Preflight)

This lesson looks at how to identify which radio frequencies to use for your flight.

Using the Flight Computer

Cross Country Lesson 9: Using the Flight Computer (Preflight)

This lesson looks at the basic principles on how to use your flight computer

Get Lost Procedures (pre-flight)

Cross Country Lesson 10: Get Lost Procedures (pre-flight)

In this lesson you will learn how to safely confirm your position if you become lost.

Diversions

Cross Country Lesson 11: Diversions (Pre-flight)

You will learn how to divert to an alternate aerodrome or alter your track to a different destination.

The 1 in 60 rule

Cross Country Lesson 12: The 1 in 60 rule (Preflight)

In this lesson you will learn how to apply the 1/60 rule to get back on track.

Departure and clear off

Cross Country Lesson 13: Departure and clear off (Inflight)

You will follow the student and instructor through a standard VFR departure from a CTAF

First Way Point

Cross Country Lesson 14: First Way Point (Inflight)

You will learn about time estimates and waypoints for positions fixes

Ground Speed

Cross Country Lesson 15: Ground Speed (Inflight)

How to recalculate you ground speed in flight

The Big Picture

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Cross Country Lesson 16: The Big Picture (Inflight)

Big picture

Joining the Circuit

Cross Country Lesson 17: Joining the Circuit (Inflight)

Learn how to join an aerodrome circuit safely

Inbound

Cross Country Lesson 18: Inbound (Inflight)

How to work out your inbound point

Changing Radio Frequencies

Cross Country Lesson 19: Changing Radio Frequencies (Inflight)

This lesson teaches you about Changing Radio Frequencies as you enter another airspace.

Low Level

Cross Country Lesson 20: Low Level (Inflight)

Teaches you how to navigate accurately at low level

Inflight Diversion

Cross Country Lesson 21: Inflight Diversion (Inflight)

Teaches you how to divert and aircraft to an alternate waypoint or aerodrome

Get Lost Procedures (Inflight)

Cross Country Lesson 22: Get Lost Procedures (Inflight)

This lesson how to regain a position fix after getting lost

Navigating using Oz Runways: Settings

Andy Boniface from Oz Runways demonstrates how to set up the electronic flight software for navigating.

Navigating using Oz Runways: Briefing

In this video, Andy Boniface from Oz Runways demonstrates how to use the electronic flight software for navigating.

Navigating using Oz Runways: Planning

In this video, Andy Boniface from Oz Runways demonstrates how to use the electronic flight software for your  navigation planning (including version 8 updates).
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AvPlan EFB Part 1: Setting up your EFB

In this video we show you how to set up your AvPlan EFB software and settings ready for your navigation flight.
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AvPlan EFB Part 2: Customising your EFB

In this video we demonstrate how to customise AVPlan and switch on and off  the features you want to use and using the weather radar overlay.
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AvPlan EFB Part 3: Basic Flight Planning

In this video we demonstrate how to start a new flight plan, change your aircraft, adjust power settings, toggle between plan mode and fly mode, and enter way points.
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AvPlan EFB Part 4: Becoming accustomed to the EFB features

In this video Kreisha demonstrates the special features of AvPlan such as terminals weather, NOTAMS and charts.
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AvPlan EFB Part 5: Intermediate Planning

In this video Kreisha demonstrates adding and editing and deleting user ways points, setting up a delay, obstacles and terrain.
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AvPlan EFB Part 6: Advanced Planning

In this video Kreisha looks at advanced features such as multi-stage planning, inserting an RNAV into a flight plan, reports and the lowest safe altitude calculator.

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