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Certificates & Documents
Lesson Plan

DATE:
STUDENT NAME:
OBJECTIVE:
Familiarize the student with the elements related to certificates and documents
SCHEDULE:
Introduction0:05
Medical certificate requirements, classes, and validity0:10
Pilot logbooks and flight records0:10
Locate and discuss airworthiness and registration certificates0:10
Locate and discuss operating limitations, placards, instrument markings, and Airplane Flight Manual (AFM/POH/PIM)0:10
Located and discuss weight and balance data0:10
Weight and Balance example0:10
Conclusion0:05
TOTAL GROUND TIME:1:10
EQUIPMENT:
  • Paper
  • Pen
  • Markers
  • Whiteboard
  • Medical Certificate
  • Pilot Operating Handbook
  • Blank Weight and Balance data sheet
INSTRUCTOR'S ACTIONS:
  • Discuss the acronym "ARROW"
  • Discuss pilot certificate privileges, limitations, and recency of flight experience requirements
  • Discuss medical certificate requirements, classes, and their duration
  • Discuss pilot logbooks and required flight records
  • Review where to find airworthiness and registration certificates
  • Review operating limitations, placards, instrument markings, and Airplane Flight Manual (AFM/POH/PIM)
  • Review weight and balance data as well as equipment list
    • Conduct a weight and balance calculation
STUDENT'S ACTIONS:
  • Complete assigned reading (see content above)
  • Ask pertinent questions
COMPLETION STANDARDS: