Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
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Covers flight operations in polar regions. Flight preparation and planning are emphasized, including use of polar charts, designated areas of magnetic unreliability, Canadian and Russian airspace, metric altitudes and QFE / QNH references, solar flare activity and communication procedures (HF, SATCOM and CPDLC). The course includes a discussion of regulatory requirements, including en-route alternates, special equipment and area approvals. Additional lessons are focused on cold fuel management and selection of en-route alternate airports.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Polar Operations
Lesson 2: Operational Factors
Lesson 3: Navigation and Communication Procedures
Lesson 4: Alternates and Diversions
Lesson 5: Abnormal and Emergency Procedures
Lesson 6: Operational Flight Plan