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CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENT - DGCA

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CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENT - DGCA

CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENT

    SECTION 7, SERIES B PART VIII

    Issue I dated 1.9.99 Effective 1.1.2000

    Subject : Syllabus for Examination for Issue of Student/ Flight Navigator’s

    Licence.

1. INTRODUCTION

    Sections U and V of Schedule II of the Aircraft Rules, 1937, stipulate, amongst other

    requirements, that for issuance of Student Navigator’s Licence and Flight

    Navigator’s licence, the applicant shall pass a written examination with oral and

    practical tests as per the syllabus prescribed by the DGCA. Accordingly, this part of

    the CAR lays down the main topics of the syllabus in accordance with Schedule II.

    These topics of syllabus are in conformity with the knowledge requirements

    prescribed in ICAO Annex 1.

    This CAR is issued under the provisions of Schedule II and rule 133A of the Aircraft

    Rules, 1937.

2. SYLLABUS

2.1 Air Regulations

    a) Aircraft Act, 1934 Chapter I, Section Short title and extent, definitions,

    power to detain aircraft, penalty for act in contravention of rules made

    under the act, penalty for flying so as to cause danger;

    b) Aircraft Rules, 1937;

    c) rules of the air;

    d) appropriate air traffic services practices and procedures.

    CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENTSSECTION 7 STSERIES ‘B’ PART IX DATED: 1 SEPTEMBER, 1999

    2.2 Flight Performance and Planning

    a) effects of loading and mass distribution on aircraft performance; b) use of take-off, landing and other performance data including procedures

    for cruise control;

    c) pre-flight and en-route operational flight planning; preparation and filing of

    air traffic services flight plans; appropriate air traffic service procedures,

    position reporting procedures; altimeter setting procedures; operations in

    areas of high density traffic;

    2.3 Human Performance and Limitations

    human performance and limitations relevant to the flight navigator;

    2.4 Meteorology

    a) interpretation and practical application of aeronautical meteorological

    reports, charts and forecasts; codes and abbreviations; use of, and

    procedures for obtaining, meteorological information, pre-flight and in-

    flight; altimetry;

    b) aeronautical meteorology; climatology of relevant areas in respect of the

    elements having an effect upon aviation; the movement of pressure

    systems; the structure of fronts and the origin and characteristics of

    significant weather phenomenon which affect take-off, en-route and

    landing conditions;

    c) causes, recognition and effects of engine and airframe icing; frontal zone

    penetration procedures; hazardous weather avoidance;

    d) practical high altitude meteorology, including interpretation and use of

    weather reports, charts and forecasts; jet streams;

    2.5 Navigation

    a) dead reckoning, pressure pattern and celestial navigation procedures; the

    use of aeronautical charts, radio navigation aids and area navigation

    systems; specific navigation requirements for long-range flights; b) use, limitations and serviceability of avionics and instruments necessary

    for the navigation of aircraft;

    c) use, accuracy and reliability of navigation systems used in departure, en-

    route and approach phases of flight; identification of radio navigation aids; d) principles, characteristics and use of self contained and external-

    referenced navigation systems; operation of airborne equipment; e) the celestial sphere including the movement of heavenly bodies and their

    selection and identification for the purpose of observation and reduction of

    sights; calibration of sextants; the completion of navigation documentation; f) definitions, units and formulae used in air navigation;

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CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENTSSECTION 7 STSERIES ‘B’ PART IX DATED: 1 SEPTEMBER, 1999

2.6 Operational Procedures

    interpretation and use of aeronautical documentation such as AIP, NOTAM,

    aeronautical codes and abbreviations, and instrument procedure charts for

    departure, en-route, descent and approach;

2.7 Principles of Flight

    principles of flight;

2.8 Radiotelephony

    radiotelephony procedures and phraseology.

     Sd/-

     (H.S. KHOLA)

    Director General of Civil Aviation

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