Lesson Updates

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Recent Updates

November 2021

CFII:
Reorganized VII.B. Holding Procedures to flow smoother, added section on Drawing Holds
Reorganized, added new pictures and links to all lessons in Section IX. Emergency Operations and Section X. Post Flight Procedures

October 2021

CFII:
Reorganized, added new pictures and links to all lessons in Section VII. Navigation Systems and Section VIII. Instrument Approach Procedures

August 2021

CFI:
**New Product added to your CFI downloads!** A condensed version of the CFI lesson plans was created. One of the most common requests was for a more streamlined version of the lessons. These are the CFI lesson plans with considerably less explanations, details, aircraft specific information, and examples.

July 2021

CFI & MEI:
Created and added sample Action Plans for training flights
Rewrote part 3.e. Significant Weather Prognostic Charts

CFII:
Reorganized, added pictures and links to all lessons in Section V

May 2021

CFI:
New Appendix with a Flight Review overview

MEI:
New Appendix with Flight Review overview
Added BE 58 Systems lesson and Malfunctions lesson

CFII:
Reorganized/updated Section VI lessons

ACS Reviews:
Aviation Weather portion of each ACS Review was updated to better match the CFII lesson information

March 2021

CFI & MEI:
II.A. Aeromedical Factors - Reorganized/improved medical information
II.L. Nav Systems and Radar Svcs - Reorganized, Added DME, ADF, ADS-B Info
II.M. Logbook/Cert Endorsement - Added TSA endorsement & info on maintaining CFI cert
III.B. Weather Theory - Reorganized
Updated all stall lessons (XI.B-F, H) to a common stall recovery procedure

CFII:
Reorganized, added pictures/links to all lessons in Section II and III
VIII.A & B. (Approaches) - Added Cold Weather Correction info/table

January 2021

CFI:
Reorganized III.B. Weather Information to better follow the PTS
Added XPDR note to II.K. National Airspace System

MEI:
Same as above (III.B. & II.K.)
Added Piper Aztec Systems lesson, and Malfunctions lesson

September 2020

CFI:
Rewrote, reorganized, updated pictures for all lessons in sections II, III, V, XII, XIII, XIV

Aug 2020

CFI:
Incorporated 2020 Aviation Instructor's Handbook changes into Section I. FOI
Added Generic Systems lesson plan
Rewrote all lessons in Section VI. Airport Operations

Instrument ACS:
Added instrument scan techniques to IV.A. Instrument Flight

July 2020

CFI:
Rewrote all Takeoff, Landing, and Go-Around lessons, and all Fundamentals of Flight lessons
Removed NTAP information and replaced with new info
Incorporated other minor updates.

CFII:
Removed NTAP references and replaced with new information/links

MEI:
Rewrote all lessons in section VII, VIII, IX, X, and XI
Added Tecnam P2006T Operation of Systems lesson, and Malfunctions lesson
Removed NTAP references and replaced with new info

June 2020

CFI:
Rewrote all Ground Reference Maneuver lessons, and Slow Flight, Stalls and Spins lessons
Added info on the GFA Tool

MEI:
Added - PA-34-200T Systems lesson, and Malfunctions lesson

CFII:
Added info and links to instructional videos and documents on the GFA Tool

Major FAA Updates we've Incorporated

  • ADS-B, TIS-B, FIS-B information
  • 2020 Aviation Instructor's Handbook
  • Discontinuation of NTAP
  • Transition to the ICAO Flight Plan
  • BasicMed 
  • Using a Driver's License as a Medical
  • Discontinuation of Flight Watch (122.0)
  • Updates to the Student Pilot Certificate
  • FAR Training updates for Technically Advanced Aircraft 

Coming Soon

  • New products to work alongside the lesson plans! (PowerPoint, Training syllabus)
  • Instructor's ACS Updates (when the ACS are released)
  • Additional Aircraft Systems (CFI and MEI)
  • More Links to make the Lessons more User Friendly
  • More Pictures, Reformatting Lesson Plans
  • FAA updates to the Private, Instrument, and Commercial ACS (annually)

Anyone owning our PTS lesson plans will be transitioned to the ACS lessons for free when the FAA releases the documents.

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