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VASI - Visual Approach Slope Indicator

Each pilot operating an airplane approaching to land on a runway served by a visual approach slope indicator must maintain an altitude at or above the glide path until a lower altitude is necessary for a safe landing.

White over White - Fly all night
Red over White - Your alright
Red over Red - Your dead

2

Right of Way

Distress,
Balloon,
Glider,
Airship,
Airplane/Rotorcraft

3

Alcohol and Drugs

no flight within 8 hours of consumption
no flight while under the influance
no flight with alcohol concentration greater than .04
cannot carry a drunk

4

Medical Certificates

1st - airline transport 40 6months
2nd - commercial pilot 40 12months
3rd - private/student 40 24months

5

Responsible for determining Airworthiness

Pilot in Command

6

Responsible for maintaing airworthiness

Owner or Operator

7

Cessna 172 Maximum x-wind component

15kts

8

Fuel - Cessna 172

100LL - Blue
100 - Green

9

Category

airplane; rotorcraft; glider; and lighter-than-air

10

Class

single engine; multiengine; land; water; gyroplane; helicopter; airship; and free balloon

11

Type

means a specific make and basic model of aircraft eg. C-172

12

Loss of Radio

Outside Class D:
Squawk 7600
Climb to 2400 MSL
Cross Powell and Twin Towers
Cross mid field
Determine active runway 27L or 9R by checking traffic or windsock
Turn onto appropriate downwind (watch for light gun signals)
Fly standard pattern and exit at first available taxiway

13

Transponder Codes

1200 - VFR
7500 - HiJack
7600 - NORAD
7700 - Mayday

14

Light Gun

Acknowledge signals in flight by rocking wings

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Light Gun - Steady Green

Ground - Cleared for takeoff
Air - Cleared to land

16

Light Gun - Flashing Green

Ground - Cleared for taxi
Air - Return for landing

17

Light Gun - Steady Red

Ground - STOP
Air - Give way and continue circling

18

Light Gun - Flashing Red

Ground - Taxi clear of runway in use
Air - Airport unsafe, do not land

19

Light Gun - Flashing White

Ground - Return to starting point on airport
Air - N/A

20

Light Gun - Alternating Green/Red

Exercise extreme caution