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What is the Circuit height for Peace and Gin Gin

Normal/Flapless circuit:

Glide Circuit:

Low Level Circuit:

Normal/Flapless Circuit: 1,000 feet AGL
(Pearce 1,200 ft / Gin Gin 1,300 ft AMSL)

Glide Circuit: 2,000 feet AGL
(Pearce 2,200 ft / Gin Gin 2,300 ft AMSL)

Low Level Circuit: 500 feet AGL
(Pearce 700 ft / Gin Gin 800 ft AMSL)


What is the Circuit Base and Final Approach Speed for following?

Normal and Low Level:



Normal and Low Level:
Base (120kts), Final Approach (110 kts)

Base (130kts), Final Approach (120 kts)

Base (130kts), Final Approach (130 kts)


In Gusty Wind Condition, _____________ is to be added to the final approach speed.

Half of the Gust Factor

E.g. wind gusting from 15 to 25 kts, gust factor is 10 kts, and therefore 5 kts is to be added and the wind adjusted approach speed is 115 KIAS.


All aircrew are to go-around when any of the following conditions are met:

1. _____________________

2. _____________________

3. _____________________

4. _____________________

5. _____________________

Mandatory Go-around Criteria:

1. Not in sight with the aircraft ahead at base turn or when given a sequence

2. More than 45° AOB (Trainees) / 60° AOB (QFI) required on base turn

3. When the stall warning tone is heard, or when the speed on finals (powered approaches only) deviates beyond -5 to +20 KIAS of the final approach speed, whichever occurs first. For non-powered approaches (PFL/Glide), the min speed of 120 KIAS on finals must be adhered to.

4. Not lined up by 200ft AGL on Finals

5. Not touched down by 4,000 ft to go.


The definition of "Finals" is as follows:


Straight in and instrument approaches: _____________________

The criteria will apply once aircraft is rolled out on finals.

Straight in and instrument approaches:
The criteria will apply when the aircraft is below 300ft AGL.


The commencement of flare is the point which the airspeed of the aircraft can decrease below the ________________

Final Approach Speed


PFLs are to be carried out as follows:

1. High Key: ___________________

2. Low Key: ___________________

3. ___________________

4. ___________________

1. High Key: Ground spacing up to 2,000ft abeam planned touchdown point on the deadside, height of 3,000 ft AGL, and on the runway heading

2. Low Key: Fly to glide downwind spacing abeam planned touchdown point on the live side, height of 2,000 feet AGL, and heading is reciprocal of runway direction.

3. The planned touchdown point will be nominated at 1,000 ft from threshold.

4. When the aircrew is the PFL pattern is unable to identify all down traffic, they are not to descend below 2,500ft AGL. Initate a go-around and re-position for high key.

** If unable to fit into PFL pattern, the aircrew will inform ATC that he is descending on deadside for the circuit area, keeping clear of dead-side and upwind traffic


Crosswind limitation for day flying are as follows:

QFI: __________________

Post-GHT Solo: __________________

Pre-GHT Solo: __________________

QFIs - 24 kts (dry), and 15 kts (damp/wet)

Post-GHT - 15 kts (dry), and 5 kts (damp/wet)

Pre-GHT - 10 kts (dry), and 5 kts (damp/wet)


Crosswind limitation for Pearce Parallel Lane are as follows:

QFI: __________________

Trainee Solo: __________________

QFIs - 15 kts (dry), and 10 kts (damp/wet)

Trainee Solo - 10 kts (dry), and 5 kts (damp/wet)


The tailwind component limitations are as follows:

5 kts and less: __________________

Up to 10 kts: __________________

5 kts and less:
R/W length 5,000ft - 6,000ft

Up to 10 kts:
R/W length above 6,000ft


After lowering the aircraft nose upon landing, the aircrew is the check and announce over the intercom "___________"

"Throttle Idle"


Distance to go for braking distance and speed:

3,000ft to go: ___________

2,000ft to go: ___________

1,000ft to go: ___________

3,000ft to go: 90 KIAS

2,000ft to go: 50 KIAS

1,000ft to go: Safe Taxiing Speed to turn-off exit


Within the Circuit Area(CIRA), prior to carrying out before-landing checks (on crosswind and downwind), speed is to be maintained at ___________ for all types of circuits. Upon completion of before-landing checks, speed should be maintained at ___________

1. 160 KIAS

2. 130 KIAS