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PART 61 MANUAL OF STANDARDS - VOLUME 4 -SCHEDULE 5 - PAGE 577
SECTION H PRIVATE PILOT LICENCE (PPL)
Appendix H.1 PPL Aeroplane category rating flight test
1. Flight test requirements
1.1 An applicant for a private pilot licence with aeroplane category rating flight test must demonstrate her or his competency, in the units of competency mentioned in clause 3, by performing manoeuvres in an aeroplane, within the flight tolerances specified in table 1 in Section 1 of Schedule 8 of this MOS.
1.2 For subclause 1.1, a sustained deviation outside the applicable flight tolerance is not permitted.
1.3 For Schedule 2 elements A2.3 and A4.2, if sufficient cross-wind conditions do not exist at the time of the flight test then, providing the examiner is satisfied the applicant’s achievement records indicate that competency has been achieved during training, the element may be excluded from the flight test.
2. Knowledge requirements
2.1 The applicant is required to demonstrate her or his knowledge of the following topics:
(a) the privileges and limitations of the private pilot licence with aeroplane category rating;
(b) applicability of drug and alcohol regulations;
(c) VFR aircraft instrument requirements;
(d) emergency equipment requirements;
(e) requirements for landing areas/aerodromes;
(f) GNSS and its use in VFR navigation;
(g) fuel planning and oil requirements for the flight;
(h) loading and unloading fuel;
(i) managing cargo and passengers;
(j) aircraft loading system;
(k) aircraft performance and landing calculations;
(l) PPL maintenance authorisations;
(m) aircraft speed limitations;
(n) aircraft systems.
3. Practical flight standards
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PART 61 MOS - SCHEDULE 8 - PAGE 651
SECTION 1: FLIGHT TOLERANCES
Table 1: Aeroplane general flight tolerances – private level
1.1 The flight tolerances in this subsection apply to the following licences and ratings:
(a) recreational pilot licence;
(b) private pilot licence;
(c) aircraft class rating;
(d) Night VFR rating.
2.1 A person is required to perform flight manoeuvres within the flight tolerances mentioned in this table to be assessed as competent in the associated unit of competency.
3. Flight tolerances