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Georgian College

Georgian College has contracted with Future Air to provide the Flight Labs that are the practical training required by its Aviation Program students.

Georgian College recognizes the fact that the graduating student from the Aviation program should be well rounded in aviation and that the student receive a structured foundation in aircraft cockpit environment as part of their education. The airborne orientation laboratory is designed to introduce students to various aspects of airline flight planning, airport layout, Air Traffic Control, aircraft and flight.

Flight Lab modules 1 and 2 (AVIA 1002) are designed to be the laboratory portion of the existing Aviation Orientation course (AVIA 1000) while modules 3 and 4 are designed to be the laboratory portion of the existing Navigation and Navigation Aids course (AVIA 2002).

In keeping with Future Air's own training program that stresses safety in all things aeronautical, the safety of the students is a prime factor in how these Flight Labs are delivered. All flights are conducted in day VMC conditions only using land based aircraft. No aerobatics are performed.

Based at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport, the Flight Labs provide the students with 4 hours in the cockpit of an aircraft, doing tasks that are aligned with the theory taught in the classroom. They also receive an additional 5 hours of ground briefing.

Module 1

Aircraft familiarization, taxiing, Attitudes and Movements, Straight and Level, Climbing and Descending and Turns.

Module 2

Normal Take off, The Circuit, Normal Landings, Crosswind, Short and Soft Field Take offs and Landings, Range and Endurance, Slow Flight and Side slipping.

Module 3

Cross Country flight departing from Barrie, fly to Kitchener International Airport then onto Owen Sound and then return to Barrie.

Module 4

Basic Instrument Flying, VOR and GPS usage, Basic Holding procedures, Simulated precision and non-precision approaches, Simulated Holds.

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“I have nothing but the utmost praise for the caliber of service provided to me over the 14 years I have been flying with Future Air. I have been a licensed commercial pilot for close to 40 years now. I have worked at various locations throughout the province of Ontario and have flown with numerous other flight training and rental service providers. By far, Future Air has given the best overall customer service. Your instructors and dispatchers have always been very courteous and professional. Your fleet of aircraft have always been well maintained and an overall pleasure to fly. I have been very impressed with Future Air's attention to safety and the wealth of information on its web site. As a recreational rental pilot, your instructors and dispatchers have always been accommodating in meeting my requests for booking times and aircraft. When weather conditions or maintenance problems have affected the ability to meet these requests, your staff have always made the effort to contact me at home or wo”

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