Checkouts, Manuals, and student resources
Disclaimer: These documents are to be used as reference only and are not a substitute for the manufacturers’ documents or material. Please use the current Airplane Flight Manual and version of official documents. Always conform to the manufacturers’ recommendations and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.
New Customer Documents
Aircraft Checkout & Rental
Renter’s Agreement – All customers, including students and renters, must complete this document. Subject to change at any time. We will post the newest version here and in the office, so please check periodically for any changes.
Aircraft Checkout Sheet – To rent or solo any of our aircraft, you must first complete the checkout process. This document must be filled out and reviewed with an instructor for each make & model you intend to fly. It also contains the list of flight items that will be completed in the air.
Multi-Engine Checkout Sheet – In addition to the Aircraft Review sheet above, this addendum covers questions pertaining specifically to our Twin Comanche. It must be completed during your training or checkout.
Complex Checkout Requirements – If you would like to rent one of our Cessna 172RGs, a complex aircraft, here is your guide to requirements for the checkout. You must also complete the Aircraft Checkout Sheet listed above.
Flight Review – It’s time again for your flight review or if it’s been longer and you are getting back into flying. Check out our flight review test that covers the FAA requirements for the ground portion. Please complete as much as possible prior to your scheduled Flight Review.
Instrument Proficiency Check – Click here for FAA guidance on an IPC.
Flying Courses – An overview of different pilot’s licenses and ratings we offer at AeroDynamic.
Helpful Documents & Resources
Stage Checks – Paired with our own syllabus and a strive for excellence in training, AeroDynamic completes 3 stage checks for Private and Sport student pilots. This guide helps prepare students for each phase of their training.
Pre-Solo Exam – Your instructor will administer this open-book, take-home test as you get close to solo. Please complete to the best of your ability and review any deficient areas with your instructor. Once complete, you will receive an endorsement in your logbook.
Private Pilot Requirements – An overview and checklist that you and your instructor should review this prior to solo and prior to your practical test (checkride) to be sure all documentation, endorsements and training are appropriately logged and completed.
Sport Pilot Requirements – You and your instructor should review this prior to solo and prior to your practical test (checkride) to be sure all documentation, endorsements and training are appropriately completed.
Cross-Country Flight Planning Guide – A “how-to” guide for creating flight plans.
METAR & TAF Guide – Understanding and decoding METARs
How to Obtain a Good Weather Briefing – FAA guidance on weather briefings
Reid-Hillview Communications – Guide for new pilots on often-used terminology and instructions.
IFR Quick Reference – a helpful study guide
Commercial Pilot Maneuvers – Guide on required commercial pilot maneuvers.
Multi-Engine VFR Maneuvers – Guide to VFR flight maneuvers for the Twin Comanche.
Multi-Engine IFR Profiles – Guide to instrument approach pitch, power and configurations.
FAA Flight Training Handbooks
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