Aviation Instruction in Manhattan 2017-11-12T19:02:54+00:00

Flight Training Manhattan

Aviation Training Devices enable a safe and effective practice of particular procedures.  The most popular type of ground trainers for General Aviation are:

Basic Aircraft Training Devices (BATD)

  • Instrument rating – maximum of 10 hours under 14 CFR section 61.65(i) or 14 CFR part 141, appendix C
  • Instrument Proficiency Check – per FAA-S- 8081-4E (circle-to-land not authorized)
  • Use in accomplishing instrument recency of experience requirements of 14 CFR section 61.57(c)(2)
  • Not more than 2.5 hours of training under 14 CFR section 61.109(k)(1) on introduction to operation of flight instruments (except as
    limited by 14 CFR part 141 appendices

Advance Aircraft Training Devices (AATD)

  • Private pilot certificate – maximum of 2.5 hours
  • Instrument rating – maximum of 20 hours
  • Instrument Proficiency Check – per FAA-S-8081-4E (circle-to-land not authorized)
  • Commercial pilot certificate – maximum of 50 hours
  • Airline Transport Pilot certificate – maximum of 25 hours
  • 14 CFR part 141 as limited by the applicable appendices, or under a special curriculum approved under 14 CFR section 141.57

Training Consistently-  too much time between lessons degrade your skills and knowledge base. This gap between lessons can be minimize with the use of ground trainer in with the Manhattan Flight Club, and JD Aero can provided the instructor to help you meet your aviation goals.

Procedure to Master in an ATD for Student Pilots

  • Incorporating PilotEdge to help you improve your radio communications
  • Flows and Checklist usage
  • Simulate system malfunctions
  • Master the use Advance Avionics
  • Instrument Conditions
  • Navigation Procedures
  •  Plus More…

Procedure to Master in an ATD for Private Pilots

  • Master the use Advance Avionics
  • Maintain currency with the use of Electronic Flight Bag (EFBs) and Flight Planning tools such as ForeFlight
  • Stay proficient on emergency procedures
  • Prepare and practice for your instrument rating
  • Keep your ATC communication skills sharp with PilotEdge

Procedure to Master in an ATD for Instrument Pilots

  • Stay Proficient not just current
  • Keep your ATC communication skills sharp with PilotEdge
  • Practice Instrument Procedures such as Departure Procedures (DP), holds, descent planing, Arrival Procedures, Approaches, and missed approach approach procedures
  • Going to a new airport in an upcoming trip? Practice the approaches at your upcoming destination
  • Practice the use Advance Avionics
  • Maintain currency with the use of Electronic Flight Bag (EFBs) and Flight Planning tools such as ForeFlight
  • Stay Instrument Current (CFR 61.57(c)): If you choose to maintain instrument currency solely by using ATD, you mush have performed the listed requirements within 2 calendar months
    • Three hours of instrument experience
    • Holding procedures
    • Six instrument approaches
    • Two unusual attitude recoveries while in a descending, Vne airspeed condition and two unusual attitude recoveries in an ascending stall speed condition
    • Interception and course tracking with navigation systems

Contact Us to find out more about the benefits of working in ATD and flight training benefits in Manhattan.