LAA Pilot Refresher


This course is designed as an biennial refresher for LAA pilots and coaches to complement the ground and flight training associated with the one hour with an instructor required for EASA Single Engine Piston (SEP) and Touring Motor Glider (TMG) class rating revalidation.

Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 Welcome to your LAA Pilot Refresher course
Unit 2 LAA Wings
Module 2 Safety Trends in General Aviation
Unit 1 Your Safety
Unit 2 Contributing to Safety
Unit 3 Continued VFR into IMC
Unit 4 Runway Incursion
Unit 5 Mid-Air Collision
Unit 6 Managing Distractions
Unit 7 Quiz
Module 3 Loss of Control
Unit 1 Defining Loss of Control
Unit 2 Angle of Attack
Unit 3 Unexpected Events
Unit 4 Loss of Control Accidents
Unit 5 Stalls
Unit 6 AoA Initiative
Unit 7 Stick Position
Unit 8 Indicated Airspeed
Unit 9 Things to Practice
Unit 10 Best L/D
Unit 11 Stall Prevention and Recovery
Unit 12 Educational Resources
Unit 13 Quiz
Module 4 Avoiding Airspace Infringements
Unit 1 Classes of Airspace
Unit 2 Class D Pre-notification
Unit 3 Restricted and Prohibited Areas
Unit 4 Restricted Areas
Unit 5 SERA
Unit 6 3D Planning
Unit 7 NOTAMs
Unit 8 AIS Freephone
Unit 9 Free NOTAMs and Route Planning
Unit 10 NOTAMs - Apps
Unit 11 CAA Enforcement
Unit 12 Local VFR Guides
Unit 13 VFR around London TMA
Unit 14 Airspace Abroad
Unit 15 Airspace Infringement - What happens?
Unit 16 Distress and Diversion
Unit 17 Avoiding Airspace Infringement
Unit 18 Quiz
Module 5 Equipment
Unit 1 Documentation
Unit 2 Radios - 8.33 kHz
Unit 3 Transponders
Unit 4 Transponders - Modes
Unit 5 Transponders - ALT
Unit 6 Transponders - TMZ
Unit 7 PLB and ELT
Module 6 Licensing
Unit 1 EASA Medicals
Unit 2 Pilot Medical Declaration
Unit 3 Medicals - Permissible Combinations
Unit 4 Medicals - Night Flying
Module 7 One Hour with an Instructor
There are no units in this module.
Module 8 Class Rating Revalidation
There are no units in this module.
Module 9 Further Learning
Unit 1 The Skyway Code
Unit 2 Skywise
Unit 3 Safety Sense Leaflets
Unit 4 EASA General Aviation Safety Leaflets
Unit 5 AAIB Reports
Unit 6 GASCo Safety Evenings
Unit 7 Course Feedback