BMAA Syllabus

PHASE 1: FAMILIARISATION EXERCISES AND FOUNDATION

1.        Air experience: the first lesson

2.        Component parts, controls and systems of the aircraft

3.        Preparation for flight and actions after flight

4.        Effects of controls

5.        Taxiing

PHASE 2: THE BASIC FLIGHT MANOEUVRES

6.        Straight and level flight
7.        Basic climbing and descending

8.        Performance climbing and descending

9a.      Turning flight
9b.      Climbing and descending turns

PHASE 3: SLOW SPEED HANDLING

10a.     Critically slow airspeed

10b.     Stalling, and spin avoidance Spinning (N/A as at 2018)

PHASE 4: TAKE-OFF, LANDING AND CIRCUIT FLYING

12.      Circuit training

13.      Advanced take-off and landing techniques

PHASE 5: ADVANCED HANDLING

14.      Advanced turning

15.      Unusual attitudes

PHASE 6: OPERATIONAL HAZARDS, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND UNEXPECTED/UNPLANNED OCCURRENCES

16a.    Forced landings

16b.    Precautionary landings

16c.    Operation at minimum level

16d.    Action in the event of an engine/cockpit fire

16e.    Systems failure

PHASE 7: SOLO FLIGHT TRAINING

17a.    First Solo

17b.    Solo circuit, local area orientation and general handling consolidation

PHASE 8: VFR NAVIGATION

18a.    Pre-flight planning
18b.    En-route navigation, departure and arrival procedures

18c.    Navigation at minimum level and/or in deteriorating conditions

18d.    Unsure of  position and lost procedures

PHASE 9: PREPARATION FOR THE GENERAL SKILLS TEST AND GROUND ORAL EXAM

19a.    Dual revision for GST
19b.    Revision for the ground oral exam

19c.    Documentation review