The next available course will be in April 2020. Contact for availability.

Course Information

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Pricing

Dual Instruction in the Super Cub is $180/hr per Hobbs meter. 

There is no charge for ground school.

Syllabus

Our course consists of 3 days of training as follows:


Day 1

Morning:

- Ground Lesson 1 (1 hour)

- Flight Lesson 1 (1.5 hours)

LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon:

- Flight Lesson 2 (.5 hours of ground, 1.5 flight)


Day 2

Morning:

- Ground Lesson 2 (1 hour)

- Flight Lesson 3 (1.5 hours)

LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon:

- Flight Lesson 4 (.5 hours of ground, 1.5 flight)


Day 3

Morning:

- Flight Lesson 5 (1 hour of ground, 1.5 flight)


Total:

- 4 hours of ground

- 7.5 hours of flight


Estimated total cost: $1350.00


Structured Syllabus

We have a structured syllabus to keep on track and ensure you learn all aspects of the operation.

Areas of operation:

GROUND:

  • Tailwheel benefits and drawbacks
  • Airplane similarities and differences
  • Main gear & CG differences
  • Tailwheel steering (tailwheel on ground & up)
  • Left turning tendencies
  • Nose over tendencies & prop clearance
  • Ground loops
  • Porposing tendencies
  • Landing challenges & visibility
  • Flight controls use
  • Ground visibility & maneuvering
  • Taxi control correction
  • Landing – normal & X-wind
  • 3 point landings
  • Bounced recovery techniques
  • Ground loop avoidance techniques
  • Go arounds
  • Grass vs. paved runways
  • Exchange of flight controls
  • One wheel takeoff & landing

FLIGHT:    

  • Normal Takeoffs
  • Takeoffs on one wheel (alternating)
  • Normal Landings (3 point & wheel)
  • Slow flight
  • Stalls
  • Dutch Rolls (Coordination practice)
  • Bounced recovery
  • Go-around
  • Simulated emergency landing 
  • Grass runway takeoff & landings
  • Crosswind takeoffs
  • Crosswind landings

Requirements for Tailwheel Endoresment:

 14 CFR § 61.31 - Type rating requirements, additional training, and authorization requirements.

(i)Additional training required for operating tailwheel airplanes.

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (i)(2) of this section, no personmay act as pilot in command of a tailwheel airplane unless that personhas received and logged flight training from an authorized instructor in a tailwheel airplane and received an endorsement in the person's logbook from an authorized instructor who found the person proficient in the operation of a tailwheel airplane. The flight training must include at least the following maneuvers and procedures:

(i) Normal and crosswind takeoffs and landings;

(ii) Wheel landings (unless the manufacturer has recommended against such landings); and

(iii) Go-around procedures.

(2) The training and endorsement required by paragraph (i)(1) of this section is not required if the person logged pilot-in-command time in a tailwheel airplane before April 15, 1991.