Welcome to the VATSIM Oceania Authorised Training Organisation!
We are an approved Pilot Training Organisation currently rated to provide P1 Training for pilots with P2 - P5 currently in the works. We are currently the only training organisation to provide courses specifically for Australia and ...Read the rest of this topic
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In the P2 course, students will learn what the flight fundamentals are about flying on the VATSIM network. Students will learn the handling of the selected aircraft and its systems in normal flight conditions without the use of automated flight control systems, i.e., hand flying, while under online VATSIM ATC control from start up and taxi through landing and parking. They will learn the understanding of flight. Students will learn about control of the aircraft covering, maintaining VFR, making turns, knowing your aircraft and complying with ATC instructions. Finally, students will learn about aircraft systems and these include: powerplants, propellers, wings, landing gear, basic flight instruments, engine instruments, pitot/static systems and finally, navigation, instrument, and landing lights.
The purpose of this rating is to ensure the student pilot is capable of handling the selected aircraft and its systems in normal flight conditions without use of automated flight control systems, i.e., hand flying, while under online VATSIM ATC control from start up and taxi through landing and parking.
The P1 Rating is required prior to requesting the password for the P2 Theory Exam
P1 is the gateway to the pilot ratings, the P1 course will teach students how to setup essential software and learn how this software works. Students will learn basic information about being a pilot such as flight rules, how to select runways and flight planning. They will learn how to connect to the VATSIM network and be able to find weather information and helpful sources such as charts and maps of aerodromes. Students will learn about basic Air Traffic Control communication skills that are crucial to online flying, they will also learn how to follow ATC instructions using Navigation and instruments available to them. Finally, students will learn about what VATSIM is and the different policies that you agree to when you sign up to VATSIM.