Tail-Dragger training in the Citabria "7GCBC" allows pilots to experience the old-day challenge of flying the classical tail-wheel airplane and will increase flight proficiency and capabilities.
Applicant must satisfy all training criteria as outlined in the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).
Forced Approach - Slow Flight
Go-Around - Steep Turn
The Tail-Dragger checkout course is based on a progressive series of seven lesson plans. There are no minimum or maximum hours allotted, nor are there any minimum cross-country or ground school requirements.
Navigation exercises and lessons will not be formally included in the Tail-Dragger checkout. The Instructor Pilot will use his/her discretion in determining whether the candidate has demonstrated a satisfactory level of proficiency regarding the following:
Local Area, Airspace and Radio Frequencies
Isolated Topographical and/or Meteorological Considertion eg. Box Canyon
Students who do not display proficient knowledge of these items may not be permitted to rent aircraft from Southern Skies Aviation Ltd. This will be at the discretion of the Operations Manager, under advisement from the Instructor Pilot and the Chief flight Instructor.
(Applicable taxes will be added)
Dual flight in our Citabria will be billed @ $175/hour
Solo flight in our Citabria will be billed @ $130/hour
Ground Brief/Instruction will be billed @ $50/hour
As the Captain of your own aircraft, we invite you to use this training program in the continual process of education and the pursuit of excellence.