342-0430/03 – Flight Performance and Planning 2 (PPL4)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HRA56 Josef Hranický
UCH010 Ing. Lenka Kontriková
SMR46 doc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal is for students to achieve the necessary competencies to focus on the issue of comprehensive planning and conduct of flights in commercial aviation. Completion of this course is part of the theoretical training to acquire pilot licence.

Teaching methods



This course deals with the planning and execution of the flights, which addresses the effect of aircraft weight and balance on their flight characteristics.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Flight Performance and Planning 1, Theoretical Knowledge Manual ATPL, Jeppesen GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, 2001, ISBN 0-88487-290-4 [2] Thom,T.: The Aeroplane – Technical, The Air Pilot´s Manual,Volume 4, Airlife Publishing, Ltd., London, UK, 1994, ISBN 1-85310-017-X

Recommended literature:

[3] JAR/FAR 25 Airworthiness Standards – Transport Category Airplanes [4] Flight Performance and Planning 2, Theoretical Knowledge Manual ATPL, Jeppesen GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, 2001, ISBN 0-88487-283-1

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

To develop a semester work according to specification


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1 WEIGHT AND BALANCE 1.1 Introduction to the weight and balance 1.1 The focus 1.2 Limits of weight and balance 2 load 2.1 Terminology 2.2 Checks on aircraft weight 2.3 Procedures for determining the mass and balance documentation airplane 2.4 Effects of congestion 3 core 3.1 Principles of gravity calculations 3.2 Calculation of gravity 3.3 Securing the load 3.4 The loading area, load current technical means

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  23
        Examination Examination 55  6
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Rozsah povinné účasti

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R037) Aircraft Operation Technology P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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