Use this section as a guide for products useful in the phase of studying and the flying training to gain the Commercial Pilot Licence after having gained the PPL.
Some products listed in the PPL section will be of interest in the CPL phase and also for CPL qualified pilots flying in commercial general aviation.
PPL/CPL KIT | Aviation Theory Centre
Kit-box set comprising Aircraft General Knowledge manual, Aerodynamics manual, Meteorology manual, Navigation manual, Aeroplane Operation Performance & Planning manual, Flight Rules & Air Law manual and Human Factors manual. This kit covers both PPL & CPL theory. See PPL Section for detailed list of manuals in the kit.
USB PPL/CPL KIT | Aviation Theory Centre
e-dition of the seven-volume PPL/CPL Kit.
CPL GENERAL KNOWLEDGE MANUAL | Bob Tait’s Aviation Theory School
Regularly revised to ensure that it remains relevant to CASA’s constantly changing references and procedures.
Other CPL manuals produced by Bob Tait’s Aviation Theory School.
- CPL AERODYNAMICS MANUAL
- CPL METEOROLOGY MANUAL
- CPL NAVIGATION MANUAL
- CPL PERFORMANCE MANUAL
- CPL AIR LAW MANUAL
- HUMAN PERFORMANCE AND LIMITATION MANUAL
INSTRUMENT/COMMERCIAL VIDEO SERIES | Jeppesen
The GFD Instrument/Commercial Video Series on DVD is an integral part of the award-winning USA based Guided Flight Discovery Pilot Training System.
19 reference topics covered on 3 discs with over 10 hours of dynamic content. It’s like having a flight instructor on call to provide personal preflight briefings in your home.
AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION PUBLICATION (AIP) COMPLETE | Airservices Australia
Consists of a package of documents which provide all the operational information necessary for the safe and efficient conduct of national (civil) and international air navigation through Australia.
The AIP text is issued in a hard cover binder & includes the Aeronautical Information Circular (AIC) and (AIP) Supplements & dividers.
Aeronautical Information Circulars (AICs) contain information of a technical nature and are generally educational, giving advance notice of new facilities, services and procedures.
CIVIL AVIATION ORDERS (CAO) 20-95 COMPLETE | Airservices Australia
The Civil Aviation Orders 20-95 include information on technical standards and specifications as well as mandatory operational, airworthiness and safety requirements.
This product is a complete package including the CAO 20-95 text, 2 X binders, dividers and one set of CASALABELS.
CIVIL AVIATION REGULATIONS (CAR) COMPLETE | Airservices Australia
Contains the Civil Aviation Act, which provides the primary legislative base for air safety control in Australia and contains a number of important regulatory provisions. Also contains the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 & Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998, which contain the mandatory requirements in relation to airworthiness, operational, licensing, enforcement powers and air traffic control. Includes 2 X binders and one set of CASALABELS.
MENTAL MATH FOR PILOTS | Book by D McElroy
Rev up your brainpower to quickly process airline interview questions & a wide range of practical number problems in flight. This book offers invaluable tips and tricks to help in all areas of cockpit calculations.
DICTIONARY OF AERONAUTICAL TERMS 5TH EDITION | Compiled by Dale Crane | ASA
A dictionary essential for everyone in the aviation industry – aids in understanding of more than 6,000 terms, acronyms, phrases and disciplines of aviation.
MANUAL OF AVIATION METEOROLOGY | Bureau of Meteorology
Focusing on Australian weather conditions, this manual released in 2003 replaces the earlier Aviation Meteorology manuals Vol 1 & 2.
Provides critical meteorology information for pilots, air traffic controllers and flight planners. A truly comprehensive and general reference for aviators to gain a healthy respect for the changeable nature of the atmosphere.
COCKPIT AUTOMATION with DVD | Book by Stephen M Casner
Learn about the new generation of aeroplanes that feature cockpit automation. Computers and displays are taking the place of traditional flight instruments, navigation and control systems found in older generation aircraft.
This book and DVD provide basic commonsense instruction in the use of cockpit automation equipment now available on smaller propeller aircraft.
FLYING WISDOM VOL 3 | Book by Barry Schiff
Following on from Vol 1 & 2, this book covers diverse topics such as deepstalls, black-hole approach, myth of the downwind turn, expectations vs reality, CRM and a short course that effectively describes the principles involved in flying jet airplanes. Also has flying tips for fun and profit.
WEATHER FLYING | 5TH EDITION | Book by Robert N Buck
This award-winning book is regarded in the industry as the bible of weather flying.
The author has many thousands of hours flight time and explains weather in a non-technical way, giving pilots useful understanding of weather and practical knowledge of how to judge it and fly it.
Covers weather flying psychology, en route weather changes, radar and how to use it, taking off in bad weather and much more. Recommended by FAA.
AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS FOR PILOTS | Book by Dale De Remer | Jeppesen
The most comprehensive book available on aircraft systems as they relate to pilots and pilot training. All system types are covered in detail. Excellent for commercial and advanced private pilot programs. The text includes an explanation of the fundamentals of physical matter and mechanics and detailed study of each system, providing the pilot with sufficient knowledge to progress to increasingly complex aircraft.
COCKPIT PROCEDURES | Book by Chris Burger | ASA
This sensible book offers a solid understanding of basic flight principles and no-nonsense advice on what to do once inside the cockpit. Containing step-by-step descriptions of a thorough preflight inspection, startup, taxi, takeoff, cruise, approach, landing and after landing actions, this authoritative guide places particular emphasis on what a pilot should actually be doing while in the pilot’s seat.
Indispensable for active pilots and trainees, with discussion on basic aviation psychology, recall lists, flow checks and airmanship fundamentals.
CARAVAN CESSNA’S SWISS ARMY KNIFE WITH WINGS | Book by J D Lewis & LeRoy Cook | ASA
This book is a detailed exploration of the incredible Cessna Caravan. You will learn more about this wonderful workhorse aeroplane than you ever thought possible.
An excellent explanation of the mechanics of the machine and also how to fly it – and fly it right.
SEAPLANE PILOT | Book by Dale DeRemer | ASA
Most commonly the seaplane pilot rating is obtained as an add-on for pilot’s who already hold a land plane endorsement. This manual guides pilots through this process, with plenty of tips, techniques and advice from a real pro.
All the tasks that a pilot must demonstrate in the checkride are covered, such as – preflight preparations, taxiing, sailing, seaplane base and airport operations, takeoffs and landings and emergency operations.
REDEFINING AIRMANSHIP | Book by Tony Kern
Here is a systematic model of professional airmanship, for all pockets of the aviation community. With this book as a guide, you too will develop the “right stuff” for today’s complex world of flight. Step by step, system by system, the book shows you how to achieve your personal best as an airman. This book is highly regarded by Brig Gen Chuck Yeager.
RISK MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK | FAA
A manual designed to help recognize and manage risk. It provides a higher level of training to the pilot in command who wishes to aspire to a greater understanding of the aviator environment and become a better pilot..
This handbook is for pilots of all aircraft. Develop a competent evaluation of one’s surroundings that allows for assessing risk and thereby managing it in a positive manner.
Includes checklists and scenarios to aid in risk management considerations, flight planning and training.
WEIGHT AND BALANCE GRAPHIC PLANNER | CD | Jeppesen
This software product is the easiest to use weight and balance application available. Perfect for all pilots from students to seasoned professionals.
The tutorial will help you master the fundamentals of this system, enabling you to optimize your aircraft performance and save fuel.
CX-2 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT COMPUTER | ASA
This electronic flight computer takes advantage of advances in display and microcomputer technologies for better performance and price. A menu of 34 functions gives users access to 40 aviation calculations. Calculates true airspeed, ground speed, mach number, altitudes, fuel, headings & courses, time/speed/distance, winds, headwind/crosswind components, gliding information and weight and balance.
The CX-2 has 16 unit conversions, 2 timers, a stopwatch that counts up and a count down timer. Clock displays both local and UTC time. Uses 4 X AAA batteries. 5 Year Warranty.
IC-A15 AIRBAND TRANSCEIVER | ICOM
Simple operation, rugged construction, this is ICOM’s most affordable (VHF) Air Band Transceiver, featuring a 5.0W Output Power, full airband coverage (118-136.975 Mhz), 200 Memory Channels ( 8 character apha tagging), Li-Ion battery ( 18 hours typical), Side Tone function, compatible with standard GA headsets and water resistant construction. Weight 350g.
Headset Adapter Cable P/N OPC-499 available as option.
BLULINK BLUETOOTH CELLPHONE & MUSIC ADAPTER | Pilot Communications USA
Experience wireless mobile phone communications and personal music with the new BluLink. Use your existing aviation headset, for example the David Clark range or the BoseX with BluLink.
BluLink will work with any mobile phone with Bluetooth.
Great for filing a flight plan, checking weather, calling for fuel, getting a clearance at an uncontrolled field, calling for a taxi from in flight and able to assist primary communications for pilots of ultralight aircraft.
GEL EAR SEALS | David Clark
Undercut comfort gel ear seals are soft and supple and form fitting. Original equipment on the popular model H10-13.4 headset. Sold per PR.
COMFORT COVER EAR SEAL | David Clark
Soft, double-knit, 100% cotton washable ear seal covers. Designed to absorb moisture in hot, humid weather when using passive headset. Sold per PR.
MICROPHONE PROTECTOR M7 | David Clark
Slides over microphone to reduce wind and ambient cockpit noise while transmitting.
SUPER SOFT DOUBLE FOAM HEADPAD KIT
Improves comfort on all H10-Series headsets. Original equipment on the popular H10-13.4 headset.
JOB HUNTING FOR PILOTS | 2ND EDITION | Book by Greg Brown
This book from popular aviation author and identity is designed to help you network your way to a flying job.
Whether your goal is jet captain, flight instructor or any other pilot position, this reference guide will help you take command of your career.
You will find pilot resumes, cover letters, interview preparation and much more, addressing all pilot positions.
This book will show you how to develop those all-important inside contacts who can help you more quickly achieve your dream flying job.
Join thousands of pilots who have advanced their careers with the aid of this unique book.
PILOT’S SHIRT SHORT SLEEVE | Highmark
Pilot’s uniform shirts are short-sleeve and colour white. Fabric is colour resistant and easy to iron. 65% Polyester 35% Cotton. Popular sizes are 38cm, 39cm, 41cm, 42cm, 43cm, and 44cm (neck size).
UNIFORM TROUSER | Bracks
The Bracks Molong trouser features Gaberdine Weave, tailored ease through seat and thigh. Single Pleat, travel friendly superior drape and machine washable.
Sizes Regular: 77R, 82R,87R, 92R, 97R and 102R. Short: 87S, 92S, 97S, 102S, 112S and 117. Colour Navy.
EPAULETTE GOLD PR
High quality epaulettes of one, two, three and four Gold bars on a Navy fabric. Silver also available. New commercial pilots generally wear the 2-Bar Epaulette.
FLIGHT CREW TAG
A white colour heavy-duty plastic luggage style tag with large words ‘FLIGHT CREW’ on one side and provision on the reverse for your business card or identity details.
FLIGHT BAG | ASA
Padded 600D nylon for superior durability. Comfort grip connectable handles. Non-slip detachable carry strap. Reinforced straps around bag for strength. #10 zippers for easy handling. Features headset pockets at both ends. Large single-pull , zippered & dividable main compartment. Kneeboard-size accessory pocket on the side. Semi-rigid bottom for durability. Identification window on side. Roller bag attachment. Height 28cm, Length 46cm & Width 18cm.
TABLET BAG | ASA
Removable adjustable comfort shoulder strap. Wrap around hook & loop briefcase handles. Contrast lining to find items more easily. Durable 600D polyester. Spacious interior compartment with pockets to keep your larger items organized. Front pocket interior organizer with lanyard & pockets to hold pens & log book. Back zip compartment is padded to protect tablet or small laptop. Slide-in pockets accommodate charts, papers or files. Slots for pen, flashlight, fuel tester plus zip pocket with strap large enough to accommodate your radio, GPS or water bottle. Height 28cm, Length 38cm, Width 13cm.
DISPATCH BAG | ASA
Adjustable comfort shoulder strap that can be worn cross-body plus top grab-and-go handle. Contrast lining to find items more easily. Durable 600D polyester. Main compartment has one large pocket & two smaller pockets to keep additional items organized. Front interior compartment organizer with slots & pockets to store phone & other supplies. Back zip compartment is padded to protect your tablet. Slide-in pocket to store charts or easy access items. Slots for pen, flashlight, fuel tester & zip pocket with strap large enough to accommodate your radio, GPS or a water bottle. Height 28cm, Length 23cm, Width 12cm.
PRO FLIGHT BA | ASA
The Pro Flight Bag has all the same features as the ASA Flight Bag (see PPL Section) plus – Padded 600D polyester for extreme durability. Zippered mesh side pocket for keys. Identification window on top. Large side pockets with detachable chart wallet, multiple flight accessory pockets & mesh pocket for viewing stored items. Height 25cm, Length 51cm, Width 31cm.
TECH FLIGHT BAG | ASA
The Tech Bag is ideal for the computer-toting pilot. It includes a padded laptop sleeve for safe storage of your computer or EFB & has plenty of pockets for carrying everything from headsets to note pads. It’s a mobile office/flight planning room in a bag. 600D polyester with PVC backing for extreme durability. Non-slip removable shoulder strap. Molded carry handle for strength & comfort. Padded interior divider panels with numerous compartments. Padded interior laptop/EFB sleeve. Rugged zippers. Outside ID pocket. Detachable cube pockets. Height 25cm, Length 43cm, Width 13cm.
CARGO FLIGHT BAG | ASA
The Cargo Bag is a true hauler. Its widemouth opening provides unrestricted access to a large interior suited to carrying just about anything & everything you need. 600D polyester with PVC backing for extreme durability. Non-slip removable shoulder strap. Padded carry handle. Padded interior divider panels with many compartments. Padded exterior pockets & side pocket for smaller items. Rugged zippers. Exterior ID pocket. Height 20cm, Length 42cm, Width 30cm.
CRM FLIGHT BAG | ASA
The CRM Bag is all about managing your personal cockpit resources. This ‘copilot in a bag’ not only keeps your gear organized on the go, but in the cockpit as well. Its functional design serves double duty as a great storage apparatus & ultimate cockpit organizer. Numerous compartments & pockets keep everything secure & easily accessible in flight. 600D polyester with PVC backing for extreme durability. Non-slip removable shoulder strap. Padded carry handle. Rugged zippers. Interior organizer with multiple pockets. Large interior mesh pocket with toggle closure. Side zippered pocket with stretch mesh for water bottle. Height 32cm, Length 36cm, Width 23cm.
RESTOP DISPOSABLE TRAVEL TOILET
Two-pack containing 2 disposable urine bags. Each bag contains super absorbent polymers and enzymes to absorb urine.
SIC SAC MOTION SICKNESS BAG
Used in motion sickness emergencies, the bag comes in a small blue envelope. It is moisture proof and tear resistant even in extreme temperature changes. Individually packaged, each with attached tie band.
OZIUM AIR SANITIZER
Small pocket-sized container ideal for eliminating unpleasant odours in the aircraft after any motion sickness emergency. The Glycol-ized Air Sanitizer will help purify the air, reduce airborne bacteria and provide freshness in the air.
LEATHERMAN SIDEKICK | Leatherman Tool Group
14 Tools in one. | The Sidekick features outside-accessible blades meaning you can open the knife with just one hand and rounded handles mean you can get a grip around their all-new spring-action jaws easily and very comfortably. | Stainless steel handles.
Features of SIDEKICK:
- Spring-action Needlenose Pliers
- Spring-action Regular Pliers
- Spring-action Wire Cutters
- 420HC Knife
- 420HC Serrated Knife
- Wood/Metal File
- Small Screwdriver
- Medium Screwdriver
- Phillips Screwdriver
- Bottle Opener
- Can Opener
- Wire Stripper
LEATHERMAN WAVE | Leatherman Tool Group
The Leatherman Wave multi-tool is the most popular Leatherman tool, made famous by its outside accessible blades that can be deployed with just one hand.
Redesigned in 2004, the new Wave has larger knives, stronger pliers, longer wire cutters and all-locking blades. Stainless steel body and handles.
Features of WAVE:
- Clip Point Knife
- Sheepsfoot Pliers
- Needlenose Pliers
- Regular Pliers
- Wire Cutters
- Hard-wire Cutters
- Wire Strippers
- Large Screwdriver
- Large Bit Driver
- Small Bit Driver
- Wood/Metal File
- Bottle Opener
- Can Opener
- 19cm Ruler
INCLUDED BITS: | Phillips & Flat Tip Eyeglasses Screwdriver Bit, Phillips #1-2 and 3/16in Bit
LEATHERMAN SKELETOOL CX | Leatherman Tool Group
7 Tools in one plus 2 Bit count. The sleek new Leatherman Skeletool CX features DLC-coated Stainless Steel handles with Carbon-fibre handle insert and stainless steel body. DLC coating provides scratch and corrosion resistance.
Features of SKELETOOL CX:
- 154CM steel rating Stainless Steel Clip Point Knife with serrated blade
- Needlenose Pliers
- Regular Pliers
- Wire Cutters
- Hard-wire Cutters
- Large Bit Driver
- Bottle Opener
- Carabiner Clip
- Belt Clip
INCLUDES STORAGE IN HANDLE FOR BITS: | Phillips #1 and #2 Bit, Screwdriver 3/16in & 1/4in Bit