
RTC Courses

 RTC  MOD01  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.02  About 11TSG
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.03  Squadrons in 11TSG
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.04  Voice channels
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.05  The Flying Bull Pub (1/2)
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.06  TACOM
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.07  Training
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.08  Ops
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.09  The Flying Bull Pub (2/2)
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.10  Other games
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.11  SQN channels
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.12  GDrive navigation
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.13  Main HUB of Information and Navigation
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.14  Events and the Calendar
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.15  Recruit Training Course
 RTC  MOD01  Pt.16  Your First Contribution
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 RTC  MOD02  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.02  Why are effective radio comms important?
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.03  Application of effective radio comms
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.04  Comms standardisations
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.05  Transmitting Techniques Pt1
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.06  Transmitting Techniques Pt2
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.07  Transmitting Techniques Letters and Numbers
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.08  Transmitting Techniques Frequencies
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.09  Standard Words and Phrases
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.10  Common Word and Phrasal Mistakes
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.11  Switching Frequency Procedure
 RTC  MOD02  Pt.12  Setting up Comms buttons

 RTC  MOD03  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.02  What is Barometric Pressure
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.03  What is an Altimeter
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.04  Why is the correct Barometric Pressure important
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.05  Altimeter Settings their Q codes, and their uses
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.06  SAS
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.07  QFE
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.08  QNH
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.09  QNE
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.10  How and When to use the Different Altimeter Settings
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.11  NonDCS related Barometric Pressure info
 RTC  MOD03  Pt.12  A Final word on 11TSG use of Altimeter Settings

 RTC  MOD04  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.02  What is the Ground Controller
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.03  When and Who Talks to the Ground Controller
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.04  Basic Instructions
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.05  How to Taxi out
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.06  How to Taxi in
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.07  Final thoughts
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.08  Radio checks
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.09  How to Conduct a Radio Check
 RTC  MOD04  Pt.10  Format of a Radio Check

 RTC  MOD05  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD05  Pt.02  What is the Aerodrome Controller (ADC)
 RTC  MOD05  Pt.03  When and Who Talks to the ADC
 RTC  MOD05  Pt.04  Aerodrome Airspace (MATZ)
 RTC  MOD05  Pt.05  How to use the runway
 RTC  MOD05  Pt.06  Radio's during departure
 RTC  MOD05  Pt.07  Uncontrolled Airfield Procedures

 RTC  MOD06  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.02  What is the Visual Circuit (VCCT)
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.03  How to fly the VCCT
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.04  Visual Circuit Radio Calls
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.05  Going Around
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.06  Types of Joins to the VCCT
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.07  Visual Run in and Break (VRIAB)
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.08  Straight In (SI) Approach
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.09  Radar to Visual
 RTC  MOD06  Pt.10  Considerations

 RTC  MOD07  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.02  Overview
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.03  AWACS and GCI
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.04  Comms
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.05  Understanding BRAA calls
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.06  Understanding bullseye
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.07  ATC
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.08  Differences when players are ABMs
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.09  Airspace
 RTC  MOD07  Pt.10  ATC

 RTC  MOD08  Pt.01  Intro
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.02  Wind
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.03  Visibility
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.04  Significant Weather
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.05  Clouds
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.06  Temperature
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.07  Pressure
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.08  Trends, Remarks and Aerodrome Colour Codes
 RTC  MOD08  Pt.09  METAR

11 TSG Courses

 CAS / FAC – Pt.01 – Intro
 CAS / FAC – Pt.02 – CheckIn and holding instructions
 CAS / FAC – Pt.03 – SITREP
 CAS / FAC – Pt.04 – Game plan
 CAS / FAC – Pt.05 – 9Line (CAS Brief)
 CAS / FAC – Pt.06 – Talkon
 CAS / FAC – Pt.07 – Attack and BDA
 CAS / FAC – Pt.08 – Checkout
 CAS / FAC – Pt.09 – Type 3 addendum
 CAS / FAC – Pt.10 – Type 2 – combined sequential addendum

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RTC – MOD08 – Pt.06 – Temperature
Typically temperature doesn’t play a huge role in aviation ops. However it will affect aircraft performance in something called the Density Altitude. Essentially the Density Altitude is the effective altitude an aircraft will perform at given the current air pressure and temperature. The specifics of which will not be covered here.
What is important to know is if it’s too hot, your aircraft will perform worse, maybe even to the point of not being able to take off at higher takeoff weights. A helicopter might not be able to hover (HOGE or HIGE) at a spot at a certain altitude, especially with a high weapon or fuel load.
Low temperatures on the other hand can be a sign of ice/icing or fog.
Temperature is always in Centigrade and reported in 2 parts, first is the actual temperature detected, second is the dewpoint. The Dewpoint is the temperature at which the air can no longer hold moisture as a vapor or gas, at or below this temperature the vapor will liquidize and create foggy conditions (clouds at ground level effectively). From both numbers, the relative humidity can be calculated. This is another reason why it’s important to understand temperature.
Positive temperatures are reported as just 2 digit numbers, negative temperatures are reported as a 2 digit number following a “M” to denote “minus”.
“09/M02”
Denotes current temperature is 9C and the dewpoint is minus 2C.