Flying the Mountains : A Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft

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9780071410533: Flying the Mountains : A Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft

This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios.


* Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes
* Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft
* Outlines cold weather operations and precautions
* Includes search and rescue operation procedures
* Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountains

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Packed with dozens of lifesaving illustrations!

HIGH ALTITUDE, LOW RISK!

Piloting aircraft above mountainous regions demands more than a thirst for adventure. It also requires a keen understanding of the unique challenges involved in mountain flying ― for the safety and pleasure of everyone involved.

That’s why if you’re a pilot, a flight instructor, or are learning to fly, Flying the Mountains is the one-stop, practical resource you need to stay safe while soaring at extreme altitudes. Written with insight by a noted high-elevation flight instructor and pilot, Flying the Mountains:


* Outlines the nature of mountain flying
* Relays mountain flight accident statistics and causes
* Details effects of altitude on aircraft and pilots
* Examines in-flight ailments related to mountain flying
* Reviews take-off conditions from mountain airports
* And much, much more!

Logically organized by phases of flight ― from preflight preparation to landings ― Flying the Mountains delivers a potent combination of statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) used in actual flight scenarios.

About the Author:

Fletcher Fairchild Anderson is the owner/operator of Mountain Aviation Services and a multi-rated flight instructor, charter pilot, and corporate pilot. He has given more than 2000 hours of mountain flying instruction; those sessions led to the development of a tutorial for students, upon which this book is based.

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Descrizione libro McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This title explains the unique difficulties and dangers of mountain flying in small aircraft and how appropriate and precise training in this specialized category can increase safety, proficiency and success in mountain flying operations. Organized by phases of flight - preflight preparation, takeoff, climb, departure, enroute terrain encounters (downdrafts, weather, icing, etc.) navigation, engine management, descent, arrival, and landings, the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (right and wrong) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios.Following are the key features: outlines the nature of flight in the mountains; mountain flight accident statistics and causes; and, cites training that offsets mountain flying mistakes. Altitude impact is big factor in mountain flight. This book details effects on aircraft and on pilots. Hypothermia, dehydration, fatigue related to mountain flying are examined. Cold weather operations and precautions are outlined. It also features mountain winds strategies - including reverse-direction anomalous winds. Take-off conditions from airport mountains are reviewed.Mountain-specific strategies and techniques differing from flat-land flying are described. It includes search-and-rescue operations procedures. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780071410533

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Descrizione libro McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This title explains the unique difficulties and dangers of mountain flying in small aircraft and how appropriate and precise training in this specialized category can increase safety, proficiency and success in mountain flying operations. Organized by phases of flight - preflight preparation, takeoff, climb, departure, enroute terrain encounters (downdrafts, weather, icing, etc.) navigation, engine management, descent, arrival, and landings, the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (right and wrong) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios.Following are the key features: outlines the nature of flight in the mountains; mountain flight accident statistics and causes; and, cites training that offsets mountain flying mistakes. Altitude impact is big factor in mountain flight. This book details effects on aircraft and on pilots. Hypothermia, dehydration, fatigue related to mountain flying are examined. Cold weather operations and precautions are outlined. It also features mountain winds strategies - including reverse-direction anomalous winds. Take-off conditions from airport mountains are reviewed.Mountain-specific strategies and techniques differing from flat-land flying are described. It includes search-and-rescue operations procedures. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780071410533

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Descrizione libro McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 332 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 1.0in.This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios. Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft Outlines cold weather operations and precautions Includes search and rescue operation procedures Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountains This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780071410533

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