Based on a popular but out-of-date FAA publication, this book presents the basics of flight in a manner that will appeal not only to students but also to pilots returning to flying after a period of inactivity. The author has extensively revised the organization and content of the original FAA publication, providing information on changes in weather reports, services, and terminology. This third edition also features a complete update of the National Airspace Plan, along with related Federal Aviation Regulations. Topics covered include flight principles and instruments, airplanes and engines, navigation, the airspace system, and flight planning.
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The bestselling source of complete pilot information! Terminology, navigation, airport and airspace operations, radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, FAA rules and regulations, and much more--all the essential information a pilot needs, in a concise format. That's what this classic handbook gives you. And now, it's fully updated for today's pilots. Packet with facts and fundamentals every pilot needs--for passing FAA exams, refreshing and updating knowledge and answering day-to-day questions--The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge gives you current data, more than 250 charts, graphs and illustrations, plus many value-added features. Inside you'll find additional critical information on: flight principles; thorough weather orientation; aircraft performance factors; engine and systems fundamentals; navigation principles; medical facts for pilots; checks and inspections; wake avoidance; basic good operating procedures. You'll want to keep this book handy for quick answers to your most essential questions. It's the best investment that you can make in your flying career, for as long as you fly.About the Author:
Paul Illman is author of The Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, 5th Edition, and The Pilot's Air Traffic Control Handbook, 3rd Edition. Both are Practical Flying Series titles. He is an active private pilot who holds single-engine commercial and multiengine ratings. He worked for TWA for 30 years in management positions and currently operates his own management consulting business.
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Descrizione libro Tab Books, 1991. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Rev. and expanded ed. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0830675175