Private Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781560279495
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence under scrutiny. In this series, the most consistent questions asked in each exam are provided in a question-and-answer format, with information sources for further study. Applicants facing the oral exams will benefit from the topics discussed and the further study materials provided, which have been updated to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, including fundamentals of instruction, technical subject areas, an appendix with the latest version of the FAA's Advisory Circular (AC) 61-65, and now including a new chapter on Scenario-Based Training" by Arlynn McMahon (author of "Train Like You Fly")."

Helicopter Pilot Oral Exam Guide

Author: Ryan Dale
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781619540101
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This indispensable tool prepares helicopter pilots for their one-on-one checkride with an FAA examiner. Answers to the most commonly asked questions, clarification on the requirements of the written and oral portions, and study material for the exam are provided, and topics covered include certification and documents, helicopter flight-controls, weight and balance, and emergency operations. This volume of the Oral Exam Guide Series is intended as a helicopter-specific supplement to—and is meant to be used along with—the corresponding Oral Exam Guide book for Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, or ATP, depending on the specific license the applicant is testing for. The material is presented in a question-and-answer format, providing the questions the FAA checkride examiners are most likely to ask along with comprehensive, easy-to-remember responses. This guide teaches not only what to expect on the helicopter pilot oral exam, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence while under the examiner’s scrutiny.

Sport Pilot Checkride

Author: Paul Hamilton
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781560277262
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) checkride for sport pilots consists of two aspects—an oral questioning and a flight check—and this reference prepares readers for passing the certification process for three types of light sport aircraft (LSA)—airplane, weight-shift control, and powered parachute—as well as for Sport Pilot Instructor and the biennial Flight Review. The information offered gives students the help they need by listing the questions from the oral questioning portion of the exam and providing succinct, easy-to-follow responses. Continuing with practical checklists, tips, and techniques readers can use during the in-flight portion of the test, this guidebook is an indispensable tool in both planning for what to expect when tested and for mastering the subject matter needed to pass.

Rod Machado s Private Pilot Handbook

Author: Rod Machado
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780963122995
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn everything you need for the FAA private pilot exam, biennial flight reviews, and updating and refreshing your knowledge.

The Turbine Pilot s Flight Manual

Author: Gregory N. Brown
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781619540736
Format: PDF
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Everything a pilot is expected to know when transitioning to turbine-powered aircraft.

Skyjack

Author: Geoffrey Gray
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307451313
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The true story of the unsolved 1971 Northwest Orient airplane hijacking, Skyjack reopens one of the greatest cold cases of the 20th century. “I have a bomb here and I would like you to sit by me.” That was the note handed to a stewardess by a mild-mannered passenger on a Northwest Orient flight in 1971. It was also the start of one of the most astonishing whodunits in the history of American true crime: how one man extorted $200,000 from an airline before parachuting into the wilds of the Pacific Northwest, never to be seen again. Starting with a crack tip from a private investigator, author Geoffrey Gray plunges into the murky depths of the decades-old mystery to chase down new clues and explore the secret lives of the cases's cast of characters and most promising suspects, including Ralph Himmelsbach, the most dogged of FBI agents, who watched with horror as a criminal became a counter-culture folk hero; Karl Fleming, a respected reporter whose career was destroyed by a D.B. Cooper scoop that was a scam; and Barbara (nee Bobby) Dayton, a transgendered pilot who insisted she was Cooper herself. The case of D.B. Cooper is a modern legend that has obsessed and cursed his pursuers for generations. Now with Skyjack, Gray obtians a first-ever look at the FBI's confidential Cooper file, uncovering new leads in the infamous case and providing readers with explosive new information.

Say Again Please

Author: Bob Gardner
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781560277606
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Providing a clear, conversational approach to radio communications, this sourcebook for pilots and aviation specialists features typical transmissions in order to explain how the air traffic control system works and presents simulated flights to demonstrate the correct procedures. Topics cover every aspect of radio communication, including basic system and procedural comprehension, etiquette and rules, visual flight rules, instrument flight rules, emergency procedures, ATC facilities and their functions, and a review of airspace definitions.

Private Pilot Checkride Preparation and Study Guide

Author: Virgil Royer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781520287959
Format: PDF, ePub
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Private Pilot Checkride (Preparation and Study Guide) is a concise outline of the practical exam under the new ACS. This book outlines the basic flow of the private pilot checkride, then goes into greater detail with regard to specific areas students struggle when studying. Easy to memorize charts and informative pictures and lists are sure to help you be better prepared for your checkride and ease your anxiety at the same time. The weather section can also be used as a refresher when decoding standard weather briefings after you earn your private pilot license.

Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2 E

Author: Gary Bristow
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071793879
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview! Written by an experienced airline pilot, Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition is filled with more than 1000 questions and answers, many of them all-new. This practical study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. It's a must-have, one-stop resource for all pilots, regardless of aircraft type, performance, or global region. Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition helps you: Review the material most likely to be asked on your interview Practice with 1000+ exam-style questions--complete with answers Learn about the latest technologies, including CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) and ADS (Automatic Dependent Surveillance) Focus your study on what you need to know COVERAGE INCLUDES: Aerodynamics * Engines * Jet and propeller aircraft differences * Navigation * Atmosphere and speed * Aircraft instruments and systems * Performance and flight planning * Meteorology and weather recognition * Flight operations and technique * Human performance * Type-specific questions

Mental Math for Pilots

Author: Ronald D. McElroy
Publisher: Independent Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780964283978
Format: PDF, ePub
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For those gearing up for pilot interviews, preparing for a check-ride or proficiency check, or looking to improve inflight calculations, this book offers invaluable tips and tricks to help in all areas of cockpit calculations.