Ground School

Author: The Pilot's Manual Editorial Board
Publisher: Pilot's Manual
ISBN: 9781619544383
Format: PDF, Docs
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You couldn't ask for a more complete textbook on how to operate general aviation airplanes in the United States.The Pilot's Manual: Ground School walks students through all the knowledge needed to pass both the Private and Commercial FAA Knowledge Exams. The Fourth Edition has been updated to reflect current rules, procedures, and the FAA's areas of emphasis including aeronautical decision making, runway incursion avoidance rules, risk management, drone operations, and the FAA's new Airman Certification Standards. The information is organized into easy-to-digest chapters, and the text is supported with more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs. All the knowledge requirements are covered, including aerodynamics, airplane performance, physiological factors affecting the pilot, weather, regulations, charts and airspace, airport operations, navigation, flight planning, and more. Helpful marginal notes are provided for quick definitions of terms, further emphasis on key points, and mnemonic devices that can be of tremendous benefit to study. Each chapter closes with review questions highlighting the important facts. Written by a remarkable editorial team consisting of civilian, airline, and military pilots, flight instructors, professors, FAA representatives, and industry leaders, this is the textbook trusted by leading universities worldwide. The logical organization makes it equally effective as a home-study text. Includes a Foreword by Barry Schiff. Full-color illustrations, glossary and index.

The Pilot s Manual Ground School

Author: Ltd. Aviation Theory Centre
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781560276777
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From aerodynamics and weather to navigation and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, everything students need to know in order to pass the Private Pilot and Commercial Pilot FAA Knowledge Exams is covered in this exhaustive reference. Aeronautical concepts and flight procedures?such as using the flight computer, engine operation, flight physiology, and air masses and frontal weather?are clearly communicated using concise language and copious full-color illustrations. Containing the latest rules and regulations, this updated edition also includes important information on runway incursion avoidance procedures and global positioning systems. Additional sidebars and suggested mnemonic devices help to further clarify complex concepts and increase recall.

Instrument Flying Handbook 2008

Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160820922
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT--OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price Designed for use by instrument flight instructors and pilots preparing for instrument rating tests. Instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid as it includes basic reference material for knowledge testing and instrument flight training. This handbook conforms to pilot training and certification concepts established by the US Federal Aviation Administration. This resource adopts selected methods and concepts for instrument flying. The discussion and explanations reflect the most commonly used practices and principles. Occasionally the word "MUST" or similar language is used where the desired action is deemed critical. The use of such language is not intended to add to, interpret, or relieve a duty imposed by the United States Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14CFR). All of the aeronautical knowledge and skills required to operate in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) are detailed. Chapters are dedicated to human and aerodynamic factors affecting instrument flight, the flight instruments, attitude instrument flying for airplanes, basic flight maneuvers used in IMC, attitude flying for helicopters, navigation systems, the National Airspace System (NAS), the air traffic control (ATC) system, instrument flight rules (IFR) flight procedures, and IFR emergencies. Clearance shorthand and integrated instrument lesson guide are also included. Related products: Notices to Airmen -print subscription product can be found here: Location Identifiers, 7350.7 -Triannual print subscription that lists current identifiers and codes of the U.S.A. and Canada air traffic control (ATC) systems for North American air space - can be found here: Aeronautical Information Manual: Official Guide to Basic Flight Information and ATC Procedures -USA-ONLY manual -print subscription service designed to provide aviation community with the most up-to-date basic fundamentatls required for flying safely in the U.S. National Airspace system (NAS) including basic flight information and Air Traffic Control or ATC procedures -can be found here: Aeronautical Information Publication, United States of America is the print subscription service to include international version that provides information about international airports and use by the international community --can be found here: FAA Safety Briefing print magazine subscription (published 6 issues per year) -- can be found here: