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Piloting Basics Handbookby Lewis Bjork
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The ultimate guide for flying skillfully and safely
Now, in one comprehensive volume you can get both step-by-step instruction in basic piloting skills, and FARs that every pilot must be able to reference and understand. Piloting Basics by Lewis Bjork truly packs all the detailed, profusely illustrated how-to information you need. From total preflight preparations to takeoffs and landings, it's all here: basic instrument flying...transitioning to multiengine airplanes...navigating...reading standard and supplemental visual charts...flying in special-use airspace...working with transponders...operating in class B, class C, and TRSA airport environments...what to do in an emergency - and much, much more. You learn vital facts about terminal radar approach and departure control facilities, air route traffic control centers, and Unicorn and Multicom airport radio communications. What's more, this pilot's information powerhouse puts at your fingertips the expertise of six bestselling references: Love's Flight Maneuvers and Light Airplane Navigation Essentials — plus must-have aviation classics including Illman's Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, 5th Edition; Lankford's Understanding Aeronautical Charts, 2nd Edition and Frazier's ABCs of Safe Flying, 4th Edition.
The ultimate source for pilots seeking answers, understanding, and expertise about what it takes to fly. Filled with comprehensive illustrated step-by-step instruction of basic piloting skills, along with FARs pilots must reference and understanding.
A comprehensive reference containing detailed, how-to information on all pilots need to know in order to fly.
Table of Contents
Aviate. The total preflight. Flying. Mastering the maneuvers. Ground reference maneuvers. Takeoffs and landings. Basic instrument flying. Emergency procedures. Transitioning to multiengine airplanes. Navigate. Chart History. Projections and limitations. Visual chart terminology and symbols. Standard visual charts. Supplemental visual charts. Publications. Supplemental and international publications. Communicate. A Simulated flight and the ATC contacts. A closer look at the airspace system. Special-use airspace. Transponders. Operating in class B, class C, and TRSA airport environments. Terminal radar approach and departure control facilities. Air route traffic control center. A case for communications skills. Unicorn airport radio communications. Multicom airport radio communications. Flight service stations. When an emergency occurs. Putting it All Together. A Cross-country flight: putting it all together. Practical cross-country flights.
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