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101 Things to Do after You Get Your Private Pilot's License


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Publisher Comments:

* Picks up where flight training ends--shows how to get best performance using tips and tricks not taught in school

* Wide-ranging coverage includes flying with family, handling different airport types, test-flying, joining a flying club, and flying for money

* Discusses mastering advanced navigation systems and handling all types of weather

About the Author

LeRoy Cook (Butler, MO) calls himself a lifelong aviation student. A columnist and editor for Private Pilot magazine for more than 20 years, and a flight instructor for nearly 40 years, he holds FAA Gold Seal certification for single-engine and multiengine airplanes, gliders, and instrument instruction.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Striking Out on Your OwnChapter 1: A License to LearnChapter 2: Going Somewhere?Chapter 3: Efficient Flight PlanningChapter 4: The Flying VacationChapter 5: Low-Level FlyingChapter 6: Dodging Tall TowersChapter 7: The VFR Flight PlanChapter 8: Using GPS in the CockpitPart 2: Traffic and AirportsChapter 9: Midair MenaceChapter 10: Uncontrolled AirportsChapter 11: Grass StripsChapter 12: Tower-Controlled AirportsChapter 13: Class Charlie AirspaceChapter 14: Class Bravo AirspacePart 3: WeatherChapter 15: Preflight BriefingChapter 16: Personal ForecastingChapter 17: Coping with Marginal VFRChapter 18: Trapped in IFR WeatherPart 4: Surviving the SeasonsChapter 19: Wind WisdomChapter 20: Thunderstorms: Summer MonstersChapter 21: Squall Line EncountersChapter 22: Managing Heat StressChapter 23: Hazy Summer DaysChapter 24: Fog, Insidious EnemyChapter 25: Cold, Cold StartChapter 26: Chiller IceChapter 27: Flying SnowPart 5: Using Your HeadChapter 28: Go/No-Go JudgmentChapter 29: Slow Down to Save TimeChapter 30: Stress ManagementChapter 31: Considerate OperationsChapter 32: SensibilityChapter 33: CurrencyPart 6: Your Own AirplaneChapter 34: Flying ClubsChapter 35: First LoveChapter 36: Customized ChecklistChapter 37: Test Flying an AirplaneChapter 38: Thorough Postflight InspectionChapter 39: AccidentsPart 7: Going OnChapter 40: Flight Review Due?Chapter 41: AerobaticsChapter 42: Taming a TailwheelChapter 43: High-Performance CheckoutChapter 44: Flying for MoneyChapter 45: Instrument Rating — Worthwhile?Chapter 46: IFR ItineraryChapter 47: File IFR or Stay VFRChapter 48: Regaining IFR CurrencyChapter 49: Splashing It OnChapter 50: Soaring SpiritsChapter 51: Uplifting ExperiencesChapter 52: Multiengine RatingChapter 53: ATP CertificateINDEX

Product Details

McGraw-Hill Professional
Airplanes - Piloting
Cook, LeRoy
Private flying
Transportation : Aviation - Piloting & Flight Instruction
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October 2003

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Transportation » Aviation » Flight Instruction and Aerodynamics

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