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Today's Leading Guide to Federal Aviation Rules and Regulations-Now Updated with the Latest Changes

The only edited and annotated guide to federal aviation regulations, AIM/FAR 2008 arms you with the latest federally required rules for general aviation flying, including all new Transportation Security Administration requirements. This updated aviation tool presents new second-in-command qualifications, new helicopter procedures, SAAAR instrument approaches, key FAA regional office phone numbers, and unmanned aircraft alerts.

Packed with over 200 detailed illustrations, this unrivaled resource contains an up-to-date aeronautical information manual, covering air navigation…lighting and visual aids…airspace…air traffic control and procedures…emergency procedures…safety of flight…medical facts… charts and publications…and helicopter operations. The book also provides selected aviation web sites, a pilot/controller glossary, and a comprehensive index. Bigger and better than ever, AIM/FAR 2008 features:

  • Study suggestions for test and flight review
  • VOT sites and frequencies
  • Light Sport Plane Regulations
  • Access to year-round online updates with late-breaking developments
  • The following new material: new second-in-command qualifications; newhelicopter procedures; new directories to weather web sites, aviationfacilities, officials, NTSB, and more

Inside This Updated Guide to Critical Aviation Information and Rules• Aeronautical Information Manual: Air Navigation • Lighting and Visual Aids • Airspace • Air Traffic Control • Air Traffic Procedures • Emergency Procedures • Safety of Flight • Medical Facts • Charts and Publications • Helicopter Operations • Pilot/Controller Glossary • Federal Aviation Regulations • Transportation Security Regulations • Selected Aviation Web Sites

Synopsis:

The leading reference on federal aviation regulations updated with the latest rule changes No other version of the Aeronautical Information Manual/Federal Aviation Regulations measures up to McGraw-Hill’ s "AIM/FAR"— not even the government’ s own! Packed with information, regulations, and exclusive time-saving features, this economically prices reference is more thoroughly indexed and easier to use than any other. More current, more usable, and better informed than its competitors, AIM/FAR employs editor and veteran pilot Charles F. Spence to track FAA changes and rulemaking throughout the year to bring you the latest information and expert commentary available anywhere.

About the Author

Charles F. Spence has been a pilotsince 1954 and has a long and distinguished career in aviationpublic relations and publishing. He is the Capitol Hill reporterfor Flyer and has been the AIM/FAR editor since 1996.

Table of Contents

Aeronautical Information Manual:

Chapter 1: Air Navigation

Chapter 2: Lighting and visual aids

Chapter 3: Airspace

Chapter 4: Air Traffic Control

Chapter 5: Air Traffic Procedures

Chapter 6: Emergency Procedures

Chapter 7: Safety of Flight

Chapter 8: Medical Facts

Chapter 9: Charts and Publications

Chapter 10: Helicopter Operations

PILOT/CONTROLLER GLOSSARY

Federal Aviation Regulations:

1: Definitions and Abbreviations

43: Maintenance, preventive maintenance, rebuilding, and alteration

61: Certification: pilots, flight instructors, ground instructors

65: Certification: airmen other than flight crewmembers

67: Medical standards and certification

71: Designation of federal airways, area low routes, controlled airspace, and reporting points

73: Special use airspace

91: General operating and flight rules

93: Special air traffic rules and airport traffic patterns

97: Standard instrument approach procedures

99: Security control of air traffic

103: Ultralight vehicles

105: Parachute Jumping

119: Certification: air carriers and commercial operators

121: Appendix I: Drug Testing; Appendix J: Alcohol misuse and prevention

135: Operating requirements: commuter and on-demand operations

137: Agricultural aircraft operations

141: Pilot schools

142: Training centers

National Transportation Safety Board

Part 830: Notification and reporting of aircraft accidents or incidents and overdue aircraft and preservation of aircraft wreckage, mail, cargo, and records

Part 49: Code of Federal Regulations

Selected Aviation Web Sites

Flight Forum

VOR Test Facilities

Navigation and Communications Frequencies

Selected Addresses and Telephone Numbers

State Aeronautic Offices

Test Preparations

NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System Form

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071499255
Author:
Spence, Charles F
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Editor:
Spence, Charles F.
Author:
Spence, Charles F.
Subject:
Aviation - Piloting & Flight Instruction
Subject:
Aviation - General
Copyright:
Series:
AIM/FAR: Airman's Information Manual/Federal Aviation Regulations
Publication Date:
November 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1002
Dimensions:
9.22x7.62x1.49 in. 3.28 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The leading reference on federal aviation regulations updated with the latest rule changes No other version of the Aeronautical Information Manual/Federal Aviation Regulations measures up to McGraw-Hill’ s "AIM/FAR"— not even the government’ s own! Packed with information, regulations, and exclusive time-saving features, this economically prices reference is more thoroughly indexed and easier to use than any other. More current, more usable, and better informed than its competitors, AIM/FAR employs editor and veteran pilot Charles F. Spence to track FAA changes and rulemaking throughout the year to bring you the latest information and expert commentary available anywhere.
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