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Your Pilot's License (Your Pilot's License)by Jerry Eichenberger
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Fully updated 7th Edition!
"An outstanding resource for anyone interested in getting a pilot's license." --Private Pilot
THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT HAS HELPED AVIATORS TAKE OFF FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER CENTURY!
If learning to fly an airplane is part of your plans, here's the one book you need to read — before you suit up for a single flight class.
Written in an easy-to-understand style by a noted aviation expert, Your Pilot's License offers practical advice that helps would-be aviators understand the demands and pleasures of earning a pilot's license. The book provides you with a firm grasp of:
* How much it costs
* How long it takes
* Different types of ratings and certifications
* Options for flight
* Rules, regulations, and requirements
* Medical minimums
* Instructors and flight schools
* Navigation and communications
* And much, much more!
When it comes to earning your wings, Your Pilot's License is the resource you need to help your dreams take flight!
This guide contains comprehensive advice on current issues concerning a pilot's license - from how much it costs to regulations and requirements. Chapters cover instructor and flight schools, communications, control techniques, and more.
* A "must" guide containing comprehensive and straight-to-the-point advice on current issues concerning a pilot's license--from how much it costs to regulations and requirements
* Fully updated, this classic bestseller provides the all-you-need to know considerations of flight training and earning a license
* Chapters cover instructor and flight schools, communications, FAQs, control techniques, international perspective, and more
About the Author
Jerry A. Eichenberger has written three other books for McGraw-Hill: General Aviation Law, now in its Second Edition; Handling In-Flight Emergencies, now in its Second Edition; and Cross-Country Flying. He has also written more than 200 magazine articles dealing with aviation law and aviation safety. His work is featured regularly in several monthly publications that serve the general aviation and commuter airline industries.
Mr. Eichenberger is a licensed commercial pilot, rated for single- and multiengine airplanes, helicopters, and gliders. He holds an airplane instrument rating, and is also a certified flight instructor, rated for airplanes, single- and multiengine, and instrument instruction. He has logged over 5,000 flying hours.
He is a practicing attorney who devotes his legal time to the area of aviation law, representing manufacturers, maintenance facilities, flight schools, airlines, FBOs, airports, and individual pilots and aircraft owners. Mr. Eichenberger lives and practices in the Columbus, Ohio area, where he remains an active general aviation pilot and flight instructor. He has owned a total of eight aircraft over the years since he learned to fly in 1965, and currently owns a totally restored classic Piper PA-22/20 Pacer.
Table of Contents
Chapter 2: Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Glider Pilot Licenses
Chapter 4: The Private Pilot Certificate
Chapter 6: Flying the Airplane
Chapter 8: Weather
Chapter 10: The Examinations