Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list



    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

Flying the Mountains

by

Flying the Mountains Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios. * Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes * Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft * Outlines cold weather operations and precautions * Includes search and rescue operation procedures * Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountains

Synopsis:

This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios.

* Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes

* Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft

* Outlines cold weather operations and precautions

* Includes search and rescue operation procedures

* Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountains

About the Author

Fletcher Fairchild Anderson is the owner/operator of Mountain Aviation Services and a multi-rated flight instructor, charter pilot, and corporate pilot. He has given more than 2000 hours of mountain flying instruction; those sessions led to the development of a tutorial for students, upon which this book is based.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1: Altitude Chapter 2: Mountain Weather Chapter 3: Reading Mountain Weather Chapter 4: Mountain Flying Strategy Chapter 5: Specific Mountain Weather Concerns Chapter 6: Almost Home Chapter 7: Only in the Mountains Chapter 8: More Advanced Mountain Flying Postscript My First Solo Flight Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071429337
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Aviation - Piloting & Flight Instruction
Author:
Anderson, Fletcher
Subject:
Transportation-Aviation - Piloting & Flight Instruction
Subject:
Transportation : Aviation - Piloting & Flight Instruction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mountain flying.
Subject:
Aviation-Flight Instruction and Aerodynamics
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Biology
Transportation » Aviation » Flight Instruction and Aerodynamics
Transportation » Aviation » General

Flying the Mountains
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details pages McGraw-Hill - English 9780071429337 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios.

* Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes

* Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft

* Outlines cold weather operations and precautions

* Includes search and rescue operation procedures

* Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountains

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.