Synopses & Reviews
The first official book released by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the sole purpose of glider and sailplane instruction and knowledge, this book answers all the questions related to glider flying and soaring found in the FAA's required knowledge exams for pilots. Included is detailed coverage on decision making, aerodynamics, aircraft performance, soaring weather, flight instruments, medical factors, communications, and regulations, all in relation to the world of glider flying. Through full-color graphics and detailed descriptions, pilots are better able to comprehend and visualize the maneuvers within the book.
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The Federal Aviation Administration is the government organization that regulates and sets procedural standards for the