Synopses & Reviews
For pilots looking to improve their math skills in the cockpit and easily perform math calculations in their heads, this book offers numerous tips and invaluable tricks to help in all areas of cockpit calculations. Pilots are guided through basic and more advanced formulas with explanations on how to perform them without needing paper or electronic calculators, step-by-step instructions, practice exercises, and personal advice from experienced pilots. Easy and quick methods for calculating airborne math problems, enroute descents, and visual descent points are covered. Numerous references, math memorization tables, lists of formulas, and definitions for terms and abbreviations are provided. This book will be useful for pilots gearing up for airline interviews, preparing for checkrides or proficiency checks, or wanting to improve their in-flight calculations performance.
Being able to easily perform math calulations in your head is a skill that every pilot strives for. If (like many!) you struggle a bit with this process, or, if you are simply looking for a way to improve your math skills in the cockpit, then 'Mental Math for Pilots' is a must read! Whether you are gearing up for that coveted pilot interview, preparing for a checkride or proficiency check, or simply want to improve your inflight calculations performance, author Ron McElroy offers numerous invaluable tips and tricks to help you in all areas of cockpit calculations.
Sharpen your math skills for the interview as well as for the cockpit, with these instructions for figuring math problems in your head without paper or electronic calculator.
About the Author
Ronald D. McElroy
has been a pilot for over 24 years and is the author of Airline Pilot Technical Interviews
. He lives in Castle Rock, Colorado.