Synopses & Reviews
Covering every aspect an aviator needs to know to obtain a private or commercial pilot license—taxiing operations, takeoffs, turns, descents and emergency operations—this comprehensive guide gives a theoretical understanding that makes it easy for students to learn all the maneuvers before taking to the air. With important facts, an appendix with a comprehensive airplane checkout review, and review questions after complete guide covers all the tasks from the FAA Practical Test Standards for the Private and Commercial certificates.
About the Author
Aviation Theory Centre, Ltd., is a specialized center for the design, development, and production of aviation instructional media. Barry Schiff is a retired Trans World Airlines pilot who has earned every Federal Aviation Administration category, class, and instructor rating. He holds five world speed records and has received numerous honors for contributing to aviation safety, including a Congressional Commendation, the Louis Bleriot Air Medal, and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's L. P. Sharples Perpetual Award. An award-winning journalist, he has published more than 1,300 articles on aviation and is a contributing editor to AOPA Pilot. He lives in Los Angeles.