Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge 2008 (Paperback)
The book begins with a basic introduction to flying, including the history of flight, the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), criteria for earning the various pilot certificates, how to select a flight school and instructor, and the tests associated with earning a pilot certificate. Subjects covered include aircraft structure, principles and aerodynamics of flight, flight controls, aircraft systems, flight instruments, flight manuals and documents, weight and balance, aircraft performance, weather theory, aviation weather services, airport operations, airspace, navigation, aeromedical factors, and aeronautical decision-making.
This 2008 edition reflects the latest aviation industry procedures, equipment, techniques and regulations. It is a key reference for all the information necessary to operate an aircraft and for passing the FAA Knowledge Exam and Practical Test (checkride). Newly illustrated with hundreds of full-color drawings and photographs!
Now includes the new Runway Incursion Avoidance appendix.
|Genre||TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction|
|Publisher Date||2013-02-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Aviation Supplies & Academics|
|Unit weight||2.4 lb|
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