Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2/E

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Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview!

Written by an experienced airline pilot, Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition is filled with more than 1000 questions and answers, many of them all-new. This practical study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. It's a must-have, one-stop resource for all pilots, regardless of ...

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Overview

Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview!

Written by an experienced airline pilot, Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition is filled with more than 1000 questions and answers, many of them all-new. This practical study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. It's a must-have, one-stop resource for all pilots, regardless of aircraft type, performance, or global region.

Ace the Technical Pilot Interview, Second Edition helps you:

  • Review the material most likely to be asked on your interview
  • Practice with 1000+ exam-style questions—complete with answers
  • Learn about the latest technologies, including CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications) and ADS (Automatic Dependent Surveillance)
  • Focus your study on what you need to know

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

Aerodynamics
• Engines
• Jet and propeller aircraft differences
• Navigation
• Atmosphere and speed
• Aircraft instruments and systems
• Performance and flight planning
• Meteorology and weather recognition
• Flight operations and technique
• Human performance
• Type-specific questions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071793865
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/21/2012
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 541,421
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Gary V. Bristow is an airline pilot employed by Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi).

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction ix

Abbreviations xi

1 Aerodynamics 1

Forces/Aerofoil 1

Lift 3

Drag 6

Weight and Aircraft Momentum 11

Swept Wing 19

Speed 22

Stalls 27

Instability 30

Control Surfaces 34

2 Engines 51

Applied Laws 51

Piston Engines 52

Propellers 54

Jet/Gas Turbine Engines 61

Engine Fire Detection and Protection Systems 83

3 Jet and Propeller Aircraft Differences 85

Navigation 89

Chart Navigation 89

Airborne Navigation Equipment 92

Ground Navigation Systems 99

Radar 109

5 Atmosphere and Speed 115

Atmosphere 115

Speed 120

6 Aircraft instruments and Systems 127

Pressure Flight Instruments 127

Gyroscopic Flight Instruments 135

Magnetism and Compass Instruments 142

Radio Instruments 144

Advanced Flight Instruments 147

Radio Communication Systems 150

Avoidance Systems 152

Flight Management and Auto Flight Systems 157

Aircraft Systems 165

Aircraft Electrical Systems 175

7 Performance and Flight Planning 183

Loading 183

Takeoff and Climb 185

En Route Performance and Flight Planning 208

Descent and Landing 215

8 Meteorology and Weather Recognition 221

Heat and Temperature 221

Moisture and Clouds 226

Storms and Precipitation 232

Winds 234

Air Masses/Pressure Systems/Fronts 243

Turbulence 253

Icing 261

Visibility 264

Climatology 265

Weather Forecasts and Reports 267

9 Flight Operations and Technique 273

Flight Operations 273

Instrument Flight Rules (Instrument Procedures and Flight Technique) 291

Radiotelephony 304

Air Law 306

Adverse Weather Recognition and Flight Technique 317

Adverse Conditions Flight Technique 326

10 Human Performance 327

11 Type-Specific Questions 335

Aircraft 335

Engines 336

Operations 336

Index 339

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