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Balloon Flying Handbook

Balloon Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration, United States
     
 

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For pilots ready to go up, up, and away in their beautiful balloons, this official handbook is a must-have. Created by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), it conforms to the agency’s certification standards and offers both beginning and experienced balloonists the essential knowledge necessary for safe piloting. It includes information on how to choose

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For pilots ready to go up, up, and away in their beautiful balloons, this official handbook is a must-have. Created by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), it conforms to the agency’s certification standards and offers both beginning and experienced balloonists the essential knowledge necessary for safe piloting. It includes information on how to choose a balloon that best meets your needs; advice on preparing for a flight (weather checking, inspecting equipment, selecting a launch site, picking a crew); detailed instructions for inflating, launching, and landing a balloon; in-flight maneuvers for navigating in wind; regulations for balloon maintenance; requirements for earning a pilot certificate; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602390690
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.60(d)

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