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Glider Flying Handbook
     

Glider Flying Handbook

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by Federal Aviation Administration
 

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This book—prepared by the Federal Aviation Administration—is a resource without equal for glider pilots. Covering components and systems, flight instruments, performance limitations, preflight and ground operations, launch and recovery procedures, flight maneuvers, traffic patterns, soaring weather, radio navigation, and much more, it lays out in

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This book—prepared by the Federal Aviation Administration—is a resource without equal for glider pilots. Covering components and systems, flight instruments, performance limitations, preflight and ground operations, launch and recovery procedures, flight maneuvers, traffic patterns, soaring weather, radio navigation, and much more, it lays out in authoritative detail the science, mechanics, and regulations that every pilot needs to know. Plus, it contains a glossary of essential terms and crystal-clear color illustrations. No one should learn to fly, or fly a glider, without this information close at hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781626366725
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
348,330
File size:
25 MB
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Meet the Author

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), established in 1958, strives to “provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.” It authors the Aviation Instructor's Handbook; Airplane Flying Handbook; The Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM); The Pilot’s Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge; Aircraft Inspection and Repair; Rotorcraft Flying Handbook; Aviation Weather Services Handbook; Plane Sense; Glider Flying Handbook, Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook; Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook; Powered Parachute Flying Handbook; Instrument Flying Handbook; and Instrument Procedures Handbook. The FAA headquarters are located in Washington, D.C.

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Glider Flying Handbook 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great guide for anyone who wants to learn to pilot gliders of all types. It'll definitely benefit both amateurs and experienced pilots. The writing's great, the illustrations are great - it's an overall great manual on the topic.