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Mastering Gps Flying / Edition 1
     

Mastering Gps Flying / Edition 1

by Phil Dixon, Sherwood Harris
 

ISBN-10: 0071416692

ISBN-13: 9780071416696

Pub. Date: 08/23/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

With GPS (Global Positioning Systems) now standard equipment in virtually all aircraft, GPS mastery is becoming as necessary to pilots as basic stick and rudder skills. With a unique set of six field-test flight lessons, this guide teaches pilots how to use GPS equipment in all common VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) flight situations, in

Overview

With GPS (Global Positioning Systems) now standard equipment in virtually all aircraft, GPS mastery is becoming as necessary to pilots as basic stick and rudder skills. With a unique set of six field-test flight lessons, this guide teaches pilots how to use GPS equipment in all common VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) flight situations, in last-minute changes, as well as in emergencies.

* Fully illustrated throughout with charts, maps, photos, and diagrams

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071416696
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/23/2004
Pages:
218
Sales rank:
1,362,165
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 5.92(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Mastering GPS Flying in Eight Lessons

Chapter 3: All You Need to Know About GPS Technology

Chapter 4: Buttons, Knobs, and Switches

Chapter 5: How to Plan a GPS Flight

Chapter 6: Departure, En Route, and Arrival

Chapter 7: GPS Approaches

Chapter 8: Outages, Emergencies, and Other Surprises

Chapter 9: Instrument Check Rides with GPS

Chapter 10: Looking Ahead

Chapter 11: GPS Flight Lesson Syllabus

Chapter 12: Reference Section
INDEX
REGULATIONS

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