The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge / Edition 4

The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge / Edition 4

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by Paul Illman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071345191

ISBN-13: 9780071345194

Pub. Date: 12/20/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The bestselling source of complete pilot information! Terminology, navigation, airport and airspace operations, radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, FAA rules and regulations, and much more—all the essential information a pilot needs, in a concise format. That's what this classic handbook gives you. And now, it's fully updated

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The bestselling source of complete pilot information! Terminology, navigation, airport and airspace operations, radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, FAA rules and regulations, and much more—all the essential information a pilot needs, in a concise format. That's what this classic handbook gives you. And now, it's fully updated for today's pilots. Packet with facts and fundamentals every pilot needs—for passing FAA exams, refreshing and updating knowledge and answering day-to-day questions—The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge gives you current data, more than 250 charts, graphs and illustrations, plus many value-added features. Inside you'll find additional critical information on: flight principles; thorough weather orientation; aircraft performance factors; engine and systems fundamentals; navigation principles; medical facts for pilots; checks and inspections; wake avoidance; basic good operating procedures. You'll want to keep this book handy for quick answers to your most essential questions. It's the best investment that you can make in your flying career, for as long as you fly.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071345194
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/20/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
614
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.64(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Principles of flight1
2Airplanes and engines47
3Flight instruments89
4Airplane performance111
5Weather155
6Navigation235
7The airspace system293
8Airports327
9VFR flight planning369
10Emergency procedures391
11Wake turbulence401
12Medical facts for pilots409
13Good operating practices419
Acronyms and abbreviations427
Index431
About the author440

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The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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I am now half way through this nearly 700pg book, and am extremely impressed by the manner in which each and every concept is presented. This book travels from the basics of flight,controls,navigation, weather, airspace etc, in much detail... Pilot, C. Bailey