Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, Sixth Edition

Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, Sixth Edition

by Paul Illman, Gene Gailey
     
 

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THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO RADIO COMMUNICATIONS FOR PILOTS

Fully revised to cover the most current protocols, this practical resource provides everything you need to communicate with confidence from the cockpit. The Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, Sixth Edition discusses the full spectrum of radio facilities and communication

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THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO RADIO COMMUNICATIONS FOR PILOTS

Fully revised to cover the most current protocols, this practical resource provides everything you need to communicate with confidence from the cockpit. The Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook, Sixth Edition discusses the full spectrum of radio facilities and communication responsibilities. Designed primarily, but not exclusively, for VFR pilots, this book spells out what to say to contact a facility, what you should expect to hear, and how to properly respond. A new chapter on communications and emergencies and new coverage of the International Phonetic Alphabet are included. Expand your flight horizons beyond the local controlled or uncontrolled airport with help from this must-have pilot's companion.

Coverage includes:

* Mastering aviation radio communications
• Aviation accidents involving communication failure
• Breaking through communication barriers
• Airspace classifications
• MULTICOM airport radio communications
* UNICOM airport radio communications
• Flight service stations
• ATIS: automatic terminal information service
* Ground control: the airport surface traffi c director
• Transponder: the silent communicator
• Operating and communicating in Class D and E airspaces
• Operating and communicating in Class B, Class C, and TRSA airspaces
* Communicating with approach/departure control
• Communicating with air route traffic control centers

Handling radio failures
• Communications and emergencies
• A cross-country flight to bring it all together

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071790482
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/10/2012
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
741,105
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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