The Student Pilot's Flight Manual: From First Flight to Private Certificate / Edition 9

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Overview

This manual is a gathering of material used in pre-flight and postflight briefings and in-flight instruction. The maneuvers are written in the probable order of instruction to the student.

The Student Pilot's Flight Manual is not intended to just help the reader "get past" the FAA written and practical flight tests but includes information for use in the day-to-day process of learning to fly airplanes.

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In this update of the 1993 edition, Elder Statesman of Aviation award winner Kershner assists those preparing for the private pilot certificate. He guides enthusiasts in choosing a flight school through to the preflight check of the plane, standard and emergency maneuvers, and the knowledge and flight tests. Includes an airport directory, medical facts for pilots, notes on engines and other systems, and a sectional chart. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560276180
  • Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: The Flight Manuals Series
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


William K. Kershner was a certified flight instructor, naval aviator, and corporate pilot. The recipient of many aviation awards, including the General Aviation Flight Instructor of the Year, he is the author of The Flight Manuals series.
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Table of Contents

A Note for Private Pilots Preparing for the Flight Review
Preface
Pt. 1 Before the Flight
1 Starting to Fly
2 The Airplane and How It Flies
3 Cockpit - Instruments and Systems
4 Preflight Check
5 Starting the Airplane
6 Taxiing
7 Pretakeoff or Cockpit Check
Pt. 2 Presolo
8 Effects of Controls
9 The Four Fundamentals
10 Elementary Precision Maneuvers
11 Elementary Forced Landings
12 Stalls and Slow Flight
13 Takeoffs and Landings
Pt. 3 Postsolo Maneuvers
14 Advanced Stalls
15 Emergency Flying by Reference to Instruments
16 Postsolo Precision Maneuvers
17 Special Takeoff and Landing Procedures
18 High Altitude Emergencies
Pt. 4 Cross-Country and Night Flying
19 The Navigation Idea
20 The Chart and Other Printed Aids
21 Using the Radio
22 Weather Information
23 The Cross-Country - Knowing Your Airplane
24 Navigation Planning
25 Flying the Cross-Country
26 Introduction to Night Flying
Pt. 5 The Knowledge and Practical (Flight) Tests
27 The Knowledge Test
Private Pilot Knowledge Test (FAA)
Answers and Explanations
28 The Practical (Flight) Test
App. A Wake Turbulence
App. B Airport/Facility Directory Legend
App. C Medical Facts for Pilots
App. D Added Notes on Engines and Other Systems
Bibliography
Index
Sectional Chart
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