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This highly praised, award-winning classic takes the pilot through the "hands-on" flying of an aircraft, from the basics to actual instrument approaches, using only radios and instrumentation.
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This highly praised, award-winning classic takes the pilot through the "hands-on" flying of an aircraft, from the basics to actual instrument approaches, using only radios and instrumentation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070705999
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/1/1995
  • Series: Practical Flying Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 337
  • Product dimensions: 7.21 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Abbreviations
1 Instrument interpretation 1
2 Vertigo awareness 11
3 Physiological factors 19
4 Attitude instrument flying 25
5 Airspeed/altitude control 33
6 Practice, practice, practice 43
7 Planning the IFR flight 53
8 Departure helpers 63
9 Stay on top of things 75
10 Radio rhetoric and holding patterns 85
11 Approach angles 97
12 Mastering minimums 105
13 Enroute charts 115
14 Area charts, SIDs, STARs, Class B, profile descents, and charted visual approaches 137
15 Approach chart plan view 155
16 Approach chart profile view 177
17 Airport charts 193
18 NOS approach charts 211
19 VOR approaches 237
20 DME approaches 249
21 Localizer-only and ILS approaches 261
22 NDB and back course approaches 275
23 The flight director 287
24 Loran-C 295
25 Omega navigation 303
26 Inertial navigation 315
27 GPS 323
Dos and don'ts 335
Glossary 339
Appendix: Chapter quiz answers 361
Resources 381
Index 383
About the author 389
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2002

    Worth The Time

    I read this book right before my instrument flight test. It helped in my review of the information needed for the test in a concise and usable manner. This book provides a bunch of useful tips as well, but other information should be sought such as Jeppersen Inst. man.

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