The Complete Private Pilot [NOOK Book]

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Prospective pilots are offered a thorough understanding of flying fundamentals as well as the aeronautical knowledge needed to earn a private-pilot certificate in this guide to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Knowledge Exams. Topics such as basic aerodynamics, flight instruments, communication procedures, and weather are discussed and augmented with checklists, mnemonic devices, specific tips, and special learning techniques that help students quickly grasp the information, pass the required tests...
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The Complete Private Pilot

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Overview


Prospective pilots are offered a thorough understanding of flying fundamentals as well as the aeronautical knowledge needed to earn a private-pilot certificate in this guide to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Knowledge Exams. Topics such as basic aerodynamics, flight instruments, communication procedures, and weather are discussed and augmented with checklists, mnemonic devices, specific tips, and special learning techniques that help students quickly grasp the information, pass the required tests and checkrides, and have an operational and practical understanding of the private-pilot certificate. Each chapter concludes with sample questions taken directly from FAA exams.
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Editorial Reviews

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“A bedrock book in your aviation library.”  Richard Taylor, author, IFR for VFR Pilots

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781619540415
  • Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Series: The Complete Pilot series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Eleventh Edition, 11th edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 385
  • Sales rank: 217,931
  • File size: 26 MB
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Meet the Author


Bob Gardner is the author of The Complete Advanced Pilot and The Complete Multi-Engine Pilot. He is a piloting instructor with more than 35 years of experience and former director of ASA Ground schools. He lives in Renton, Washington.
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Table of Contents


Foreword   Richard Taylor     v
Getting Started     vii
Basic Aerodynamics     1
Review Questions     25
Aircraft Systems     1
Review Questions     17
Flight Instruments     1
Review Questions     13
Regulations     1
Review Questions     21
Procedures and Airport Operations     1
Review Questions     28
Weather     1
Review Questions     14
Weather Services     1
Review Questions     22
Aircraft Performance     1
Review Questions     21
En Route Flight     1
Review Questions     24
Navigation     1
Review Questions     18
Communication Procedures     1
Review Questions     26
Putting it All Together     1
Glossary     A-1
Airport/Facility Directory Legend     B-1
A/FD Excerpts     C-1
Full-Color Illustrations     D-1
Index     I-1
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