The Flight Instructor's Manual / Edition 3

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This book is a reference for those in the process of working on the flight instructor's certificate and a guide for the new instructor. The manual is set up so that an instructor who is starting to teach advanced stalls, for instance can refer to that chapter for suggestions without reading the rest of the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813806341
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1992
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.05 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Fundamentals of Flight Instruction 1
1 On Being a Flight Instructor 3
2 How People Learn to Fly 12
3 Anatomy of a Flight Lesson 33
2 Presolo Instruction 39
4 The First Flight 41
5 The Second Flight 53
6 High Work - The Confidence Building Maneuvers 69
7 Low Work - Wind Drift Correction Maneuvers 78
8 Introducing Emergency Situations 92
9 Elementary Stalls 99
10 Shooting Takeoffs and Landings - and Solo 112
3 First Solo to the Private Certificate 159
11 The Postsolo Visual Maneuvers 161
12 Teaching Emergency Flying by Reference to Instruments 181
13 Night Flying Instruction 197
14 Cross-Country - Ground Instruction 201
15 Cross-Country - Flight Instruction 217
16 Transition from Student to Private Pilot 230
4 Advanced VFR Instruction 235
17 Instructing in Complex Single-Engine Airplanes 237
18 Instructing in the Light Twin 246
19 Advanced Ground Reference Maneuvers 262
5 Introduction to Aerobatic Instruction 277
20 Introducing Aerobatics 279
21 Spins 294
22 The Three Fundamentals of Aerobatics 336
23 Combinations and Variations of the Three Fundamentals 358
6 Instrument Instruction 399
24 Basic Instrument Instruction 401
25 Communications, Navigation, and ATC 436
26 Putting It All Together 463
Appendixes 467
App. A Effects on the Pilot during Aerobatics 469
App. B Flight Instructor Performance Tips 488
Bibliography 489
Index 491
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2001

    Great book for the new instructor

    This book is great for the instructor who is new to the flight instructing profession. It has seperate sections for primary, instrument and commercial. I would recommend this book to any flight instructor who needs some form of organization for their students.

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