The Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual / Edition 2

The Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual / Edition 2

by Gregory N. Brown, Mark J. Holt
     
 

Summarizes turbine equipment and operations for pilots stepping up to high-performance turbine aircraft. The second edition adds material on flight management systems, head-up guidance systems, and global positioning systems. The CD-ROM contains narrated color animations and illustrations of aircraft systems.

Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Overview

Summarizes turbine equipment and operations for pilots stepping up to high-performance turbine aircraft. The second edition adds material on flight management systems, head-up guidance systems, and global positioning systems. The CD-ROM contains narrated color animations and illustrations of aircraft systems.

Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813800233
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Greg Brown's love for flying is obvious to anyone who knows his column, "Flying Carpet," in AOPA's Flight Training magazine. Flying since 1971, Greg has found jobs as a pilot for both corporate and scheduled flight operations, and helped countless aviators achieve their career dreams through writing and seminars. He holds an ATP pilot certificate with Boeing 737 type rating and was 2000 National Flight Instructor of the Year. Other popular books by Greg Brown include The Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual and The Savvy Flight Instructor.
Mark J. Holt, a pilot for a major airline based in Atlanta, holds a ATP pilot certificate with Boeing 757/767 and BAe Jetstream 41 type ratings, a flight engineer (Turbojet) certificate, along with numerous flight and ground instructor ratings. His professional flying career includes extensive flight and ground instructing experience and service as a check airman for a large regional airlin. Mr. Holt also served nine years as an electronics/radar technician for the U.S. Air Force Air National Guard.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

General Preparations.

Turbine Engine and Propeller Systems.

Turbine Aircraft Power Systems.

Major Aircraft Systems.

Dedicated Aircraft Systems.

Limitations.

Normal Procedures.

Emergency and Abnormal Procedures.

Performance.

Weight and Balance.

Airplane Handling, Service, and Maintenance.

Navigation, Communication, and Electronic Flight Control Systems.

Hazard Avoidance Systems.

Operational Information.

Weather Considerations for Turbine Pilots.

Appendix 1: Handy Rules of Thumb for Turbine Pilots.

Appendix 2: Airline, Regional, and Corporate Aircraft Spotter’s Guide.

Glossary: Airline and Corporate Aviation Terminology.

Bibliography.

Index.

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