Your Pilots License 8/E

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TAKE TO THE SKIES WITH THIS FULLY UPDATED, DEFINITIVE GUIDE FOR AVIATORS IN TRAINING

"An outstanding resource for anyone interested in getting a pilot's license." — Private Pilot

Written in an easy-to-understand style by a certified flight instructor, Your Pilot's License, Eighth Edition is filled with practical advice to help you understand what it takes to learn how to fly an airplane. This trusted reference has been revised for the latest ...

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Overview

TAKE TO THE SKIES WITH THIS FULLY UPDATED, DEFINITIVE GUIDE FOR AVIATORS IN TRAINING

"An outstanding resource for anyone interested in getting a pilot's license." — Private Pilot

Written in an easy-to-understand style by a certified flight instructor, Your Pilot's License, Eighth Edition is filled with practical advice to help you understand what it takes to learn how to fly an airplane. This trusted reference has been revised for the latest technologies, regulations, and requirements and offers expanded information on sport pilot training and certification. Get your plans of becoming a pilot off the ground with help from an expert!

YOUR PILOT'S LICENSE, EIGHTH EDITION COVERS:

  • Costs and the amount of time it will take to obtain a license
  • Sport pilot, recreational pilot, and glider pilot licenses
  • Different types of ratings and certifications
  • Options for flight
  • Rules, regulations, and requirements
  • Medical minimums
  • Safety
  • Instructors and flight schools
  • The private pilot certificate
  • Control techniques
  • Weather
  • VFR navigation and communications
  • Private and sport pilot examinations
  • And much more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071763820
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/24/2011
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,360,795
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerry A. Eichenberger is a licensed commercial pilot rated for single-engine and multiengine airplanes, helicopters, and gliders. He holds an airplane instrument rating and is a certified flight instructor, rated for airplanes, single-engine and multiengine, and instrument instruction. Eichenberger is a practicing attorney devoting his legal time to the area of aviation law, representing manufacturers, maintenance facilities, flight schools, airlines, airports, and individual pilots and aircraft owners.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Learning to Fly
Chapter 2. Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Glider Pilot Licenses
Chapter 3. Instructors and Flight Schools
Chapter 4. The Private Pilot Certificate
Chapter 5. The Airplane
Chapter 6. Flying the Airplane
Chapter 7. Control Techniques
Chapter 8. Weather
Chapter 9. VFR Navigation and Communications
Chapter 10. The Examinations
Glossary
Index

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