Advanced Avionics Handbook: FAA-H-8083-6

Advanced Avionics Handbook: FAA-H-8083-6

by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA)
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Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.
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Advanced Avionics Handbook: FAA-H-8083-6

Providing aviators with comprehensive information on the advanced avionics equipment available in technically sophisticated aircraft, this FAA handbook covers a wide range of subjects about the essentials of operating cockpit-computers. Each phase of flight is covered, ensuring readers will know how to execute departure, en route, and approach procedures using glass cockpit instrumentation.

Readers will learn the “knob-ology” associated with operating cockpit-computers, including data entry, maintaining current databases, and accessing information from the various screens. Common pilot errors, catching those errors, and instrument failures are discussed, as well as recommendations for using standby instruments during both normal and emergency operations.

Subjects covered include the Primary Flight Display (PFD), Multi-Function Display (MFD), moving maps, terrain, cockpit weather, traffic data, fuel management systems, and electronic charts and checklists. Essential skills checklists and summaries conclude each chapter for a comprehensive review and quick-check reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560277583
Publisher: Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2009
Series: FAA Handbooks
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 114
Sales rank: 671,772
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)

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