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FAR/AIM 2021: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

FAR/AIM 2021: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration


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All the Information you Need to Operate Safely in US Airspace, Fully Updated

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, procedures, and illustrations are brought up to date to reflect current FAA data. This handy reference book is an indispensable resource for members of the aviation community, as well as for aspiring pilots looking to get a solid background in the rules, requirements, and procedures of flight training. Not only does this manual present all the current FAA regulations, it also includes:
  • A study guide for specific pilot training certifications and ratings
  • A pilot/controller glossary
  • Standard instrument procedures
  • Parachute operations
  • Airworthiness standards for products and parts
  • The NASA Aviation Safety reporting form
  • Important FAA contact information
This is the most complete guide to the rules of aviation available anywhere. Don’t take off without the FAR/AIM!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510760424
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 03/23/2021
Series: FAR/AIM Federal Aviation Regulations
Pages: 1176
Sales rank: 84,150
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.80(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), established in 1958, strives to “provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.” It authors the Aviation Instructor’s Handbook; Airplane Flying Handbook; The Pilot’s Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge; Aircraft Inspection and Repair; Rotorcraft Flying Handbook; Aviation Weather Services Handbook; Plane Sense; Glider Flying Handbook; Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook; Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook; Powered Parachute Flying Handbook; Instrument Flying Handbook; and Instrument Procedures Handbook. The FAA headquarters are located in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Title 14 Aeronautics and Space

Part 1 Definitions and Abbreviations 1

Part 23 Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Airplanes 9

Part 25 Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes 19

Part 26 Continued Airworthiness and Safety Improvements for Transport Category Airplanes 151

Part 27 Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Rotorcraft 160

Part 29 Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Rotorcraft 206

Part 31 Airworthiness Standards: Manned Free Balloons 273

Part 33 Airworthiness Standards: Aircraft Engines 278

Part 34 Fuel Venting and Exhaust Emission Requirements for Turbine Engine Powered Airplanes 304

Part 35 Airworthiness Standards: Propellers 311

Part 39 Airworthiness Directives 316

Part 43 Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration 317

Part 61 Certification; Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors 327

Part 63 Certification: Flight Crewmembers Other Than Pilots 400

Part 65 Certification: Airmen Other Than Flight Crewmembers 413

Part 67 Medical Standards and Certification 426

Part 71 Designation of Class A, B, C, D, and E Airspace Areas; Air Traffic Service Routes: and Reporting Points 433

Part 73 Special Use Airspace 436

Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules 438

Part 93 Special Air Traffic Rules 523

Part 97 Standard Instrument Procedures 541

Part 99 Security Control of Air Traffic 543

Part 103 Ultralight Vehicles 546

Part 105 Parachute Operations 548

Part 110 General Requirements 552

Part 117 Flight And Duty Limitations and Rest Requirements: Flightcrew Members 554

Part 119 Certification: Air Carriers and Commercial Operators 559

Part 120 Drug and Alcohol Testing Program 569

Part 125 Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or More; and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft 585

Part 129 Operations: Foreign Air Carriers and Foreign Operators of U.S.-Registered Aircraft Engaged in Common Carriage 627

Part 133 Rotorcraft External-Load Operations 638

Part 135 Operating Requirements: Commuter and on Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons on Board Such Aircraft 642

Part 136 Commercial Air Tours and National Parks Air Tour Management 720

Part 137 Agricultural Aircraft Operations 724

Part 139 Certification of Airports 728

Part 141 Pilot Schools 740

Part 142 Training Centers 770

Title 49 Transportation

Part 830 Notification and Reporting of Aircraft Accidents or Incidents and Overdue Aircraft, and Preservation of Aircraft Wreckage. Mail, Cargo, and Records 777

Part 1552 Flight Schools 779

Chapter 1 Air Navigation 783

Chapter 2 Aeronautical Lighting and Other Airport Visual Aids 814

Chapter 3 Airspace 839

Chapter 4 Air Traffic Control 853

Chapter 5 Air Traffic Procedures 914

Chapter 6 Emergency Procedures 1013

Chapter 7 Safety of Flight 1024

Chapter 8 Medical Facts For Pilots 1088

Chapter 9 Aeronautical Charts and Related Publications 1093

Chapter 10 Helicopter Operations 1100

Pilot/Controller Glossary 1119

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