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Fly the Wing / Edition 2

Fly the Wing / Edition 2

by Jim Webb


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Fly the Wing / Edition 2

Updated to cover modern cockpit automation, Fly the Wing, Third Edition, provides pilots with valuable tools and proven techniques for all flight operations. Also new to this edition is a companion CD-ROM with a complete glossary of flight terms, printable quick-reference handbooks, and numerous supporting graphics. Career aviators and new pilots alike will find that Fly the Wing offers important insights that other books miss. Although written primarily for commercial pilots, Fly the Wing is fascinating reading for small-aircraft pilots, too. With a realistic look at the problems that confront pilots of large aircraft, authors Webb and Walker provide wisdom applicable to all pilots. Written in an easy, conversational style, this valuable reference progresses from ground school equipment and procedures to simulators to real flight. Along the way, Fly the Wing covers the physical, psychological, and technical preparation necessary to acquire an ATP rating. Fly the Wing is, by itself, a course in advanced aviation. With clear explanations and in-depth coverage, one expert described this book as "a full step beyond the normal training handbook."

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ISBN-13: 9780813805412
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/15/1991
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Ground school and study habits; Basic aerodynamics; High-speed aerodynamics; High-altitude machs; Approach speed control and target landings; Preparation for flight training; Basic instrument scan; Takeoffs; Rejected takeoffs; Climb, cruise, and descent; Steep turns; Stalls; Unusual altitudes; Maneuvers at minimum speed; Landings : approach technique and performance; ILS approaches; Missed approaches and rejected landings; Category II and II approaches; Nonprecision and circling approaches; Holding: Radio failure; The oral; The flight check; Weight and balance; Flight planning; Icing; Use of anti-ice and deice; Winter operation; Thunderstorm flight; Low-level wind shear; Index

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