Flying IFR: The Practical Information You Need to Fly Actual IFR Flights

Flying IFR: The Practical Information You Need to Fly Actual IFR Flights

by Richard L. Collins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619542013
Publisher: Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.
Publication date: 02/20/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard L. Collins: Richard Collins has spent his life in aviation, logging over 19,500 flight hours in almost every type of aircraft, including Concorde, and writing about it in 900 magazine articles and 11 books for pilots – plus many video productions. He has been editor-in-chief of FLYING Magazine, and publisher and editor-in-chief of AOPA Pilot Magazine. Collins has won many aviation awards and continues to do extensive research in aviation safety. He is currently an editor-at-large for FLYING and editorial consultant to Sporty's Academy.

Table of Contents

Preface
1 - The Foundation
2 - Basic Variations
3 - Basic Plus
4 - Actual Instruments
5 - Preflight Action
6 - In-Flight
7 - The Points of Stress
8 - Thunderstorms!
9 - Ice
10 - Doing it in the Dark
11 - Middle-Altitude IFR
12 - IFR Emergencies and Glitches
13 - The System
14 - The Machines
15 - The Risks and Rewards
16 - Keeping it Together
Epilogue
Index

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Flying IFR: The Practical Information You Need to Fly Actual IFR Flights 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I did not know exactly what to expect when I bought this book, but I had heard of it from many sources so thought I would give it a try. This is absolutely not a technical book about how to fly IFR, but is a very useful and practical book about really flying IFR. It contains a lot of information and insights, some new and many I had heard before, that are presented in a way that really connected them and made them relatable to my flying. I have really enjoyed reading this book and will definitely recommended to friends!