Flying in Adverse Conditions

Flying in Adverse Conditions


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Flying in Adverse Conditions by R. Randall Padfield, K. Randall Padfield

This book teaches a pilot how to avoid every conceivable hazardous condition. And when a pilot has done everything right and still encounters the unexpected-a sudden weather change, turbulence, a bird strike—he will know what to do to get out safely.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070481404
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date: 11/01/1994
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 7.29(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.Planning and Pre-Flight. General Plannilng. Aircraft Equipment. Pre-Flight. Takeoff and Departure. General. Special Conditions. Thunderstorms. Enroute Hazards. Surface Hazards. Weather Hazards. Ice and Snow. Thunderstorms. High Winds and Turbulence. Lightning. Inadvertent Entry into IMC (Instrument Meteorological Conditions). Human Hazards. Physiological Factors. Mental Factors. What to do with Worried Passengers. Approach and Landing. Airspace Considerationns. Scud Running on Approach. Visual Illusions. Touching Down. Emergencies. Basic Four-Step Procedure. Off-Airport Landing. Post-Landing-Crash Procedures. Post-Flight.

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