Ground Studies for Pilots

Ground Studies for Pilots

by R. B. Underdown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780632036011
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/1995
Series: Ground Studies for Pilots
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
List of Abbreviationsix
1Basic Radio1
2Radio Waves in the Atmosphere20
3Communications34
4VHF Direction Finding (VDF)47
5ADF/NDB54
6VOR (VHF Omnirange)71
7Radio Magnetic Indicator (RMI) and Other VOR Indicators88
8Instrument Landing System and Markers103
9Basic Radar120
10Ground Radar Services130
11Displays139
12Airborne Weather Radar145
13Doppler Radar158
14Secondary Radar Theory and DME170
15Satellite Navigation Systems180
16Area Navigation Systems (RNAV)199
17Secondary Surveillance Radar214
18Collision Warning Systems226
19Microwave Landing System239
20Radio Altimeters and Altitude Warnings250
21Terrain Avoidance Systems256
22Hyperbolic Principles and LORAN-C268
23Obsolete Hyperbolic Systems - Decca and Omega276
Answers to Sample Questions286
Index291

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