The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge / Edition 4

The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge / Edition 4

by Paul Illman
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The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge / Edition 4

The bestselling source of complete pilot information! Terminology, navigation, airport and airspace operations, radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, FAA rules and regulations, and much more—all the essential information a pilot needs, in a concise format. That's what this classic handbook gives you. And now, it's fully updated for today's pilots. Packet with facts and fundamentals every pilot needs—for passing FAA exams, refreshing and updating knowledge and answering day-to-day questions—The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge gives you current data, more than 250 charts, graphs and illustrations, plus many value-added features. Inside you'll find additional critical information on: flight principles; thorough weather orientation; aircraft performance factors; engine and systems fundamentals; navigation principles; medical facts for pilots; checks and inspections; wake avoidance; basic good operating procedures. You'll want to keep this book handy for quick answers to your most essential questions. It's the best investment that you can make in your flying career, for as long as you fly.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071345194
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/20/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 614
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.64(d)

Table of Contents

Earning Your Wings: Rewards and Responsibilities.

Principles of Flight.

Airplanes and Engines.

Flight Instruments.

Airplane Performance.



The Airspace System.


VFR Flight Planning.

Emergency Procedures.

Wake Turbulence.

Medical Facts for Pilots.

Practical Operating Practces.
Appendix: Quickie Quiz Answers.

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I am now half way through this nearly 700pg book, and am extremely impressed by the manner in which each and every concept is presented. This book travels from the basics of flight,controls,navigation, weather, airspace etc, in much detail... Pilot, C. Bailey