The Pilot's Manual: Ground School: All the Aeronautical Knowledge Required to Pass the FAA Knowledge Exams and Operate as a Private and Commercial Pilot

The Pilot's Manual: Ground School: All the Aeronautical Knowledge Required to Pass the FAA Knowledge Exams and Operate as a Private and Commercial Pilot

by Aviation Theory Centre, Ltd.

Paperback(3RD)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560275541
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Series: The Pilot's Manual Series
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 726
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author


Aviation Theory Centre, Ltd., is a specialized center for the design, development, and production of aviation instructional media.

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
About the Editorial Teamviii
Introductionxi
Aerodynamics
1Forces Acting on an Airplane3
2Stability and Control39
3Aerodynamics of Flight59
The Airplane
4Airframe95
5Engine103
6Systems135
7Flight Instruments151
Airplane and Pilot Performance
8Airplane Performance Factors179
9Takeoff and Landing Performance193
10En Route Performance219
11Weight and Balance235
12The Human in the Cockpit265
Weather
13Heating Effects in the Atmosphere317
14Wind327
15Clouds and Thunderstorms337
16Air Masses and Frontal Weather367
17Operational Weather Factors375
18Weather Reports and Forecasts393
Flight Operations
19Regulations431
20Charts457
21Airspace481
22Airports and Airport Operations487
23Visual Navigation Fundamentals501
24Using the Flight Computer519
25Flight Planning535
26En Route Navigation547
27Navigation Aids567
Appendices
Appendix 1Abbreviations637
Appendix 2Answers to Review Questions639
Index665

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