* A "must" guide containing comprehensive and straight-to-the-point advice on current issues concerning a pilot's licensefrom how much it costs to regulations and requirements
* Fully updated, this classic bestseller provides the all-you-need to know considerations of flight training and earning a license
* Chapters cover instructor and flight schools, communications, FAQs, control techniques, international perspective, and more
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Product dimensions:||5.14(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.93(d)|
About the Author
Jerry A. Eichenberger has written three other books for McGraw-Hill: General Aviation Law, now in its Second Edition; Handling In-Flight Emergencies, now in its Second Edition; and Cross-Country Flying. He has also written more than 200 magazine articles dealing with aviation law and aviation safety. His work is featured regularly in several monthly publications that serve the general aviation and commuter airline industries.
Mr. Eichenberger is a licensed commercial pilot, rated for single- and multiengine airplanes, helicopters, and gliders. He holds an airplane instrument rating, and is also a certified flight instructor, rated for airplanes, single- and multiengine, and instrument instruction. He has logged over 5,000 flying hours.
He is a practicing attorney who devotes his legal time to the area of aviation law, representing manufacturers, maintenance facilities, flight schools, airlines, FBOs, airports, and individual pilots and aircraft owners. Mr. Eichenberger lives and practices in the Columbus, Ohio area, where he remains an active general aviation pilot and flight instructor. He has owned a total of eight aircraft over the years since he learned to fly in 1965, and currently owns a totally restored classic Piper PA-22/20 Pacer.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you are thinking about getting your private pilots license, I highly recommend reading this book 1st. It outlines what to expect when you are in training, what to look for in an instructor and in a flight school, and how to approach your training.
I'm not a pilot but I am an aviation enthusiast and I absolutely loved this book. This book explains the ins and outs of flight training and flying in general. Covering everything from types of certificates to the principles of flight this book is one for anyone interested in planes and aviation in general.
This book is an absolute must for anyone considering flight training. Mr. Eichenberger uncovers all the myths and ancient legends about the medical requirments and costs of training. He also explains how to find the best flight school and instructor. Thanks to this book, I'm a pilot. Now how's that for a testimonial :)