Airplane Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-3C (Paperback)

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Airplane Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-3C (Paperback)


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The Federal Aviation Administration’s official publication, Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation.

Topics covered include:
  • Flight Training
  • Ground Operations
  • Basic Flight Maneuvers
  • Energy Management: Mastering Altitude and Airspeed Control
  • Maintaining Aircraft Control: Upset Prevention and Recovery Training
  • Takeoffs and Departure Climbs
  • Ground Reference Maneuvers
  • Airport Traffic Patterns
  • Approaches and Landings
  • Performance Maneuvers
  • Night Operations
  • Transitions to Complex, Light-Sport, Multiengine, Tailwheel, and Turbopropeller- and Jet-Powered Airplanes
  • Emergency Procedures

Updated with the most current information, including an all-new chapter on energy management, the Airplane Flying Handbook is a great study guide for current pilots and for potential pilots who are interested in applying for their first license. With full-color illustrations, photos, and diagrams detailing every chapter, this is a one-of-a-kind resource for pilots and would-be pilots. It is also the perfect addition to any aircraft or aeronautical enthusiast's library.
The Federal Aviation Administration is the national aviation authority of the United States. It regulates and oversees the aviation industry, pilot licensing, and airspace with the goal of providing “the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.”