Handling In-Flight Emergencies

Paperback | November 8, 2001

byJerry Eichenberger

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DEFUSE THE EMERGENCY BEFORE IT HAPPENSDo you know the best way to get found if you're forced down, radioless, in the wilderness? Can you land inheavy surface winds? What happens if your engine fails? Are you prepared for the unexpected?Pilot Jerry Eichenberger's Handling In-Flight Emergencies is the best way to prepare for the unexpected-and to fly more confidently and safely. This guide can help you-* Apply the best prevention, management, and correction strategies for all in-flight emergencies* Fly knowing you're armed with the best solutions to in-air crises* Follow critical preflight and training procedures that protect youaloft* Learn preferred ways of coping with icing, thunderstorms, wind shear, mechanical and electrical failures, IFR conditions, navigational errors, spatial disorientation, and more* Discover equipment to help you identify and reduce dangers that might otherwise go undetected* Evaluate avionics products before you need them* Learn from other pilots' errorsREAL-LIFE CASE STUDIES ILLUSTRATE EACH EMERGENCY SITUATIONA volume in the McGraw-Hill Practical Flying Series

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DEFUSE THE EMERGENCY BEFORE IT HAPPENSDo you know the best way to get found if you're forced down, radioless, in the wilderness? Can you land inheavy surface winds? What happens if your engine fails? Are you prepared for the unexpected?Pilot Jerry Eichenberger's Handling In-Flight Emergencies is the best way to prepare for the unexpect...

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DEFUSE THE EMERGENCY BEFORE IT HAPPENSDo you know the best way to get found if you're forced down, radioless, in the wilderness? Can you land in heavy surface winds? What happens if your engine fails? Are you prepared for the unexpected?Pilot Jerry Eichenberger's Handling In-Flight Emergencies is the best way to prepare for the unexpec...

JERRY A. EICHENBERGER is an active aviation lawyer who has been involved in the field for many years as a general aviation and commercial pilot, flight instructor, and airplane owner. He contributes to Private Pilot and Custom Planes Magazine as a legal editor. Also a writer, Eichenberger has contributed articles to such publications ...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:November 8, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071376038

ISBN - 13:9780071376037

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Attitudes

Chapter 2: Engine failure

Chapter 3: The VFR pilot in IFR conditions

Chapter 4: Electrical system failure

Chapter 5: Getting found

Chapter 6: Control systems emergencies

Chapter 7: Water landings

Chapter 8: Icing

Chapter 9: Tunderstorm encounters

Chapter 10: Loss of communications

Chapter 11: Partial-panel flying

Chapter 12: Some other happenings and suggestions

Chapter 13: Conclusion

Index

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