Instrument Flying

Hardcover | August 22, 1997

byRichard Taylor

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The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. Glossary of aviation terms included.

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The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. ...

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``I recommend it to any pilot who wishes to be at their best in the instrument system.''--John L. Baker, former president fo the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Ever since the pioneering days of Jimmy Doolittle, pilots have been able to take off, fly, and land without seeing a thing. But you have to be a proficient instrument p...

Richard L. Taylor (Dublin, Ohio) is an award-winning author of many aviation articles and books. Currently an aviation consultant, he taught at all levels of the flight curriculum as an assistant professor of aviation at Ohio State University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 1.09 inPublished:August 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070633452

ISBN - 13:9780070633452

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Robert N.Buck.

Preface.

The Complete

Instrument Pilot.

The Language of Instrument Flying.

Attitude Instrument Flying.

Partial Panel

IFR.

IFR Flight Plans.

Preflight Planning.

IFR Clearances.

Communicating in the IFR System.

VOR Navigation.

Area Navigation.

Enroute Procedures.

Communications Failure.

Holding Patterns.

Getting Ready for an Instrument Approach.

Instrument Approaches.

The NDB (ADF) Approach.

The VOR Approach.T

he Instrument Landing System Approach.

High-Altitude IFR.

Handling IFR Emergencies.

Proficiency Exercises.