Mastering GPS Flying by Phil Dixon

Mastering GPS Flying

byPhil Dixon, Sherwood Harris

Paperback | September 13, 2004

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With GPS (Global Positioning Systems) now standard equipment in virtually all aircraft, GPS mastery is becoming as necessary to pilots as basic stick and rudder skills. With a unique set of six field-test flight lessons, this guide teaches pilots how to use GPS equipment in all common VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) flight situations, in last-minute changes, as well as in emergencies.

* Fully illustrated throughout with charts, maps, photos, and diagrams

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Phil Dixon holds ATP, Flight Engineer, and Flight Instructor Certificates with Instrument and Multi-Engine ratings. He has served as an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner and as an Aviation Safety Counselor. Mr. Dixon graduated from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. He is a ...
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Title:Mastering GPS FlyingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 8.8 × 5.9 × 0.48 inPublished:September 13, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071416692

ISBN - 13:9780071416696

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Mastering GPS Flying in Eight Lessons

Chapter 3: All You Need to Know About GPS Technology

Chapter 4: Buttons, Knobs, and Switches

Chapter 5: How to Plan a GPS Flight

Chapter 6: Departure, En Route, and Arrival

Chapter 7: GPS Approaches

Chapter 8: Outages, Emergencies, and Other Surprises

Chapter 9: Instrument Check Rides with GPS

Chapter 10: Looking Ahead

Chapter 11: GPS Flight Lesson Syllabus

Chapter 12: Reference Section

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