Mastering GPS Flying

Paperback | September 13, 2004

byPhil Dixon, Sherwood Harris

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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.

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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 Flig...

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FLY DIRECT TO ALL THE BENEFITS OF GPSMastering GPS Flying is a set of eight flight lessons and ten background chapters that give you all you need to become comfortable and proficient with GPS -- no matter what your level of experience.With more than 50 charts, photos, and diagrams, this practical guide -- written by two veteran flight ...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:September 13, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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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

INDEX

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