Pilot's Pocket Decoder

Paperback | June 22, 1998

byChristopher Abbe

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Compact enough to slip into your flight ease and comrehensive enough to ensure master, of the daily parlance of pilots, this handy reference clarifies nearly 3,000 essential acronyms, abbreviations, symbols, technical terms, and slang definitions used in aviation. Completely up to date and categorically alphabetized, this crucial resource covers everything you need to know.

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Compact enough to slip into a flight case and comprehensive enough to ensure mastery of the daily parlance of pilots, this handy reference clarifies nearly 3,000 essential acronyms, abbreviations, symbols, technical terms, and slang definitions used in aviation. Completely up to date and categorically alphabetized, this crucial resourc...

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Compact enough to slip into your flight ease and comrehensive enough to ensure master, of the daily parlance of pilots, this handy reference clarifies nearly 3,000 essential acronyms, abbreviations, symbols, technical terms, and slang definitions used in aviation. Completely up to date and categorically alphabetized, this crucial resou...

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A pilot's guide to 3000+ essential terms, acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols in a compact, easy-to-use, take-along format."This could very well be one of the most well-used aviation books a pilot would own." - David Schneider, corporate pilot and college aviation instructor."Wow, what a tremendous amount of useful information." - Ter...

Christopher J. Abbe (Saginaw, MI) is an airline pilot, with a B.S. in aviation technology and operations. Abbe has been flying since he soloed on his sixteenth birthday. He is a Gold Seal (CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI) flight instructor.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 5.5 × 4 × 0.52 inPublished:June 22, 1998Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070075492

ISBN - 13:9780070075498

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Initials.Weather-Related Abbreviations and Symbols.Codes, Symbols, Designations, and Initials.Aviation Alphabet.Slang and Memory Joggers.V-Speeds.The Military and Manufactuturers.Transponder Codes and Squawk Codes.

From Our Editors

Compact enough to slip into a flight case and comprehensive enough to ensure mastery of the daily parlance of pilots, this handy reference clarifies nearly 3,000 essential acronyms, abbreviations, symbols, technical terms, and slang definitions used in aviation. Completely up to date and categorically alphabetized, this crucial resource covers all.

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