The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Fifth Edition

Paperback | April 9, 2013

byPaul Illman, Gene Gailey

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The most trusted source of complete pilot information--totally revised and updated!

A good pilot is always learning. That's why The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FifthEdition, is such an indispensable resource. This bestselling guide covers all the essential informationa pilot needs to become more knowledgeable--from terminology, navigation, airport and airspaceoperations to radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, and much more. At the same time, it strikes a balance of being both concise and comprehensive in a streamlined, to-the-point format--while retaining the integrity and scope of the original material.

Thoroughly revised, this new fifth edition has also been updated to include current FAA policies as wellas procedures involving pilot and passenger safety in flight, as well as safe operations at airports andairspaces, at and between airports. There's never been a more resourceful way for a pilot to add to the foundation on which safe flying skills are built--while continuing to learn.

New to this edition:

  • The most complete step-by-step, call-by-call, radio communications chapter available to today's aviation student covering a long-distance flight from start to finish
  • Updated FAA mandated standards of policies and procedures
  • Additional photos and drawings
  • A more streamlined design
  • Complete flight planning strategies for long-distance flights

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The most trusted source of complete pilot information--totally revised and updated!A good pilot is always learning. That's why The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FifthEdition, is such an indispensable resource. This bestselling guide covers all the essential informationa pilot needs to become more knowledgeable--from termi...

Paul (Pete) Illman authored The Pilot's Air Traffic Control Handbook, Third Edition, as well as The Pilot's Communications Handbook, Fifth Edition. An active pilot for over 50 years, he was certified to fly single and multiple commercial engine aircraft. Employed by TWA for over 30 years in various management capacities, Pete was a mem...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.4 × 1.1 inPublished:April 9, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071808590

ISBN - 13:9780071808590

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