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Title:
The advanced pilot's flight manual
Author:
Kershner, William K.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Ames, IA : Iowa State Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780813802602
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The book's standardized format enables pilots to quickly find information, no matter what type of plane they fly. The text provides detailed information for the pilot who wants to be challenged, and is the most thorough book available on airplane performance, loading, and stability.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Introductionp. viii
1 Airplane Performance and Stability for Pilots
1. Introduction to Airplane Performancep. 1
2. The Four Forcesp. 1
3. Flight Mechanicsp. 1
4. The Airplane Instrumentsp. 1
5. Takeoff Performancep. 1
6. The Climbp. 1
7. Cruise Control--Range and Endurancep. 1
8. Glidesp. 1
9. Landingsp. 1
10. Airplane Stability and Controlp. 1
11. Airplane Stress and Limits of Operationp. 1
2 Checking Out in Advanced Models and Types
12. Airplanes with Constant-Speed Propellersp. 1
13. New and Advanced Fuel Systemsp. 1
14. Retractable-Gear Airplanesp. 1
15. Checking Out in the Light Twinp. 1
3 Emergencies and Unusual Situations
16. Problems and Emergenciesp. 1
4 Advanced Navigation
17. Advanced Navigationp. 1
5 High-Altitude Operations
18. Altitude and the Pilotp. 1
19. Turbocharging and Pressurizationp. 1
6 Preparing for the Commercial Knowledge and Practical Tests
20. The Knowledge Testp. 1
21. The Practical Testp. 1
Bibliographyp. 1
Indexp. 1