Aviation Instruction and Maintenance
Aviation Weather Handbook
Hardcover ISBN: 0071361030
Pilot’s ready-to-use, instant weather guideFly safely in all weather conditions as you master the flying skills and strategies of expert aviators. Terry Lankford’s Aviation Weather Handbook gives you flying strategies for every imaginable weather condition: low ceilings and visibility due to haze, smog, dust, sand, smoke and ash; turbulence; icing and other cold weather phenomena; thunderstorms; wind shear and more. You learn basic weather theory and how to interpret area, TWEB route, terminal aerodrome, and winds and temperatures aloft forecasts. Find out how to get the most from FAA and other weather briefing services…and about the reporting systems for which pilots are responsible. This user-friendly guide is organized by weather condition for quick look-up. The appropriate flying strategies appear with each hazard, as does the fundamental theory needed to put it all together.
Basic Wing and Airfoil Theory
Paperback ISBN: 0486471888
This graduate-level treatment of aerodynamic theory opens with a survey of vector analysis and complex variables that presents readers with the basic tools for handling subsequent chapters. Topics include flow functions, airfoil construction and pressure distribution, finite and monoplane wings, spanwise load distribution for arbitrary wings, and many other subjects. 1951 edition
Hardcover ISBN: 0070343713
Flight Discipline is the complete tool kit for any aviator, whether military, commercial, or recreational, to develop the crack discipline needed to be a safe and effective aviator. Major Tony Kern analyses the causes of poor flight discipline, gives chilling case studies of the consequences, and lays out a plan for individual improvement. Key words are italicized and review questions included for each chapter. An unequalled guide to this mainspring of good piloting.
Hardcover ISBN: 0070633452
The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. Glossary of aviation terms included.
Kit Airplane Construction
3rd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0071459731
Featuring new and classic kitplane designs, this proven bestseller is the most current and comprehensive resource available on choosing, building, and flying homebuilt planes. Covering tubing and fabric, wood, traditional sheet metal, and the latest composites, Kit Airplane Construction uses step-by-step instructions and detailed case studies of kitplane models to give amateur plane builders the knowledge needed to create and fly their own aircraft.
A Beginner's Guide to Owning and Operating Private Aircraft FAA-H-8083-19A
Hardcover ISBN: 1616081333
Plane Sense is an indispensable, must-have guide for aircraft owners, operators,and all aviation enthusiasts. It highlights the requirements involved in acquiring,owning, operating, and maintaining private aircraft. A valuable reference forunderstanding the basics of general aviation, this guide also outlines the rules,regulations, and practical aspects of flying your own aircraft—straight from theFAA. This manual touches upon subjects such as aircraft owner responsibilities,finding pertinent FAA publications, buying private aircraft, obtaining specialflight permits, accessing maintenance records, service difficulty problems, andmany more important topics.