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101 Things To Do After You Get Your Private Pilot's License

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – November 2003
Shows you what lies beyond flight school. This skill-building handbook helps you: grow as a pilot, both technically and personally; get better performance from airplanes; sharpen self-evaluation and judgment skills; and, handle unfamiliar airport conditions such as grass fields, large traffic centers, and air congestion.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780071422581
ISBN-10: 0071422587
Pagini: 300
Dimensiuni: 150 x 226 x 22 mm
Greutate: 0.52 kg
Ediția: Revised
Editura: McGraw Hill Education
Colecția McGraw-Hill Education
Locul publicării: United States

Cuprins

Part 1: Striking Out on Your Own

Chapter 1: A License to Learn

Chapter 2: Going Somewhere?

Chapter 3: Efficient Flight Planning

Chapter 4: The Flying Vacation

Chapter 5: Low-Level Flying

Chapter 6: Dodging Tall Towers

Chapter 7: The VFR Flight Plan

Chapter 8: Using GPS in the Cockpit

Part 2: Traffic and Airports

Chapter 9: Midair Menace

Chapter 10: Uncontrolled Airports

Chapter 11: Grass Strips

Chapter 12: Tower-Controlled Airports

Chapter 13: Class Charlie Airspace

Chapter 14: Class Bravo Airspace

Part 3: Weather

Chapter 15: Preflight Briefing

Chapter 16: Personal Forecasting

Chapter 17: Coping with Marginal VFR

Chapter 18: Trapped in IFR Weather

Part 4: Surviving the Seasons

Chapter 19: Wind Wisdom

Chapter 20: Thunderstorms: Summer Monsters

Chapter 21: Squall Line Encounters

Chapter 22: Managing Heat Stress

Chapter 23: Hazy Summer Days

Chapter 24: Fog, Insidious Enemy

Chapter 25: Cold, Cold Start

Chapter 26: Chiller Ice

Chapter 27: Flying Snow

Part 5: Using Your Head

Chapter 28: Go/No-Go Judgment

Chapter 29: Slow Down to Save Time

Chapter 30: Stress Management

Chapter 31: Considerate Operations

Chapter 32: Sensibility

Chapter 33: Currency

Part 6: Your Own Airplane

Chapter 34: Flying Clubs

Chapter 35: First Love

Chapter 36: Customized Checklist

Chapter 37: Test Flying an Airplane

Chapter 38: Thorough Postflight Inspection

Chapter 39: Accidents

Part 7: Going On

Chapter 40: Flight Review Due?

Chapter 41: Aerobatics

Chapter 42: Taming a Tailwheel

Chapter 43: High-Performance Checkout

Chapter 44: Flying for Money

Chapter 45: Instrument Rating -- Worthwhile?

Chapter 46: IFR Itinerary

Chapter 47: File IFR or Stay VFR

Chapter 48: Regaining IFR Currency

Chapter 49: Splashing It On

Chapter 50: Soaring Spirits

Chapter 51: Uplifting Experiences

Chapter 52: Multiengine Rating

Chapter 53: ATP Certificate

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FLY HIGH, FLY LONG, FLY FREE, FLY FOREVERThis guide for new pilots proves that the fun has just begun when you pocket that precious certificate that says you’re free to fly on your own. Now, veteran pilot LeRoy Cook shows you what lies beyond flight school. This indispensable, skill-building handbook not only leads you through becoming a fully fledged, confident, and competent independent pilot, it helps you discover all the joys of flying, from vacation advice to piloting for money.PERFECT FOR POST-FLIGHT-SCHOOL EDUCATION
101 Things to Do with Your Private Pilot's License can help you:

* Grow as a pilot, both technically and personally
* Get better performance from airplanes, with techniques rarely taught in flight school
* Sharpen self-evaluation and judgment skills
* Handle unfamiliar airport conditions such as grass fields, large traffic centers, and air congestion
* Have fun with the family on board
* Upgrade your ability to fly in four-season weather and make solo weather decisions
* Discover money-making, service, and social opportunities
* Perform expert flight tests on aircraft for sale
* Master advanced navigation systems
* Prepare for additional ratings
* And much, much more!The challenge of flying doesn't end when you get your private pilot's license. In fact, the real excitement has just begun. 101 Things to Do with Your Private Pilot's License is packed with new ways to sharpen your skills and make every flying hour rewarding.

Notă biografică

LeRoy Cook (Butler, MO) calls himself a lifelong aviation student. A columnist and editor for Private Pilot magazine for more than 20 years, and a flight instructor for nearly 40 years, he holds FAA Gold Seal certification for single-engine and multiengine airplanes, gliders, and instrument instruction.