The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation.
Topics covered include:
Preflight assessment of the aircraft
Rick and resource management
The four fundamentals of flying
Integrated flight control
Stall recognition and characterization
Airport traffic pattens
Approaches and landings
Ground reference maneuvers
And much more
Updated to include the most current information, the Airplane Flying Handbook is a great study guide for current pilots and for potential pilots who are interested in applying for their first license. It is also the perfect gift for any aircraft or aeronautical buff.
The Federal Aviation Administration is the national aviation authority of the United States. It regulates and oversees the aviation industry, pilot licensing, and airspace with the goal of providing “the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.”
David Soucie works with CNN as a safety analyst and with the Federal Aviation Administration as a member of the Safety Management Implementation (SMI) Committee. He is a former aviation safety inspector at the FAA.