An invitation to fly: basics for the private pilot

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Wadsworth Pub. Co., Nov 2, 1988 - Transportation - 649 pages
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Written with the student pilot in mind, AN INVITATION TO FLY gives readers everything they need to pass the FAA exam, put together a good flight plan, and meet the challenges of both local and cross-country aviation! Clear, concise instruction delves into all topics relevant to private pilot training-including the use of the E6-B flight computer, navigation and navigation charts, and the latest Federal Aviation Regulations. The text uses real-world aviation problems as examples, giving readers an accurate sense of the kinds of situations they may encounter in the cockpit. Vivid graphics, charts, and photos complement the authors' detailed narrative, helping to simplify complex topics. The text also provides references for further reading. This text is an indispensable reference that readers will use for years to come!

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Contents

How to Get Started
43
Dual and Solo Flight Time
71
The Creation of Drag
90
Copyright

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