AIM/FAR 2008

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 12, 2007 - Transportation - 1002 pages
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Today's Leading Guide to Federal Aviation Rules and Regulations-Now Updated with the Latest Changes

The only edited and annotated guide to federal aviation regulations, AIM/FAR 2008 arms you with the latest federally required rules for general aviation flying, including all new Transportation Security Administration requirements. This updated aviation tool presents new second-in-command qualifications, new helicopter procedures, SAAAR instrument approaches, key FAA regional office phone numbers, and unmanned aircraft alerts.

Packed with over 200 detailed illustrations, this unrivaled resource contains an up-to-date aeronautical information manual, covering air and visual aids...airspace...air traffic control and procedures...emergency of flight...medical facts... charts and publications...and helicopter operations. The book also provides selected aviation web sites, a pilot/controller glossary, and a comprehensive index. Bigger and better than ever, AIM/FAR 2008 features:

  • Study suggestions for test and flight review
  • VOT sites and frequencies
  • Light Sport Plane Regulations
  • Access to year-round online updates with late-breaking developments
  • The following new material: new second-in-command qualifications; new helicopter procedures; new directories to weather web sites, aviation facilities, officials, NTSB, and more

Inside This Updated Guide to Critical Aviation Information and Rules

• Aeronautical Information Manual: Air Navigation • Lighting and Visual Aids • Airspace • Air Traffic Control • Air Traffic Procedures • Emergency Procedures • Safety of Flight • Medical Facts • Charts and Publications • Helicopter Operations • Pilot/Controller Glossary • Federal Aviation Regulations • Transportation Security Regulations • Selected Aviation Web Sites

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Chapter 1 Navigation Aids
Chapter 2 Aeronautical Lighting and Other Airport Visual Aids
Chapter 3 Airspace

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About the author (2007)

Charles F. Spence has been a pilot since 1954 and has a long and distinguished career in aviation public relations and publishing. He is the Capitol Hill reporter for Flyer and has been the AIM/FAR editor since 1996.

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