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    Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge 2013: FAA-H-8083-25A (FAA Handbooks) (Paperback) By (author) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

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    DescriptionThis official FAA handbook has been required reading for more than 30 years. Providing basic knowledge essential for all pilots--from beginning student pilots to those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates--this book introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge needed as they progress through pilot training. Studying this book, pilots gain the required knowledge to earn a certificate and understand aerodynamic theory associated with airplane flight. The book begins with a basic introduction to flying, including the history of flight, the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), criteria for earning the various pilot certificates, how to select a flight school and instructor, and the tests associated with earning a pilot certificate. Subjects covered include aircraft structure, principles and aerodynamics of flight, flight controls, aircraft systems, flight instruments, flight manuals and documents, weight and balance, aircraft performance, weather theory, aviation weather services, airport operations, airspace, navigation, aeromedical factors, and aeronautical decision-making. This 2008 edition reflects the latest aviation industry procedures, equipment, techniques and regulations. It is a key reference for all the information necessary to operate an aircraft and for passing the FAA Knowledge Exam and Practical Test (checkride). Newly illustrated with hundreds of full-color drawings and photographs! Now includes the new Runway Incursion Avoidance appendix.


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    Title
    Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge 2013
    Subtitle
    FAA-H-8083-25A
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 470
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,066 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781619540200
    ISBN 10: 1619540207
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.6
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BIC subject category V2: WGM
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: TRPS
    Ingram Subject Code: SL
    Libri: I-SL
    DC21: 629.13252
    DC22: 629.13252
    B&T General Subject: 790
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24370
    Abridged Dewey: 629
    BISAC V2.8: TEC002000
    LC classification: TL
    BISAC V2.8: TRA002050
    Thema V1.0: WGM, TRPS
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    Color photos throughout, color illustrations throughout, B&W illustrations throu
    Publisher
    AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS
    Imprint name
    AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS
    Publication date
    01 February 2013
    Author Information
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the agency of the U.S. government with primary responsibility for the safety of civil aviation.