Stick and Rudder Classics

Stick and Rudder Classics

Hardback

By (author) Robert N. Buck, By (author) Richard L. Taylor, By (author) Wolfgang Langewiesche

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
  • Format: Hardback | 918 pages
  • Dimensions: 165mm x 229mm x 86mm | 2,200g
  • Publication date: 1 December 1999
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 007135784X
  • ISBN 13: 9780071357845

Product description

A rare treat -- and a not-to-be-missed value -- for pilots and aviation enthusiasts everywhere, McGraw-Hill Stick & Rudder Classics combines three landmark aviation bestsellers into a box set like no other. Ideal for gift-giving, this sure-to-be-coveted collection offers readers two widely admired aviation classics, plus Langewiesche's standard-setting Stick and Rudder!In print for 55 years, this classic has been treasured by generations of pilots for its accurate, intelligent, and useful analysis of the art of flying and explanations of what a pilot actually does

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Table of contents

Stick and rudder: wings; some air sense; the controls; the basic manoeuvres; getting down; the dangers of the air; more air sense. Weather flying 4/e: weather flying; a little theory for weather flying; some thoughts on checking weather; how to check weather; weather information; checking weather details; checking weather for the route; equipment needs for weather flying; temperature, an important part of weather flying; some psychology of weather flying; turbulence and flying it; VTR, flying weather visually; about keeping proficient flying instruments; thunderstorms and flying them; ice and flying it; taking off in bad weather; teaching yourself to fly weather; something on judgement. Instruments flying 4/e: the complete instrument pilot; the language of instrument flying; attitude instrument flying; partial panel IFR; IFR flight plans; pre-flight planning; IFR clearances; communicating in the IFR system; VOR navigation; area navigation; en-route procedures; communications failure; holding patterns; getting ready for an instrument approach; instruments approaches; the NDB (ADF) approach; the VOR approach; the instrument landing system approach; high altitude IFR; handling IFR emergencies; proficiency exercises.