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    Stick and Rudder Classics (Hardback) By (author) Robert N. Buck, By (author) Richard L. Taylor, By (author) Wolfgang Langewiesche


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    DescriptionA 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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    Stick and Rudder Classics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert N. Buck, By (author) Richard L. Taylor, By (author) Wolfgang Langewiesche
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 918
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 86 mm
    Weight: 2,200 g
    ISBN 13: 9780071357845
    ISBN 10: 007135784X

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.6
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BIC subject category V2: WGM, TRPS
    BISAC V2.8: TRA008000
    DC21: 629.132
    BISAC V2.8: TRA002050
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
    Publication date
    01 December 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    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.