Beyond the Checkride: Flight Basics Your Instructor Never Taught You, Second Edition

Beyond the Checkride: Flight Basics Your Instructor Never Taught You, Second Edition

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THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR NEW PILOTS--FULLY UPDATED!Covering the latest FAA regulations, Beyond the Checkride, Second Edition, is packed with invaluable lessons learned by trial and error based on the real-life experiences of hundreds of pilots. Originally written by legendary flight instructor Howard Fried and thoroughly revised by veteran pilot Gene Gailey, this practical resource takes you, step by step, through a flight from the perspective of a flight examiner. Learn from other pilots' mistakes--it's easier and safer, and it could even save your life.


Rarely taught basics, including maneuvering speed, propeller safety, night flying, and more
Paperwork and other requirements
Pilot certificates and ratings
Human factors that affect flying, including fatigueand emotions
Flight safety and accident prevention
Aircraft control
Surviving spins, stalls, spirals, and more
Flying advanced aircraft
Weather conditions
Air traffic control
FAA regulations
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 160 x 229 x 20mm | 511g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 25 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071822534
  • 9780071822534
  • 1,066,561

About Howard Fried

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