Providing basic knowledge essential to all pilots, from beginning student pilots to those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates, is the purpose of this official FAA handbook. It is a valuable teaching aid for flight instructors and introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge they will need as they progress through pilot training and while learning to fly an airplane. Required reading for more than 30 years, this handbook was last updated in 2003. It is a key reference for all the information necessary to operate an aircraft and for passing the FAA Knowledge Exam and Practical Test.
With full color illustrations throughout, this comprehensive 'aviation encyclopedia' includes chapter summaries, glossary, and index. This 2008 edition reflects current aviation industry procedures, equipment, techniques and regulations. Soft cover, 471 pages.