The Absolute Beginners Guide to Becoming a Pilot, by Jason Dearn

The Absolute Beginners Guide
to Becoming a Pilot

by Jason Dearn

ISBN-13:
9781445212807
Copyright Date:
2009
Pages:
256
Binding:
Paperback
Dimensions:
9.0" x 6.0"
Weight:
1.6lbs
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For anyone who wants to train as a pilot, and then turn it into a career. Based on the European JAA-PPL curriculum

The absolute beginner's guide to becoming a pilot is a reference tool for anyone thinking about becoming a pilot, either PPL or CPL. Before you commit to any training you should read this book. It will give you an insight into the process employed in the training of civilian pilots in Europe. This is not a technical book, it is however, a layman's guide on how to become a Pilot.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1] I have a dream
what do you want to do with your flying
how do I start
what is involved
which route; modular or integrated
I want to join the RAF
costs

2] Trial lesson
where do I do it
What am I likely to expect
log it in a log book
gift flights

3] Medical
why do I need a medical
what types are there and what do I need
who do I go to
when should I get one

4] Level of Licenses
outline of the types of licenses
costs

5] Private Pilot License (PPL)
what is involved
how is the course constructed
when will I be ready
equipment I will need
additional costs

6] PPL Ground Exams
what do I need to do
air law
human factors and performance
navigation
radio communications
radio practical
meteorology
flight performance and planning
aircraft general knowledge
taking the exam
costs

7] PPL Flight Test
prerequisites of the test
pre-flight
what does the test look like
how is it marked
costs

8] What Do I Do Now
so I have a PPL
what do I do next
what kind of career do I want in aviation

9] Commercial Exams
type of ground exams for you career choice
CPL ground exam
ATPL ground exams
where do I go
what is involved
exam schedules
equipment I will need

10] Hours Building
why do I need to build hours
best flying you'll ever do
tips for career minded pilots for hour building

11] Commercial Pilots License
what's involved
how is the course constructed
when will I be ready
equipment I will need

12] CPL Flight Test
prerequisites to the test
pre-flight
what does the test look like
how is it marked

13] Further Training
which route do I take
instrument ratings
instructor route
costs

14] Getting a Job
I have a shiny new license
practical advice on that first job
career planner checklist

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