Beyond The Checkride - Second Edition, by Howard Fried

Beyond The Checkride - Second Edition

by Howard Fried & Gene Gailey

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ISBN-13:
9780071822541
Copyright Date:
2014
Edition:
2nd
Pages:
363
Binding:
Paperback
Weight:
2.2lbs
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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.

Howard Fried, legendary flight instructor, shares what every pilot—the experienced as well as the newly minted aviator—most needs to know about flying: the invaluable lessons learned by trial and error, recounted through real-life experiences of hundreds of pilots. Everyone knows that a successful checkride just earns you the "license to learn." To be a truly proficient aviator, there is much more to master, Fried covers it all:

  • * Basics that are rarely taught
  • * Mastering maneuvers
  • * Surviving spins and stalls
  • * Pilot error: the human factor
  • * Advanced equipment
  • * Dangerous weather
  • * The ATC system
  • * and a great deal more

Like an old-timer telling war stories in the hangar, Fried makes his points with vivid anecdotes collected from more than 50 years' cumulative experience as a pilot and flight instructor. Why not learn from other people's mistakes? Fried asks. It is much easier, and safer, than making them yourself. It could even save your life.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Basics Rarely Taught Completely
  • Paperwork and Other Requirements
  • Pilot Certificates and Ratings
  • Human Factors That Affect Flying
  • Am I Up to Flying Today
  • Controlling the Airplane
  • Spins, Stalls, Spirals and More
  • Flying Advanced Aircraft
  • Weather - What to Make of It
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Additional Flying Information
  • The Federal Aviation Administration
  • Commercial Flying - Paid to Fly
  • More Avenues of Flight
  • Things Pilots Need to Consider
  • Learning from Others' Mistakes

About the Author:
Howard Fried was a veteran pilot, flying over 50 years while accumulating more than 40,000 hours of flight time. He is the author of Flight Test Tips and Tales and was a regular columnist (“Eye of the Examiner”) for FLYING Magazine, the world’s most widely read aviation monthly publication. Mr. Fried was also a flight instructor and FAA pilot examiner who conducted more than 4,000 checkrides. About the Author:
Gene Gailey has been a pilot for more than 47 years, including serving his local sheriff’s department Aero Squadron for the past 29 years in positions of volunteer member, commander, and search-and-rescue pilot. He is a long-time member of AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) and EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) and is co-author of The Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Fifth Edition, and The Pilot’s Radio Communications Handbook, Sixth Edition.

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