A Pilot's Guide to Safe Flying, by Sander Vandeth

A Pilot's Guide to Safe Flying

by Sander Vandeth

Publisher:
ISBN-13:
9780980564808
Copyright Date:
2009
Edition:
2nd
Pages:
204
Binding:
Paperback
Dimensions:
9.0" x 7.5"
Book Weight:
1.3lbs
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Now includes the extra booklet 178 Seconds , a pocket size manual serving as a checklist for all phases of flight.

An ideal reference for the GA pilot, summarizing the many of ways of avoiding situations that can affect the safety of a flight.

Pilot's Guide to Safe Flying is an internationally acclaimed book is perfect for GA and sport pilots to learn the accumulated wisdom (from over 80 years of accident investigation) on how to avoid situations that can impair the safety of a light airplane flight. It is a lifelong practical reference that will help pilots avoid the pitfalls that have trapped many pilots over the years. Easy to read and focusing on the facts a pilot really needs, this book is one of the most complete references available on almost any aspect of general aviation safety.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • 1 Minimizing the risk
  • 2 The right mental approach
  • 3 Being Well prepared
  • 4 Avoiding cockpit errors
  • 5 Avoiding fuel mismanagement
  • 6 Handling weather hazards
  • 7 Dealing with icing
  • 8 Takeoff and landing risk minimization
  • 9 Guarding against illusions
  • 10 Mid-air collision avoidance
  • 11 Avoiding engine failure
  • 12 Ground operating hazards
  • 13 Managing health risks
  • 14 Handling emergency situations
  • Appendix
  • Abbreviations
  • References
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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Excellent Sep 19, 2011 Howard Fried, Aviation...
  "This book is excellent. It belongs on every pilot's bookshelf." - more...
Recommended for GA pilots Sep 19, 2011 Australian Aircraft Owner &... March 2004 AU
  "It is difficult to categorize this book - but it is recommended for giving GA pilots a leg-up into a better level of safe operational thinking." more...
Goldmine Sep 19, 2011 Today's Pilot Key Publishing Fe UK
  "This book is a veritable goldmine of useful information. An excellent book." more...
A must have Sep 19, 2011 Peninsula Aero Club... Tyabb- Victoria De AU
  "This manual is without doubt the best of its kind that I have ever had the pleasure of studying. I believe it is a must have for all GA pilots." more...
Recommended Sep 19, 2011 General Aviation UK Aircraft Owners and... J
  "This book is really about airmanship and how to maintain and improve ones own standard - in other words how to become a better and safer pilot. Recommended." more...