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Weight Shift Control Handbook - eBook

Weight Shift Control Handbook - eBook


$19.95
SKU 0055-ATB-Egray stars
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Product Features

  • Publisher: FAA
  • Edition: FAA-H-8083-5
  • Pages: 280
  • Look Inside: View
  • eBook Specifications

    • Type: Unsecure eBook (PDF)
    • Printing: Yes; Unlimited
    • Copy/Paste: Allowed
    • Offline Access: Yes
    • Search: Yes
    • Bookmarks: Yes
    • Compatibility: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android

The Weight Shift Control Aircraft Flying Handbook introduces the basic pilot knowledge and skills that are essential for piloting weight-shift controlled aircraft. It introduces pilots to the knowledge that is needed as they progress in their pilot training. This handbook is for student pilots, as well as those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates.

Student pilots learning to fly weight shift aircraft, certificated pilots preparing for weight shift ratings, and instructors teaching weight shift students should find this handbook helpful. It introduces the prospective pilot to the realm of weight shift flight and provides information and guidance to the performance of various maneuvers and procedures.

This handbook conforms to pilot training and certification concepts established by the Federal Aviation Administration. There are different ways of teaching, as well as performing flight procedures and maneuvers, and many variations in the explanations of aerodynamic theories and principles. The discussions and explanations reflect the most commonly used practices and principles.

The core topics include:

  • Weight Shift Aerodynamics
  • Components and Systems
  • Powerplants
  • Preflight and Ground Operations
  • Flight Maneuvers
  • Takeoff and Departure Climbs
  • The National Airspace System
  • Ground Reference Maneuvers
  • Airport Traffic Patterns
  • Approaches and Landings
  • Night Operations
  • Abnormal and Emergency Procedures

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