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Instrument Pilot's Handbook - eBook

Instrument Pilot's Handbook - eBook


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Product Features

  • ISBN: 9781950288007
  • Author:
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 660
  • Look Inside: View
  • eBook Specifications

    • Type: Unsecure eBook (PDF)
    • Printing: Yes; Up to One Copy
    • Copy/Paste: Not Allowed
    • Offline Access: Yes
    • Search: Yes
    • Bookmarks: Yes
    • Compatibility: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android

We like the Machado series of textbooks for their easy, conversational (and sometimes humorous) writing, even for the most difficult or even mundane topics. The style helps memorization and most importantly, more relatable from topic to topic to give you the full understanding of all you need to know. Highly recommended, especially for the individual learner apart from large universities.

Long known for his unique ability to transform difficult concepts into simple-yet-complete explanations, Machado takes both new and experienced IFR pilots on a guided tour of instrument flying, from the basics through subtleties that even many professional pilots will find useful. He turns complexity into curiosity. Nearly 1,000 illustrations shine further light on the topic at hand.

From how the basic aircraft instruments really work through what's inside a thunderstorm and how a GPS approach works, Machado teaches IFR pilots not just the minimum needed to pass the instrument pilot written exam, but every aspect of IFR flying. This up-to-date text covers the latest information on GPS, glass cockpits, data uplinks, computer-based resources, and other new (and future) technologies and techniques. It is also a rich source of practical information about how real pilots really fly IFR. Readers learn how to gauge the thunderstorm potential of a cumulus cloud by estimating the rainfall rate, scan their instruments in a way that provides maximum performance with minimum effort, and keep the needle centered during an ILS or LPV approach by using the sky pointer on the attitude indicator.

As a comprehensive information source book, these pages include:

  • Simplification of the FAA’s IFR scan concepts and an easy-to-use, cockpit-practical instrument scan technique.
  • Latest information on aviation decision making for instrument pilots.
  • Detailed understanding of analog and glass (PFD) flight instruments.
  • Detailed procedures for planning an IFR cross-country flight.
  • Easy to apply navigation methods for VOR, GPS, ADF, and for flying approaches to LPV, LNAV, LNAV/VNAV minimums.
  • Clear, down-to-earth explanations of pertinent FARs, including instrument currency, lost comms, alternate requirements, etc.
  • Step-by-step explanation of how instrument approach charts are constructed, including MDAs, DAs, procedure turns, etc.
  • New ICAO Flight Plan form explanation and procedures for filing IFR flight plans.
  • Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFAs) Explained.
  • Practical understanding of the IFR system, GPS procedures, icing, and thunderstorm avoidance, NEXRAD, RADAR, etc.

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