Note: This book by Paul Illman and Gene Gailey differs entirely from the FAA 8083-25B handbook of the same name as additional topics are presented and as it is written is a more conversational and practical way.
A good pilot is always learning. That's why The Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge is such an indispensable resource. This bestselling guide covers all the essential information a pilot needs to become more knowledgeable--from terminology, navigation, airport and airspace operations to radio communications, emergency procedures, flight planning, weather, and much more. At the same time, it strikes a balance of being both concise and comprehensive in a streamlined, to-the-point format--while retaining the integrity and scope of the original material.
Thoroughly revised, this new fifth edition has also been updated to include current FAA policies as well as procedures involving pilot and passenger safety in flight, as well as safe operations at airports and airspaces, at and between airports. There's never been a more resourceful way for a pilot to add to the foundation on which safe flying skills are built--while continuing to learn.
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