The Airplane Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual to introduce basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems. It is developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry. Now, this handbook has been reformatted to deliver an amazing reading experience on your iPad.
Chapter 1—Introduction to Flight Training
Chapter 2—Ground Operations
Chapter 3—Basic Flight Maneuvers
Chapter 4—Slow Flight, Stalls, and Spins,
Chapter 5—Takeoff and Departure Climbs
Chapter 6—Ground Reference Maneuvers
Chapter 7—Airport Traffic Patterns
Chapter 8—Approaches and Landings
Chapter 9—Performance Maneuvers
Chapter 10—Night Operations
Chapter 11—Transition to Complex Airplanes
Chapter 12—Transition to Multiengine Airplanes
Chapter 13—Transition to Tailwheel Airplanes
Chapter 14—Transition to Turbopropeller Powered Airplanes
Chapter 15—Transition to Jet Powered Airplanes
Chapter 16—Emergency Procedures, & Glossary
This handbook includes over 200 illustrations, images, animations and widgets.
Swipe-friendly photo galleries, tap or use two fingers to enlarge any photo and view it full screen on iPad.
Interactive images with callouts to identify aircraft instruments.
HTML5 animations of aircraft maneuvers built by iAds.
Glossary references throughout the handbook that you can tap to view definitions.
Highlighting and Note-taking with your finger by swipe over any text and it’s highlighted. You can change colors, switch to underlining, or add a note instantly.
All your notes and highlights automatically appear on study cards. Flip them over and find the definition of a glossary term or the note attached to the highlighted passage.
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