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Making Perfect Takeoffs and Landings in Light Airplanes by
Call Number: TL 711 T3 F67 2013
Publication Date: 2013-05-08
"This is a combined edition of two previous books by Ron Fowler, entitled "Making Perfect Takeoffs" and "Making Perfect Landings" which were both originally published by Iowa State University Press (in 1984 and 1991); in 2006 ASA published "Making Perfect Landings" and now the two books are being made into one book with two parts. These two books show pilots how to develop a keep sense of awareness in each of these critical phases of flight -- and to convert that awareness into perfect takeoffs and landings, using the tips and techniques suggested by this Gold Seal Flight Instructor with over 12,000 hours as a CFI".
The Pilot's Manual: Flight School by
Call Number: TL 712 P55 2008
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
An introduction to flight -- Aircraft control on the ground -- Aircraft control in the air -- Straight and level, climbs and descents -- Medium turns -- Slow flight and stalling -- Spins (optional task) -- Normal takeoff, patterns and local area operations -- Visual approach and landing -- Emergency operations -- Crosswind takeoff and landing operations -- Maximum performance takeoff and landing operations -- Performance maneuvers -- Ground reference maneuvers -- Expanding your horizons.
Student Pilot's Flight Manual by
Call Number: TL 710 K42 2010
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Provides ground and flight information for student pilots, describes the fundamentals, and covers the procedures for obtaining a license, the latest FAA regulations, and terminology.
Pilots, Personality, and Performance by
Call Number: TL 555 P48 1991
Publication Date: 1991-12-30
The impaired pilot / Sheila R. Dietz and Ward K. Johnson III -- Flight : the physiological stresses / Karon S. Aronson -- The role of the aviation medical examiner / Jon R. Rice -- Cockpit communication and initial aviation training / H. Duane Luessenheide -- Is Peter Pan flying your plane? / Gail D. Roen -- Reregulation and pilot stress / William E. Thoms -- The post-deregulation pilot job market : pilot error or personnel economics? / William A. Good -- Managing airline corporate stress / H. Robert Wasiuta -- Commercial pilots and mandatory retirement / John Delane Williams and Jole A. Williams -- The pilot and the thinking machine / Roderic A. Beaulieu -- Pilots and pirates : airline pilots and hijacking / O. Peter St. John -- Civilian pilots go to war : the civil reserve air fleet today / Richard D. Crabtree.
Gear up, Mishaps Down by
Call Number: E-Book - Ebook Central
Publication Date: 2017-01-30
General Aviation Aircraft Design: Applied Methods and Procedures provides the practicing engineer with a versatile handbook that serves as the first source for finding answers to realistic aircraft design questions. The book is structured in an ""equation/derivation/solved example"" format for easy access to content.
Severe Weather Flying by
Publication Date: 2016-12-06
At the outset of Severe Weather Flying, author Dennis Newton reminds readers that this book is not about flying in severe weather, but rather how to detect and therefore avoid it, with advice on how to escape it if you become caught in it accidentally. Newton is a meteorologist, weather research pilot, engineering test pilot, ATP, and flight instructor. He speaks pilot-to-pilot in this valuable guide on how not to fly severe weather. He believes that given the knowledge, pilots can truly lessen their chances of being caught in thunderstorms and other extreme weather conditions. The emphasis is on types of weather that are potentially hazardous to flight; with each type of weather discussed, the author provides rational answers to a pilot's very sensible question, "And then what? How does this affect me?" He also discusses the capabilities and limitations of airplanes and equipment in avoiding and in dealing with severe weather. Meteorology can be a tough "language" and not always clear to the lay person. The author translates and brings across the most crucial principles pilots can use to fly more wisely in weather. Covering weather fundamentals, the atmosphere, and the stability of the air, he then digs deeper into the individual aspects of severe weather situations: air mass and nocturnal thunderstorms, downbursts, lightning, icing, turbulence and wind shear. In print for more than 30 years, this book in its Fourth Edition blends in good coverage of detection equipment for the cockpit, and the weather briefing information available to the pilot for decision-making in flight planning — even the enroute phase. Details on aircraft icing certification, critical aircraft icing information, and high altitude ice crystals are also included.
So You Want to Be a ... Commercial Airline Pilot by
Publication Date: 2017-12-31
“So You Want to Be a… Commercial Airline Pilot” puts you inside the cockpit of a modern-day airliner for an insider’s look at one of the most glamorized, yet deadly professions in the world. What makes an airline captain, and how did they end up flying your plane? What makes air travel dangerous, and what makes it safe? Do you have what it takes to command a jet costing over one hundred million dollars, and, more importantly, can you accept the life-long challenge of keeping the flying public safe? This book explains everything from getting your education to passing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) practical test. With the job market only growing, and the average salary being over six figures, this might be the perfect career for the adrenaline-hunting, risk-taking, and thrill-seeking young adult. Sit down, and strap in — this book will take you on the adventurous ride of becoming a commercial airline pilot.