Airplane Flying Handbook
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics 2004
Number of pages: 280
The fundamental skills and essential information necessary for piloting airplanes are introduced in this beginning aviator's guide. Pilots wishing to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, flyers preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both students and licensed pilots will benefit from the information in this pilot resource.
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by E. Charles Vivian - Project Gutenberg
Evelyn Charles Vivian (1882 - 1947) gives a detailed account of the history of aeronautics through 1920. Famous fliers are discussed and the evolution of the aeroplane is covered. The advancements in engine design are also included.
- Federal Aviation Administration
This handbook is a valuable reference tool for reviewing the nuts and bolts of general aviation, outlining the rules, regulations, and practical aspects of owning and operating a private aircraft. Quick reference tools are also included.
- US Government Printing Office
The purpose of this advisory circular is to make amateur-built/ultralight aircraft pilots aware that test flying an aircraft is a critical undertaking, which should be approached with thorough planning, skill, and common sense.
by Claude Grahame-White - Small, Maynard and Co
The book on the early history of aeroplane, written by Claude Grahame-White, the pioneer of flight. It covers the beginning development in Europe, the first historic flight, development of the aeroplane engine, first fatal accidents, and more.