Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook
Publisher: US Government Printing Office 1995
Number of pages: 99
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.
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