Balloon Flying Handbook
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2008
Number of pages: 252
This Balloon Flying Handbook introduces the basic pilot knowledge and skills that are essential for piloting balloons. It introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge that will be needed as they progress in their pilot training. This handbook is for student pilots, as well as those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates.
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by Ted Wilbur - NC-4 50th Anniversary Committee
Early in 1919, a young Naval Aviator predicted that trans-oceanic flight was 'a perfectly safe and sane commercial proposition, not a gigantic gamble.' The U.S.Navy NC-4 proved how right he was with the first flight across the Atlantic.
by Harry Vissering
This book recounts the life and work of Count Zeppelin. In addition to descriptive text, the book includes nearly 100 rare photographs and line drawings detailing the history, construction and operation of these remarkable craft.
- US Government Printing Office
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- Aviation Supplies & Academics
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 will benefit from the information in this pilot resource.