Weight-Shift Control Aircraft Flying Handbook
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2008
Number of pages: 280
The Handbook introduces the basic pilot knowledge and skills that are essential for piloting WSC aircraft. It introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge that is 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 Laurence K. Loftin, Jr. - United States Government Printing
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- Federal Aviation Administration
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