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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- Federal Aviation Administration
Providing tools to aid pilots in achieving the safest possible flights with the least amount of risk, this comprehensive manual covers subjects such as human behavior, identifying and mitigating risk, aeronautical decision-making, etc.
- 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 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 Laurence K. Loftin, Jr. - United States Government Printing
This volume traces the technical development of the airplane from a curiosity at the beginning of World War I to the highly useful machine of today. Included are significant aircraft that incorporated important technical innovations.