Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2008
Number of pages: 470
Used extensively as a reference source for the FAA Knowledge Exams, this resource includes basic knowledge that is essential for all pilots, from beginning students to those pursuing advanced pilot certificates. This updated guide covers a wide array of fundamental subjects, including principles of flight, aircraft and engine structures, charts and graphs, performance calculations, weather theory, reports, forecasts, and flight manuals.
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by Albert Edward Dixie - Gieves publishing company
This work (first published in 1917) has been undertaken in the hope that it may prove of assistance to officers in the Royal Naval Air Service, as it condenses into a small compass all the subjects in navigation they are required to know.
- Federal Aviation Administration
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.
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.
- 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.