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Author Glaeser, Dennis, author.

Title An invitation to fly : basics for the private pilot / Dennis Glaeser, Sanford Gum, Bruce Walters.

Publication Info. Belmont, California : Wadsworth Publishing Company, [1985]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  TL721.4 .G53 1985    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Description xvii, 619 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Updated ed. of: An invitation to fly / Sanford Gum & Bruce Walters. c1982.
Includes indexes.
Contents Part I how to get started -- On becoming a pilot -- Part II how an airplane works -- The practical science of flight -- The power plant and its systems -- Flight instruments -- Airplane weight and balance -- Performance: measuring an airplane's capabilities -- Part III the flying environment -- Airports, airspace, and local flying -- Part IV weather -- Meteorology: a pilot's view of weather -- Using aviation services -- Part V published material -- Flight information publications -- Federal aviation regulations -- Part VI navigation -- Basics of navigation -- Radio navigation aids -- Composite navigation: going cross-country -- Part VII medical aspects and emergencies -- The physiology of flight -- Handling airborne emergencies -- Dictionary of aeronautical terms -- Index -- Index to the Federal Aviation Regulations.
Subject Private flying -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Flight -- Regulations.
Airplanes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Added Author Gum, Sanford, author.
Walters, Bruce (Bruce E.), author.
ISBN 0534048005

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