Representing a complete ground school text, the Gleim Pilot Handbook consolidates and organizes all FAA material relevant to pilots in one easy-to-use text. This material includes information from the Federal Aviation Regulations, the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Airplane Flying Handbook, Aviation Weather, Aviation Weather Services, and many other FAA books, pamphlets, circulars, etc.
The Gleim Pilot Handbook was carefully designed to make it easy for you to learn and understand while saving you time, effort, frustration, and money. The knowledge transfer outlines and full-color illustrations in this book will simplify and facilitate your learning and understanding.
The Gleim Pilot Handbook is a consolidation and organization of the FAA material relevant to all pilots in one easy-to-use book. This material includes information from Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (a.k.a. Federal Aviation Regulations), the Student Pilot Flying Handbook (formerly the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge), Airplane Flying Handbook (formerly the Flight Training Handbook), Aviation Weather, Aviation Weather Services, and many other FAA books, pamphlets, circulars, etc.
Features: Pilot Handbook focuses on airplane flight training, rather than balloon, glider, or rotorcraft training. Pilot Handbook was carefully designed to make it easy for you to learn and understand, while saving you time, effort, frustration, and money. This book SIMPLIFIES and FACILITATES your learning and understanding by the use of our knowledge transfer outline/illustration format.
Introduction and Overview of Certificates and Ratings
Study Unit 1. Airplanes and Aerodynamics
Study Unit 2. Airplane Instruments, Engines, and Systems
Study Unit 3. Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace
Study Unit 4. Federal Aviation Regulations
Study Unit 5. Airplane Performance and Weight and Balance
Study Unit 6. Aeromedical Factors and Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)
Study Unit 7. Aviation Weather
Study Unit 8. Aviation Weather Services
Study Unit 9. Navigation: Charts, Publications, Flight Computers
Study Unit 10. Navigation Systems
Study Unit 11. Cross-Country Flight Planning
Appendix A: Your Flight Review
Appendix B: Instrument Proficiency Check
Appendix C: Sport Pilot Addendum
Abbreviations and Acronyms