Pilot Handbook

Pilot Handbook

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Manufacturer: GLEIM


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.


  • High-quality, full-color illustrations
  • All information logically organized into easy-to-read study units
  • Great reference book for all pilots, from Sport to CFI

Table of Contents

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

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