A Pilot's Guide to Aircraft & Their Systems
by Dale Crane
In the early days of aviation, an aviator had to be a mechanic as well as a pilot because airplanes and engines were less than completely dependable. Technological advances have been accompanied with additional complexities which demand that the aircraft be operated in exactly the way the designer intended. To do this, pilots must understand what each handle or knob controls and what he or she can expect from each system.
Soft cover, indexed and illustrated.