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Author Fowler, Ron

Title Making perfect takeoffs and landings in light airplanes / Ron Fowler
Published Chicago : Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc., 2013


Description 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents Preface; PART ONE: Takeoffs; 1 basic considerations of a normal takeoff; 2 short-field takeoffs; 3 soft-field takeoffs; 4 critical takeoff situations; 5 night takeoffs; 6 tailwheel takeoffs; 7 cardinal rules for perfect takeoffs; PART TWO: Landings; 8 basic considerations of a normal landing; 9 crosswind procedures; 10 short-field operations; 11 soft-field operations; 12 night landing procedures; 13 emergency landings; 14 critical landing situations; 15 slip to a landing; 16 landing tailwheel airplanes; 17 cardinal rules for perfect landings; epilogue; appendix; suggested reading
Summary Many pilots resign themselves to imperfect takeoffs and landings merely because they're unaware that even the pros must work at each of these critical phases of flight. ""Making Perfect Takeoffs and Landings in Light Airplanes"" shows pilots how to develop total awareness for the situation, the airplane, and the self?and to convert that awareness into perfect takeoffs and landings. This book will teach new students safe and proper techniques as well as provide tips for refreshing experienced pilots who may not fly on a regular basis. The detailed yet easy-to-follow steps given here ensure page
Notes Print version record
Subject Airplanes -- Takeoff.
Airplanes -- Landing.
Private flying.
TRANSPORTATION -- Aviation -- Piloting & Flight Instruction.
Airplanes -- Landing
Airplanes -- Takeoff
Private flying
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781619540316