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    Light Airplane Navigation Essentials

    ISBN-10: 0070134561
    ISBN-13: 9780070134560
    Author(s): Paul A. Craig
    Description: This skill-building manual teaches the fundamentals of lightplane navigation using a natural, confidence-building progression that immediately allows readers to use newly learned techniques in the cockpit.
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    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 245
    Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
    Weight: 1.188
    Language: English

    This skill-building manual teaches the fundamentals of lightplane navigation using a natural, confidence-building progression that immediately allows readers to use newly learned techniques in the cockpit.

    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    The flat Earth and Eratosthenesp. 1
    Sectional charts and symbolsp. 9
    Latitude and longitudep. 17
    The navigation plotterp. 23
    True course and true heading: the computer wind facep. 29
    Variation and deviation to compass headingp. 39
    Airplane speeds - IAS to CAS to TAS to GSp. 45
    The navigation record. Time/speed/distance, fuel consumptionp. 53
    Aircraft climb performance and fuel reservesp. 67
    Which altitude should be flown?p. 73
    The complete Navigation Recordp. 79
    The VFR Flight Planp. 91
    Navigation Record in-flight and the Missing Wind Problemp. 99
    Weather briefings and in-flight weather informationp. 107
    VOR Introductionp. 119
    VOR indications and positionsp. 127
    VOR receiver checks and DMEp. 135
    VOR and lost proceduresp. 143
    NDB introductionp. 149
    ADF indications and positionsp. 157
    LORAN and GPSp. 159
    Navigation in the glass cockpitp. 179
    Airspace rules and collision avoidancep. 193
    The airspace boundaries and Class E airspacep. 203
    Special VFR and FSS communicationsp. 209
    Class D, Class C, Class B, and Class A airspacep. 213
    The "vertical" airspace diagramp. 219
    Special use airspacep. 231
    Glossaryp. 235
    Indexp. 243
    Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

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