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    Right Seat Handbook A White-Knuckle Flier's Guide to Light Planes

    ISBN-10: 0070601488
    ISBN-13: 9780070601482
    Author(s): Charles F. Spence
    Description: If your favorite passenger tends to be nervous or you're tired of being asked why you spend so much time at the airport, this passenger-friendly guide could be your ticket to peace. Soothing and informative, it answers questions passengers may be  More...
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    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 144
    Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
    Weight: 0.330
    Language: English

    If your favorite passenger tends to be nervous or you're tired of being asked why you spend so much time at the airport, this passenger-friendly guide could be your ticket to peace. Soothing and informative, it answers questions passengers may be afraid to ask-like ``what happens if the engine quits?'' while providing a confidence- and enthusiasm-building introduction to flying.

    Forewordp. ix
    Introductionp. xiii
    Getting there can be half the funp. 1
    How the airplane fliesp. 2
    What if the engine quits?p. 5
    Are two better than one?p. 6
    Controlling the four forcesp. 9
    Qualifying the pilotp. 15
    Look before you leapp. 17
    Checking the weatherp. 19
    Planning the routep. 22
    Conducting the airplane preflightp. 24
    What's all that stuff on the panel?p. 29
    Knowing what's on the panelp. 31
    Many items are like familiar old friendsp. 35
    Other instrumentsp. 41
    How you will find your wayp. 45
    Rules of the roadp. 47
    Navigating by pilotagep. 48
    Going by dead reckoningp. 48
    VOR navigationp. 52
    Making the trip under instrument flight rulesp. 57
    Other ways to navigatep. 60
    Going by GPSp. 60
    ATC is watching youp. 63
    Somebody down there hears youp. 65
    Using the radiop. 68
    Talking to peoplep. 70
    Using the unicomp. 70
    Talking with ATCp. 71
    Talking with flight service station specialistsp. 72
    Other radio aidsp. 74
    You are not alonep. 76
    Waiting out the weatherp. 77
    Be prepared for a stopp. 78
    Find local interestsp. 79
    You can take it with youp. 81
    What limits the luggagep. 82
    Plan in advance what to takep. 83
    Choosing the luggagep. 83
    Take only what you needp. 84
    Limit the wardrobe without limiting appearancep. 84
    Should Fido go along?p. 86
    Are we there yet?p. 87
    Careful what they eat and drinkp. 88
    Prepare for the unexpectedp. 90
    Give them the right things to dop. 90
    Keep the airplane safe, toop. 92
    Discovering the nation by light airplanep. 93
    Eastp. 94
    Centralp. 102
    Westp. 106
    Go for itp. 109
    Glossaryp. 111
    Indexp. 119
    About the authorp. 123
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