Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual

ISBN-10: 0813800234
ISBN-13: 9780813800233
Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)
List price: $42.99
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Description: The Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual offers a complete description of turbine aircraft engines and systems including turboprops and jets. Additional chapters on aerodynamics, multipilot crew co-ordination and high altitude weather are included.

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Book details

List price: $42.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/25/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 276
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

The Turbine Pilot's Flight Manual offers a complete description of turbine aircraft engines and systems including turboprops and jets. Additional chapters on aerodynamics, multipilot crew co-ordination and high altitude weather are included.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
How to Use This Manual
Transitioning Piston Pilots
Transitioning Military Aviators
Crew Resource Management
Training by Civilian Employers
Civilian Aircraft and Civilian Aviation Terminology
Aircraft Systems
Contemporary Issues in the Aviation Industry
About Your Civilian Counterparts
General Preparations
Training
Limitations, Systems, and Procedures
Indoctrination Training
Simulator and Flight Training
Preparing for New-Hire Training
Preparing for Ground School
Preparing for Simulator and Flight Training
Preparing for the Flight Line
Computers
Contemporary Issues in the Aviation Industry
Crew Resource Management and Teamwork
Unions
Driving under the Influence
Discrimination and Harassment
Turbine Engine and Propeller Systems
Introduction to Gas Turbine Engines
Centrifugal-Flow and Axial-Flow Compressors
Multistage Compressors
Multispool Engines
Core Turbine Engine (Gas Generator)
Turbojets, Turbofans, and Turboprops
Turbojet Engine
Turbofan Engine
Turboprop Engine
Thrust versus Power
Engine Operating Parameters
Turbine Engine Controls in the Cockpit
Turbine Engine Starting
Turbine Engine Characteristics in Flight
Thrust Reversers
Thrust Reversers on Jets
Reverse Thrust on Turboprops
Use of Reversers
Turboprop Propeller Systems
Propeller Governors
Beta Range
Propeller Auto-Feather Systems
Propeller Synchronizers and Synchrophasers
Propeller Supplement for Transitioning Military Jet Pilots
Propeller Terminology
Turbine Aircraft Power Systems
Basics of Aircraft Power Systems
Depiction of Aircraft Systems in Pilot Training
Understanding Aircraft Power Systems: The Reference Waterwheel
Comparing Aircraft Power Systems to the Reference Waterwheel System
Electrical Power Systems
Electrical Power Sources
Control Devices
Circuit Protection
Reading an Airplane Electrical Diagram
Troubleshooting
Hydraulic Power Systems
Benefits of Hydraulic Power in Large Airplanes
Hydraulic Systems and Components
Hydraulic System Characteristics
Pneumatic Power Systems
High-Pressure Bleed Air
Low-Pressure Air
Bleed Hazards and Protections
Auxiliary Power Units
Major Aircraft Systems
Flight Controls
Control Surfaces
Flight Control System Redundancy
Flight Control Surface Position Indicating Systems
Fly-by-Wire Control Systems
Pressurization
Pressurization Indicators and Controls
Pressurization System Safety Features
Loss of Cabin Pressure in Flight
Environmental Systems
Heat Exchangers
Air and Vapor Cycle Machines
Aircraft Environmental System
Fuel Systems
Fuel Tanks
Fuel Pumps
Fuel Control Unit
Fuel Valves
Fuel Heaters
Fuel Quantity Measurement Systems
Fuel Quantity Measuring Sticks
Fuel Vents
Fuel Management
Dedicated Aircraft Systems
Ice and Rain Protection
In-Flight Structural Icing
Engine Icing
Fuel System Icing
The Role of the Pilot
Ground Icing
Rain Protection
Landing Gear Systems
Landing Gear Squat Switch
Brakes
Nosewheel Steering
Annunciator and Warning Systems
Annunciator or Advisory Panels
Audio Advisory and Warning Annunciation
Fire Protection Systems
Fire Detection and Extinguishing Systems
Pilot Actions and Cockpit Controls
Electrical Considerations
Cabin and Cockpit Protection
Auxiliary Power Unit Fire Protection
Limitations
Airspeeds
Engine Limits
Other System Limitations
Normal Procedures
Crew Coordination
Captain and First Officer/Copilot
Flying Pilot and Nonflying Pilot
Crew Resource Management
Optimizing Crew Communication
Improving Overall Flight Management
Development of a Team Performance Concept
Crew Resource Management Training
Checklists and Callouts
Checklist Procedures
Types of Checklists
Normal Checklists
Standard Callouts
Emergency and Abnormal Procedures
Emergency versus Abnormal Situations
Emergency Procedures
Abnormal Procedures
Performance
Takeoff, Climb, Landing, and Engine-Out Performances
Takeoff and Climb Performances
Enroute Engine-Out Performance Planning
Landing Performance
Braking Performance
Routine Performance Planning
TOLD Cards
Airport Analysis Tables
Cruise Performance: Fuel Planning
Weight and Balance
The Weight in "Weight and Balance"
Aircraft Weight Categories
Balance Considerations
CG as Percentage of MAC
Performance Benefit of an Aft CG
In-Flight CG Movement
How It's Done in the Real World
Average Passenger Weights
Random Loading Programs
Airplane Handling, Service, and Maintenance
Flight Dispatch
Fueling Procedures
Standard Preflight
Aircraft Documents Review
Cockpit and Emergency Equipment Checks
Exterior Preflight Check
Final Preflight Preparations
Minimum Equipment List (MEL)
Configuration Deviation List (CDL)
Navigation, Communication, and Electronic Flight Control Systems
Horizontal Situation Indicator
Autopilots
Flight Director
Electronic Flight Instrumentation Systems (EFIS)
ACARS
Head-Up Displays
Area Navigation (RNAV)
VOR/DME-Based RNAV
LORAN
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Intertial Navigation System (INS)
Using RNAV
Latitude and Longitude
Flight Management System (FMS)
Basic FMS Components and Operating Principles
Basic Operation of a Generic FMS
Pilot Operations in the Glass Cockpit
Hazard Avoidance Systems
Weather Avoidance Systems
Airborne Weather Radar
Doppler Radar
Combined Weather Radar and Navigation Displays
Electrical Discharge or Lightning Detectors
Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)
Ground Proximity Warning Systems and Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning Systems
Operational Information
Aerodynamics of High-Speed/High-Altitude Aircraft
High-Speed Flight and the Sound Barrier
Swept Wing Aerodynamics
Fixed Aerodynamic Surfaces
Stalls
IFR Operations in Turbine Aircraft
Profile Descents
Jet Routes
Altimetry and IFR Cruising Altitudes at Flight Levels
Category I/II/III Approaches
Holding
Extended Range Twin-Engine Operations (ETOPS)
International Flight Operations
Wake Turbulence
Wing Tip Vortices
Identifying Likely Areas of Wake Turbulence
Air Rage
Weather Considerations for Turbine Pilots
Low-Altitude Weather: Wind Shear and Microbursts
Wind Shear
Microbursts
Effects of Microbursts on Aircraft
Avoidance Procedures
Low-Level Wind Shear Alerting Systems
Recognizing and Responding to Wind Shear
Training for Wind Shear Encounters
High-Altitude Weather
Icing
Wind
The Jetstream
Clear Air Turbulence (CAT)
Avoiding CAT
Handy Rules of Thumb for Turbine Pilots
Airline, Regional, and Corporate Aircraft Spotter's Guide
Glossary: Airline and Corporate Aviation Terminology
Bibliography
Index

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