Instrument Flying Handbook

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FAA-H-8083-15B

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules (IFR) covering everything pertinent to operating an aircraft in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) or without reference to outside visuals, relying solely on the information gleaned from the cockpit. Readers will find chapters on the national airspace system, the air traffic control system, human factors, aerodynamics, flight instruments, flight maneuvers for IFR operations, navigation, emergenc...

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FAA-H-8083-15B

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules (IFR) covering everything pertinent to operating an aircraft in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) or without reference to outside visuals, relying solely on the information gleaned from the cockpit. Readers will find chapters on the national airspace system, the air traffic control system, human factors, aerodynamics, flight instruments, flight maneuvers for IFR operations, navigation, emergency operations, as well as helicopter operations and more.

The material in this manual applies to both conventional "steam-gauge" analog instrumentation and the "glass cockpit" electronic flight displays found in advanced aircraft. Information is well organized into separate coverage of the traditional "6-pack" and discussions of pictorial "tape" displays. Advanced systems are covered, including flight management systems, the primary flight display (PFD) and multi-function display (MFD), synthetic vision, and traffic advisory systems. The book also features a synopsis of instrument clearance shorthand, as well as an instrument training lesson guide.

The Instrument Flying Handbook is designed for use by flight instructors, pilots preparing for the Instrument Rating FAA Knowledge and Practical Exams, and instrument-rated pilots looking for a refresher or preparing for an Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC). Illustrated throughout with detailed, full-color drawings and photographs; comprehensive glossary and index.

Approx. 368 pages, full color. Effective 2012.

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Need to have the correct answers for the FAA Exam, and the reference is here.

I am a student pilot getting ready for the Practical and this book had many answer's for me. Great Book!
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This book is an excellent resource to maintain IFR flight skills that tend to degrade over time due to non-use. I find that this book clearly re-emphasizes what I have forgotten, in a clear and concise way
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Guest | PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, US | Private | 12/31/2014
 
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great book and great deliver service after all its a book for a pilot and is next to bible as it can safe my life so great work sportys
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Guest | PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, US | Private | 12/31/2014
 
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Guest | GAINESVILLE, Georgia, US | Private | 12/31/2014
 
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Finally a publication that represents current environment.
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Appears to be a very good and well prepared book.
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