Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

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8083-25A

This official FAA handbook has been required reading for more than 30 years. Providing basic knowledge essential for all pilots—from beginning student pilots to those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates—this book introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge needed as they progress through pilot training. Studying this book, pilots gain the required knowledge to earn a certificate and understand aerodynamic theory associated with airplane flight.



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8083-25A

This official FAA handbook has been required reading for more than 30 years. Providing basic knowledge essential for all pilots—from beginning student pilots to those pursuing more advanced pilot certificates—this book introduces pilots to the broad spectrum of knowledge needed as they progress through pilot training. Studying this book, pilots gain the required knowledge to earn a certificate and understand aerodynamic theory associated with airplane flight.

The book begins with a basic introduction to flying, including the history of flight, the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), criteria for earning the various pilot certificates, how to select a flight school and instructor, and the tests associated with earning a pilot certificate. Subjects covered include aircraft structure, principles and aerodynamics of flight, flight controls, aircraft systems, flight instruments, flight manuals and documents, weight and balance, aircraft performance, weather theory, aviation weather services, airport operations, airspace, navigation, aeromedical factors, and aeronautical decision-making. Approx. 470 pages, paperback. FAA H-8083-25A
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Excellent publication.

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Thorough and comprehensive. Well written, with very clear graphics. Ideal for both the CFI and student.
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Richard | Commercial | 5/4/2015
A WHOLE lot of knowledge to absorb

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Very well constructed.....very good illustrations......a whole lot to learn. No one said it was going to be easy but coupled with the flying lessons it all comes together and sinks in.
Will be a keeper on my desk and shelf for years to come
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66Student | VISALIA, California, US | 4/8/2015
 
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If you are a student and have not done your knowledge test you need this book. Sporty's test software references this book. should be in Sporty's training kits. Good basics for all subjects.
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Guest | 12/31/2014
 
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A must have for any pilot.
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Dry reading at times.
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book is a must have for the student pilot
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An absolute MUST-HAVE for the student pilot.
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