Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (Paperback)

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8083-25B

Often referred to as the PHAK, 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 a...

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8083-25B

Often referred to as the PHAK, 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. 528 pages, paperback. FAA H-8083-25B

Specifications:

Author: FAA
ISBN: 978-1-61954-473-4
Effective: 2016
Dimensions: 8.25"x10.75"
Page Count: 528 pages.
Illustrations: Full Color
Weight: 2.50 lbs

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One of two must have books
Fills in some of the gaps of your CFI. As a student, there's only so much your CFI can cover. This explains the "how" of the things he teaches. Definly helps understanding and therefore learning!
March 11, 2017
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great book
thank you
January 22, 2017
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Updating the library
Great quick reference to have on hand
December 12, 2016
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Excellent publication.
Thorough and comprehensive. Well written, with very clear graphics. Ideal for both the CFI and student.
May 4, 2015
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A WHOLE lot of knowledge to absorb
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
April 8, 2015
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Pros: book is a must have for the student pilot
December 31, 2014
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Pros: 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.
December 31, 2014
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Pros: A must have for any pilot. Cons: Dry reading at times.
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Pros: I think it's a basic book every pilot, new or old should have. It's good to review the basics some of which may have been forgotten.
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Pros: It has all the information I was looking for.. Cons: The chapters are in a different order then the other books I have read online.. Its exactly what I was looking for..
December 31, 2014
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Latest edition?
A shopper on Aug 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The latest edition (25B, updated in 2016) is now in stock.
Is there information on chart sources and the history of charting?
William L on Jan 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes
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