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    Instrument Flying Handbook M379A Instrument Flying Handbook
    Rated 4.5625 /5 based on 32 customer reviews
    15.95
    Product description: FAA-H-8083-15B This primary FAA source handbook for the Knowledge Exams covers the IFR system as well as aerodynamics, flight instrumentation, attitude flying and navigation as they apply to the instrument pilot. This edition features information applicable to both conventional steam-gauge instrumentation as well as glass cockpits found in technically advanced aircraft. The new information is well separated from the traditional discussions of the "6-pack" and covers flight support systems (AHRS and ADC), pictorial displays, flight management systems (FMS), primary flight display (PFD) and multi-function display (MFD), synthetic vision, advanced technology systems such as ADS, and safety systems such as traffic advisory systems. Also incorporated are FAA/Industry Training Standards (FITS) tenets such as single-pilot resource management, scenario-based training, and learner-centered grading. Hazard identification, as well as task management, automation management, and risk management supplement the human factors discussion. The chapters on attitude instrument flying and basic flight maneuvers are split into separate sections dedicated to analog instrumentation and electronic flight displays. The chapter on emergency operations has been expanded to include the failures applicable to operating a glass cockpit. Approx. 392 pages, paperback.

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    FAA-H-8083-15B
    This primary FAA source handbook for the Knowledge Exams covers the IFR system as well as aerodynamics, flight instrumentation, attitude flying and navigation as they apply to the instrument pilot.

    This edition features information applicable to both conventional steam-gauge instrumentation as well as glass cockpits found in technically advanced aircraft. The new information is well separated from the traditional discussions of the "6-pack" and covers flight support systems (AHRS and ADC), pictorial displays, flight management systems (FMS), primary flight display (PFD) and multi-function display (MFD), synthetic vision, advanced technology systems such as ADS, and safety systems such as traffic advisory systems. Also incorporated are FAA/Industry Training Standards (FITS) tenets such as single-pilot resource management, scenario-based training, and learner-centered grading. Hazard identification, as well as task management, automation management, and risk management supplement the human factors discussion. The chapters on attitude instrument flying and basic flight maneuvers are split into separate sections dedicated to analog instrumentation and electronic flight displays. The chapter on emergency operations has been expanded to include the failures applicable to operating a glass cockpit. Approx. 392 pages, paperback.
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    Reviewer - Lisanina

    Location - Slidell, LA

    Date - 2-26-2014

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    A must for instrument students
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    Date - 8-2-2012

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Location - Hillsboro, OR

    Date - 7-20-2012

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
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    Date - 12-28-2011

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
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    Date - 12-15-2011

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Do not waste your time and $ on this book
    Pros

    It has many pictures

    Cons

    It does a poor job of explaining the concepts/ details needed in preparation for an instrument written exam.

    General Comments

    If you are preparing for an instrument written exam, do not waste your time and money on this book. Instead get the most recent ASA instrument test prep book and the ASA Pilot's Manual - Instrument Flying book. These two books (plus the most recent FAR/ AIM) do a much better job of focusing your attention on what you need to know for the exam (as opposed to what might be nice to know) and in explaining the details.

    Reviewer - David E. Minnis

    Location - Shreveport, LA

    Date - 7-21-2011

    Pilot Rating - ATP

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    Date - 6-16-2011

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Date - 5-25-2011

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    Pros

    A must have for IFR training

    Cons

    NONE

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    Date - 5-18-2011

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Great update with new sections on glass panels.

    Cons

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    General Comments

    My outdated revision did not include the new sections on glass panels. Was a good read for me.

    Date - 1-22-2011

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
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    Date - 7-22-2010

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
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    Date - 5-19-2010

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    As expected for a gov. publication.





    as expected

    Cons

    none

    General Comments

    Worth the purchase.

    Date - 4-9-2010

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Very good training book.

    Cons

    None that I can see.

    General Comments

    I am a happy customer.

    Date - 2-25-2010

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Pros

    Some good pictures that help explain complex concepts.

    Cons

    Lots of critical errors. In the first two chapters I discovered numerous errors on fundamental concepts. For example, on page 2-11 in a discussion about banking an aircraft the text states" In a right turn, the right aileron is deflected downward while the left is deflected upward. Lift is increased on the left side and reduced on the right, resulting in a bank to the right. " Just the opposite is true,. To bank right the left aileron must be deflected down into the wind - the right aileron would be deflected up.

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    Date - 12-25-2009

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended No
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    Date - 10-27-2009

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
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    Date - 9-2-2009

    Pilot Rating - Instrument

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    Pros

    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

    Cons

    None

    General Comments

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    Date - 2-3-2009

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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

    Cons

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    General Comments

    I am a student pilot getting ready for the Practical and this book had many answer's for me. Great Book!

    Date - 1-30-2009

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Finally added helicopter aircraft control section.
    Color Graphics!

    Cons

    Still not a complete reference for instrument training.

    General Comments

    A must have!

    Date - 12-23-2008

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Appears to be a very good and well prepared book.

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