The Federal Aviation Administration’s Instrument Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and controllers with the knowledge and skills required to operate in instrument meteorological conditions. This up- to-date edition is illustrated with full-color graphics and photographs, and covers topics such as basic atmospheric science, the air traffic control system, spatial disorientation, and optical illusions, flight support systems, and emergency responses. Since many questions on FAA exams are taken directly from the information presented in this text, Instrument Flying Handbook is a great study guide for potential pilots looking for certification, and the perfect gift for any aircraft or aeronautical buff.
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