Author: ASA Test Prep Board
Publisher: Test Prep
Release Date: 2016-08
Genre: Study Aids
Trade Paperback + Software Download version: Trade paperback book comes with code to download Prepware software from ASA's website. Applicants studying for the Airline Transport Pilot and Aircraft Dispatcher Knowledge Exams will find sample questions for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam database along with their answers and explanations, in this guide. All of the more than 900 questions from the exam are arranged by subject category and are accompanied by specific study material. Each question is followed by the answer, an explanation of the answer, and a Learning Statement Code for further study in FAA materials. Updates are provided to account for FAA test-question changes throughout the publication year via the ASA website or e-mail. Regulations, weather and weather services, flight physiology, and aircraft performance are among the subjects covered. Includes softcover book and computer testing supplement.
As a professional pilot it is crucial to keep your knowledge sharp, but going through all the ATPL subject publications again and again, would be an endless task. This book is written as a quick reference guide to pilots and aviation enthusiasts, in an effort to simplify the process of staying current and revising the theory you have already learned and possibly add to that knowledge. As you go through the book, whether it is simply to refresh a single or specific subject or it is to review the entire ATPL syllabus, you will find the book structured to give you maximum information using as few words as possible. The book is based on EASA ATPL theory and all information is purely factual. It is an interpretation of the subject matters researched from multiple ATPL publications and it combines it with personal experience and inputs from aviation professionals. Within a couple of hours a complete subject matter can be covered.
Pilot license candidates studying for the Private and Recreational Pilot FAA Knowledge Exam will find sample questions for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration exam database along with their answers and explanations, in this guide. Questions from the exam are arranged by subject category, with each section prefaced by text introducing the subject matter and accompanied by specific study material. Each question is followed by the answer, an explanation of the answer, and a Learning Statement Code for further study in FAA materials. Updates are provided to account for FAA test-question changes throughout the publication year via the ASA website or e-mail alerts. Up-to-date basics on aerodynamics, engine operation, flight instruments, performance, radio navigation, and meteorology are among the subjects covered in this study aid. Includes softcover book and computer testing supplement.
Author: Robert Mark
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2007-07-06
Find the Best-Paying and Most-Fulfilling Jobs in Professional Piloting A valuable employment tool, the Professional Pilot Career Guide provides a complete sourcebook of professional flying opportunities. This updated guide contains detailed coverage of pilot ratings and practical test standards-plus goal-achieving tips on job hunting, networking, regional airlines, the majors, and more. Written by career pilot and aviation-industry expert Robert P. Mark, this vital reference offers a real-world look at what it's like to fly for the airlines, corporations, or charter companies, together with guidance on pay, benefits, types of aircraft, and future prospects. Packed with illustrations, Professional Pilot Career Guide features: Full coverage of aviation training-where to get it and how to finance it The latest airline, corporate, and charter employment opportunities 200 common interview questions-and the 10 most frequent interview mistakes Current information on the best-paying flying jobs Valuable advice on PC-based job search techniques Indepth pilot interviews Essential internet resources Inside This Cutting-Edge Employment Resource for Today's Pilots • Your Career Starts Here • Flight Training • Ratings • Where Are the Jobs? • The Regional Airlines • The Majors • Business Aviation • The Pilot and the PC
Author: Jeff Van West
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Games & Activities
Get ready to take flight as two certified flight instructors guide you through the pilot ratings as it is done in the real world, starting with Sport Pilot training, then Private Pilot, followed by the Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, and Air Transport Pilot. They cover the skills of flight, how to master Flight Simulator, and how to use the software as a learning tool towards your pilot’s license. More advanced topics demonstrate how Flight Simulator X can be used as a continuing learning tool and how to simulate real-world emergencies.
Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date: 2006-05-16
What John McPhee's books all have in common is that they are about real people in real places. Here, at his adventurous best, he is out and about with people who work in freight transportation. Over the past eight years, John McPhee has spent considerable time in the company of people who work in freight transportation. Uncommon Carriers is his sketchbook of them and of his journeys with them. He rides from Atlanta to Tacoma alongside Don Ainsworth, owner and operator of a sixty-five-foot,eighteen-wheel chemical tanker carrying hazmats. McPhee attends ship-handling school on a pond in the foothills of the French Alps, where, for a tuition of $15,000 a week, skippers of the largest ocean ships refine their capabilities in twenty-foot scale models. He goes up the "tight-assed" Illinois River on a "towboat" pushing a triple string of barges, the overall vessel being "a good deal longer than the Titanic." And he travels by canoe up the canal-and-lock commercial waterways traveled by Henry David Thoreau and his brother, John, in a homemade skiff in 1839. Uncommon Carriers is classic work by McPhee, in prose distinguished, as always, by its author's warm humor, keen insight, and rich sense of human character.
The 'Complete Pilot' series aids student pilots preparing for licensing exams and can be used for home study, certified flight schools, or as a base for student kits. This book leads students through the study material for the private pilot license, including all the aeronautical knowledge requirements for the license and rating. The book, with study material for the instrument rating and commercial pilot licenses, augments basic subjects with more advanced topics, such as instrument flight rules (IFR) systems, procedures and regulations, and details about radio navigation, flight plans, and cockpit organisation. Useful appendices include glossaries of terms commonly used in pilot/control tower operations, up-to-date weather communications information, and flight preparation aids.
Taking and passing an FAA Knowledge Exam is required for earning the Private Pilot, Sport Pilot, and Recreational Pilot certificates. Using the FAA exam as the premise for learning, author Bob Gardner applies practical information so readers are not only prepared for the tests, but also for the cockpit. He augments the required aeronautical knowledge by giving specific tips and techniques, checklists, mnemonic devices, and sound advice from personal experience. A full-color example of a sectional chart is provided in the back for use with the interactive exercises throughout the book. Each chapter concludes with sample FAA Knowledge Exam questions. A comprehensive glossary and index are included as well. This practical application of the FAA Knowledge Exam is not available in any other text! Included in this Twelfth Edition are internet links for useful aviation websites, weather charts, flight planning, etc., with a section showing examples of online weather sources and more (with full-color examples of weather chart products). Also included is information on the new ICAO-based flight planning form, scenario-based training, single-pilot resource management, and learner-centered grading. This is a convenient, comprehensive source for this information--everything complete in one book! With Gardner's approachable yet concise writing style, readers are able to quickly grasp the subjects, pass the required tests and checkrides, and gain an operational understanding of flight they can take straight to the cockpit. The Complete Private Pilot works as a companion textbook to ASA's Private Pilot Virtual Test Prep DVD Ground School. An integrated Flight/Ground Syllabus for both Part 141 and 61 programs is also available to accompany the textbook. Foreword by Richard Taylor.
Author: Dan K. Dyer
Release Date: 2013-09-30
The workbook companion to the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge. With the Grounds School Workbook for Private Pilots, student pilots can teach themselves the ground school portion of the flight training. The book has reading assignments and exercises that are tied to the FAA's Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge. Working one module at a time, a student pilot can learn and better understand the things required of a Private Pilot.
Author: R. Padfield
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Updated for the first time in 20 years, this complete guide to helicopter flight training introduces the beginner pilot to common maneuvers and flight mechanics, and helps you navigate the transition into the professional pilot industry.
Author: Trevor Thom
Publisher: Air Pilot Publisher Limited
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Air pilots
Constantly updated, edited and revised by a highly qualified team, this book has long been recognised as a comprehensive reference for both student and instructor and is the standard reference for ther CAA PPL examinations.