The Instrument Flight Manual

Author: William K. Kershner
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560278927
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Transportation

Presents a guide for basic instrument flying, discussing navigation and communications, clearances, and executing instrument flight, with information to prepare for knowledge and practical tests.

The Flight Instructor s Manual

Author: William K. Kershner
Publisher: Flight Manuals
ISBN: 1619546132
Release Date: 2018-02-20
Genre: Transportation

The Flight Instructor's Manual is an invaluable reference for flight instructor applicants and serves as an indispensable guide for both new and experienced instructors (CFIs). The Sixth Edition is edited by William K. Kershner's son, William C. Kershner. This manual is organized so that each chapter serves as a stand-alone reference for a particular phase of instruction, allowing each to be used as "how to instruct" guides on topics such as fundamentals of flight instruction (FOI), presolo instruction, first solo to the private certificate, advanced VFR instruction, introduction to aerobatic instruction, and instrument instruction. The book also features a comprehensive spin syllabus, material on multi-engine airplanes, instructing international students, teaching ground school, and setting up tests. Teaching tips and common student errors provided for: Fundamentals of Flight Instruction (FOI) -- Presolo -- First Solo to the Private Certificate -- Complex Single-Engine Airplanes -- Light Twins -- Spins -- Aerobatics -- Instruments.

The Savvy Flight Instructor

Author: Gregory N. Brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 1560272961
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Transportation

As a newly certified flight instructor (CFI), a pilot can be faced with a difficult prospect—how to make a living and keep flying to build up piloting hours. This book offers timely and humorous help for flight instructors to market their flight school, meet all those people who really want to fly, and keep them flying. Also emphasized is a broader understanding of the business of the flight school, including how flight schools can revamp marketing and student-recruiting strategies.

Train Like You Fly

Author: Arlynn McMahon
Publisher:
ISBN: 1560277076
Release Date: 2007-11-01
Genre: Transportation

The first comprehensive guide to scenario-based instruction, this flight instructor's manual combines years of research with the latest studies and proven practices. The concrete guidelines and tips help flight instructors expand their practices to go beyond the FAA practical test standards and numerous topics are covered such as systematic risk reduction, critical thinking, effective grading and evaluation, including past accidents, and tailoring programs to reach specific and individualized goals. Flight instructors will learn how to build effective, creative scenarios for IFR training, advanced training, instrument proficiency checks, and much more.

The Flight Instructor s Survival Guide

Author: Arlynn McMahon
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1619544296
Release Date: 2017-05-29
Genre: Transportation

"In addition to demonstrating proficiency as a safe and effective pilot, instructors must be able to teach flight. Communicating effectively and facilitating student learning is at the heart of a flight instructor's job, and this requires a bit of psychology to understand how people learn. All flight (CFI) and ground instructors must take the FAA Fundamentals of Instructing (FOI) Knowledge Exam. The Aviation Instructor's Handbook is the primary reference for this FOI Knowledge Exam and an important text to introduce the needed psychology relative to teaching. However, the basic, hands-on, practical application of the material can be lost in the theoretical coverage. As a result, instructors result to memorizing acronyms for testing, rather than learning how to be an effective instructor. The Flight Instructor's Survival Guide is a companion text for The Aviation Instructor's Handbook allowing instructors to be the proverbial fly-on-the-wall in watching this important information being used to make a safe pilot. Student pilot readers will gain perspective that they aren't the only ones experiencing a particular issue in their flight training. This book is necessary for anyone striving to be aviation-citizens with character, professionalism and ethical values. Delightful and full of wisdom and humor, Arlynn's book is a gift to all flight instructors who will inevitably share or recognize these fundamentals of instructing issues in their own cast of clients"--Provided by publisher.

The Advanced Pilot s Flight Manual

Author: William K. Kershner
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1619542137
Release Date: 2015-02
Genre: Transportation

The ultimate volume in the Kershner Flight Manuals Series,The Advanced Pilot's Flight Manual is for pilots transitioning to advanced models and types, and preparing for their Commercial Pilot knowledge and flight tests. It bridges the gap between theory and practical application, covering the fundamentals of airplane aerodynamics and aircraft performance. This eighth edition, edited by William K. Kershner's son, William C. Kershner, is ideal for private pilots seeking additional training or those considering a career as a professional pilot. The commercial certificate opens up possibilities such as flying local charters to getting a flight instructor's license, and from flying a corporate high-performance airplane to flying for the airlines. Performing a wider variety of flying gives opportunities to see and experience aviation beyond the private license. Illustrated by the author, this textbook includes subject on: Airplane performance and stability for pilots Checking out in advanced models and types Emergencies and unusual situations Advanced navigation High-altitude operations Preparing for the commercial knowledge and practical tests

The Thinking Pilot s Flight Manual

Author: Rick Durden
Publisher:
ISBN: 0983422249
Release Date: 2015-08-28
Genre:

Volume 2 of The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual carries on the widely praise, penetrating, and clear-headed approach of Volume I, addressing matters of importance to pilots that ordinary flight training manuals never tough. It delves into everything from the realities of making the go/no-go decision during the takeoff roll, nailing spot landings, which emergencies to practice, and how to take babies and kids flying. It explores how we scare our passengers without realizing it, IFR training in IMC, and takes a hard look at spin training. Rick Durden is one of three 2015 recipients of the Endeavor Award, honoring volunteer pilots who have made significant contributions to flying to serve the public. For 25 years he has made flights in remote areas of the U.S. and Central America in support of conservation. He is an Airline Transport-rated pilot with experience in over 200 types of airplanes, a practicing aviation attorney who has been involved in hundreds of aircraft accident cases, writer, aviation magazine editor, safety counselor, and flight instructor.

Airplane Flying Handbook Federal Aviation Administration

Author: Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781510712843
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Genre: Transportation

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation. Topics covered include: Ground operations Cockpit management The four fundamentals of flying Integrated flight control Slow flights Stalls Spins Takeoff Ground reference maneuvers Night operations And much more Updated to include the most current information, the Airplane Flying Handbook is a great study guide for current pilots and for potential pilots who are interested in applying for their first license. It is also the perfect gift for any aircraft or aeronautical buff.

Aviation Instructor s Handbook

Author: Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781602397774
Release Date: 2009-09
Genre: Transportation

The Aviation Instructor's Handbook was developed by the FAA in order to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction. This handbook provides aviation instructors with up-to-date information on learning and teaching, and how to relate this information to the task of teaching aeronautical knowledge and skills to students. Experienced aviation instructors will also find the updated information useful for improving their effectiveness in training activities.

Private Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560279494
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Study Aids

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence under scrutiny. In this series, the most consistent questions asked in each exam are provided in a question-and-answer format, with information sources for further study. Applicants facing the oral exams will benefit from the topics discussed and the further study materials provided, which have been updated to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, including fundamentals of instruction, technical subject areas, an appendix with the latest version of the FAA's Advisory Circular (AC) 61-65, and now including a new chapter on Scenario-Based Training" by Arlynn McMahon (author of "Train Like You Fly")."

The Student Pilot s Flight Manual

Author: Kershner
Publisher: Kershner Flight Manual
ISBN: 1619545845
Release Date: 2017-11-28
Genre: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

A classic for beginning aviators, this manual provides step-by-step ground and flight information for student pilots working toward Private or Sport Pilot certification.