The Proficient Pilot

Author: Barry J. Schiff
Publisher: Lickle Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565660755
Size: 14.96 MB
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A compilation of Barry Schiff's monthly column in AOPA Pilot, the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These articles are pulled from his more than 26,000 flight hours in 260 types of aircraft to assemble volumes filled with Schiff's vast knowledge and experience with teaching pilots. The first volume of the series covers such diverse topics as slip tips, takeoff techniques, crosswind landing, scud running, and multiengine flying.

Flight To Success Be The Captain Of Your Life

Author: Karlene Petitt
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780984925964
Size: 24.14 MB
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Inspiration, motivation and lessons learned... Flight to Success is the author's journey through eight airlines, seven type ratings, two master's degrees, and motherhood. Intertwined with her stories are those of others who share their successes, failures, losses, fears, hopes and dreams. They have all learned from their experiences. What drives people to phenomenal success? The secret correlates with many aspects of flight. If you apply these tips to your everyday life there will be nothing you cannot accomplish. Life is about choice. The choice now, is to open your mind and heart and begin to dream. This inspirational, motivational memoir will take you on a journey through the author's life, to assist you with yours. How did she do it? Why didn't she quit? Where did she find the time, courage, stamina, and strength to persevere during the most challenging times? The answers to these questions and many more will be answered.

A Human Error Approach To Aviation Accident Analysis

Author: Professor Scott A Shappell
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409463036
Size: 38.78 MB
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This comprehensive book provides the knowledge and tools required to conduct a human error analysis of accidents. Serving as an excellent reference guide for many safety professionals and investigators already in the field.

The Turbine Pilot S Flight Manual

Author: Gregory N. Brown
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 9781619540736
Size: 25.38 MB
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Everything a pilot is expected to know when transitioning to turbine-powered aircraft.

The Complete Advanced Pilot

Author: Bob Gardner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781560274599
Size: 26.75 MB
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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.

Aviation Mental Health

Author: Todd Hubbard
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409484912
Size: 36.82 MB
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This book provides an authoritative and practical guide to the assessment, management, treatment and care of pilots and other professional groups within aviation; covering a range of relevant topics, for health and human resources practitioners working in the airline industry. Pilot mental health has, hitherto, been regarded as a specialist topic in aviation medicine. Consequently, practitioners and researchers alike have been forced to consult specialist journals or seek out a relevant chapter on this topic in a general textbook to develop or update their understanding of the relevant issues. This book seeks to remedy this situation by gathering together all of the relevant insights into a single authoritative source gathered from the leading specialists in the field. It aims to cover all of the main relevant issues including the assessment, care, management and treatment of mental health problems, as well as the prevention of mental health problems among this occupational group.

Train Like You Fly

Author: Arlynn McMahon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781560277071
Size: 38.44 MB
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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 9 11 Commission Report

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Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 0160891809
Size: 24.37 MB
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This edition has been designated as the only official U.S. Government edition of the 9-11 Commission’s Final Report. It provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.

Breaking The Mishap Chain

Author: Peter W. Merlin
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160915635
Size: 30.89 MB
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This volume contains a collection of case studies of mishaps involving experimental aircraft, aerospace vehicles, and spacecraft in which human factors played a significant role. In all cases the engineers involved, the leaders and managers, and the operators (i.e., pilots and astronauts) were supremely qualified and by all accounts superior performers. Such accidents and incidents rarely resulted from a single cause but were the outcome of a chain of events in which altering at least one element might have prevented disaster. As such, this work is most certainly not an anthology of blame. It is offered as a learning tool so that future organizations, programs, and projects may not be destined to repeat the mistakes of the past. These lessons were learned at high material and personal costs and should not be lost to the pages of history.