Plane Sense: General Aviation Information
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2008
Number of pages: 100
This handbook is a valuable reference tool for reviewing the nuts and bolts of general aviation, outlining the rules, regulations, and practical aspects of owning and operating a private aircraft. This full-color manual covers subjects such as aircraft owner responsibilities, obtaining FAA publications and records, buying an aircraft, special flight permits, light-sport aircraft, aircraft maintenance, maintenance records, airworthiness directives, and the service difficulty program.
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- Federal Aviation Administration
The Handbook introduces the basic pilot skills that are essential for piloting WSC aircraft. It introduces the knowledge that is needed in pilot training. This handbook is for student pilots, as well as those pursuing more advanced certificates.
by Laurence K. Loftin, Jr. - United States Government Printing
This volume traces the technical development of the airplane from a curiosity at the beginning of World War I to the highly useful machine of today. Included are significant aircraft that incorporated important technical innovations.
by Ted Wilbur - NC-4 50th Anniversary Committee
Early in 1919, a young Naval Aviator predicted that trans-oceanic flight was 'a perfectly safe and sane commercial proposition, not a gigantic gamble.' The U.S.Navy NC-4 proved how right he was with the first flight across the Atlantic.
by E. Charles Vivian - Project Gutenberg
Evelyn Charles Vivian (1882 - 1947) gives a detailed account of the history of aeronautics through 1920. Famous fliers are discussed and the evolution of the aeroplane is covered. The advancements in engine design are also included.