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For those who join the aeronautical world, from primary, secondary or professional studies. For future professionals, experienced professionals or simply lovers of the subject.
A book to know the environment of the airplane and everything that is done around it: the rules, the future of professions, myths, concepts, curiosities, and so on.
It is a contact with the reality of the plane and its environment, often studied in a theoretical and impractical way.
Whether or not the trial lesson you have booked is a gift or you have decided to find out about flying for yourself, you will find that the experience will be greatly enhanced if you have read through this short guide in advance. You do not need to learn the contents of this guide, but you will find that some of the terminology and jargon will be less of a mystery when your instructor 'briefs' you for the lesson. Take a few minutes to review the contents, then go, and enjoy what will surely be the first of many happy hours aloft!
THE SOUTHWEST AIRLINES WAY
This book offers management lessons from the world's most profitable airline. 'As a former Southwest insider, I often wondered why other organizations couldn't duplicate the business model. Anyone who wants to understand how it works should read this book' - Libby Sartain, Senior VP of Human Resources, Yahoo. 'Professor Gittell has tackled one of the hottest and most important topics in business circles today - why some airlines continually fly high over the economic wreckage of the rest of the industry' - Thomas Winkelmann, VP - The Americas, Lufthansa German Airlines. 'Through extensive research, Jody Hoffer Gittell gets to the bottom of what has sustained Southwest Airlines' positive employee relations and high performance through good and bad times' - Thomas A. Kochan, professor, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Global Airline Industry Program."Fortune" magazine calls Southwest Airlines "the most successful airline in history." In an industry that regularly loses billions of dollars, Southwest has had 31 consecutive years of profitability. "The Southwest Airlines Way" reveals the secret to Southwest's remarkable success - high performance relationships - and it creates enormous competitive advantage in motivation, teamwork, and coordination among Southwest employees. Based on Professor Jody Hoffer Gittell's eight years of field research, this book explores Southwest's innovative policies, strategies, and techniques, showing how these methods can be implemented in any organization, and explains how to: lead with credibility and caring; invest in frontline leaders; hire and train for relational competence; use conflicts to build relationships; and, encourage mutual respect among employees, managers, unions, and suppliers.
A real understanding of the principles of flight and the operations associated with flying the way it's done today — this book deals with these important basics as they apply to practical matters in the cockpit. How well you handle the airplane depends largely on your knowledge of what's happening and your understanding of the laws of aerodynamics. This book will help you avoid guesswork and put you in touch with true professional skills and attitudes. Beginning pilots can absorb new pieces of knowledge and experienced aviators can gain insight to improve their proficiency.
Traditionally known as the "red book of maneuvers", this manual is an excellent learning and teaching aid for instructors and students, covering all flight maneuvers required for Private, Sport, Commercial and Flight Instructor certification.
Each maneuver is represented in detail according to the type of aircraft on which the lesson will be conducted, establishes the objective of the task, and lists the FAA Certification Standards required.
Fully illustrated with 64 drop-down pages showing each complete maneuver on one page for the reader to absorb all visual/textual information at once.
Many pilots resign themselves to imperfect takeoffs and landings simply because they do not realize that even professionals must work on each of these critical phases of flight.
"Making Perfect Takeoffs and Landings in Light Airplanes" shows pilots how to develop a total awareness of the situation, of the aircraft and of themselves, and how to turn that awareness into perfect takeoffs and landings.
The detailed but easy-to-follow steps given here ensure that pilots have the knowledge they need to go beyond reactions learned by heart and develop excellent flying skills. The author's easy, conversational approach to teaching speaks to all pilots who thrive on the personal challenge of striving for excellence.
UN LIBRO PARA CONOCER EL ENTORNO DEL AVION Y TODO LO QUE SE HACE ALREDEDOR DE EL: NORMAS FUTURO DE LAS PROFESIONES MITOS CONCEPTOS CURIOSIDADES...
For over a quarter of a century this book has been a leading source of information for those who wish to find out about flying and what it takes to become a pilot. This new edition contains full details of the latest harmonized European legislation.
The book advises on how to become a private, commercial, airline or military pilot. Both fixed-wing and helicopter training courses are explained and the many lists of contacts and addresses in the industry and of flying schools and clubs have been updated and verified. This volume is not intended to be a training manual, but a book to whet appetites of aspiring private and professional flyers.
This book explains in detail how to fly an airplane that has the “tailwheel” type of landing gear — the taildragger.
El objetivo del autor ha sido introducir en la aeronáutica al lector que se inicia en estos conocimientos , y asimismo ser un complemento en la información de los estudiantes, los pilotos y los instructores de vuelo. Cuando se vuela un avión, se hace con el corazón, captando las reacciones del aparato a través de los mandos como si estos fueran la prolongación de los miembros del piloto. El oficio de volar se convierte en un arte , y pasa a ser una mezcla embriagadora entre la visión del paisaje desde el aire y la habilidad de llevar un aparato tan complicado y a la vez tan sencillo.
How do I get a pilot’s license? Where do I start? Who can I ask? All these questions and more are answered in the FAA’s Student Pilot Guide.
For veteran members of the flying community, the question “How do I get a pilot’s license?” seems to have a simple answer. But for the uninitiated, it is a task that can seem overwhelming.
Before beginning flight training, it is important to have a basic understanding of the responsibilities, safety regulations, and other issues you will face, including the choice of a flight school, selecting study materials, study habits, and the role of the instructor, student, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This guide lays out for prospective student pilots and for those already engaged in flight training, in “how to” fashion, the general procedures for obtaining FAA student pilot, sport pilot, recreational pilot, and private pilot certificates.
Includes principles of flight, airplanes and engines, performance, weather, navigation, and more.