In hardcover. You couldn't ask for a more complete textbook on how to operate general aviation airplanes in the United Statesnow in hardcover format. The Pilot's Manual: Ground School (previously published as Private & Commercial) walks you through everything you need to know to pass both your Private and Commercial FAA Knowledge Exams. This edition of The Pilot's Manual: Ground School has been updated to reflect current rules, procedures, and the FAAs areas of emphasis including aeronautical decision making, runway incursion avoidance procedures, risk management, and GPS operations.
The information is organized into easy-to-digest chapters, and the text is supported with more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs. All the knowledge requirements are covered, including aerodynamics, the airplane, performance factors, physiological factors affecting the pilot, weather, regulations, charts and airspace, airport operations, navigation, and flight planning, including specific instructions on how to use the flight computer. Helpful marginal notes are provided for quick definitions of terms, further emphasis on key points, and mnemonic devices that can be of tremendous benefit to study. Each chapter of The Pilot's Manual: Ground School closes with review questions highlighting the important facts. Ninety percent of the text is for the Private, and the additional ten percent, well-separated, will raise you to the Commercial standard.
The Pilot's Manual: Ground School was written by a remarkable editorial team consisting of civilian, airline, and military pilots, flight instructors, professors, FAA representatives, and industry leaders, this is the textbook trusted by leading universities worldwide. The logical organization makes it equally effective as a home-study text. Foreword by Barry Schiff. Hardcover, 8-3/8 x 10-7/8 format, glossary, indexed, full-color illustrations throughout, 688 pages.
Also available in The Pilot's Manual Series: Volume 1 Flight School, Volume 3 Instrument Flying, Private Pilot Syllabus, Instrument Rating Syllabus, Commercial Pilot Syllabus.