ATBC - Instrument Flying Handbook - eBook

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This comprehensive manual from the FAA covers everything you need to know for the instrument rating written and oral exams. It includes practical procedures, proficiency standards, and relevant information for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions or without outside visual references. It is suitable for both analog and electronic flight displays, including advanced systems such as flight management and traffic advisory systems. Additionally, it offers a shorthand guide for instrument clearances and a lesson guide for instrument training. Whether you're preparing for exams or need a refresher, the Instrument Flying Handbook is an essential resource for instrument rated pilots.

Topics Include:
  • The National Airspace System
  • The Air Traffic Control System
  • Human Factors
  • Aerodynamic Factors
  • Flight Instruments
  • Attitude Instrumentation Using Analog Instruments
  • Attitude Instrumentation Using Electronic Flight Displays
  • Basic Flight Maneuvers Using Analog Instruments
  • Basic Flight Maneuvers Using Electronic Flight Displays
  • Helicopter Instrument Flying
  • Navigation Systems
  • IFR Flight
  • Emergency Operations
  • Clearance Shorthand
  • Instrument Training Lesson Guide

Utilizing the guidelines of Part 66, Aircraft Structures and Systems, like all ATB EASA modules, adhere precisely to the specified content, order, and necessary learning levels (L1, 2, or 3) for the accredited B2 avionics maintenance technician program. Numerous national authorities have approved this module as a component of the training curriculum for Part 147 schools under their jurisdiction. 

As prescribed in Part 66 Appendix 1, the topics are divided in 22 sections:

  • Aeroplane Aerodynamics and Flight Controls (L1)
  • Aeroplane Structures (L1, 2)
  • Autoflight ATA 22 (L3)
  • Communication and Navigation ATA 23-24 (L3)
  • Electrical Power ATA 24 (L3)
  • Equipment and Furnishings ATA 25 (L3)
  • Flight Controls ATA 27 (L2)
  • Instruments ATA 31 (L3)
  • Lights ATA 33 (L3)
  • On Board Maintenance Systems ATA 45 (L3)
  • Air Conditioning and Pressurization ATA 21 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Fire Protection ATA 26 (L3)
  • Fuel Systems ATA 28 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Hydraulic Systems ATA 29 (L1, 3)
  • Ice and Rain Protection ATA 30 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Landing Gear ATA 32 (L1, 3)
  • Oxygen ATA 35 (L3)
  • Pneumatic and Vacuum Systems ATA 36 (L3)
  • Waste and Water Systems ATA 38 (L2)
  • Integrated Module Avionics ATA 42 (L3)
  • Cabin Systems ATA 44 (L3)
  • Information Systems ATA 46 (L3)

A complete table of contents is included with the Look Inside link above.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of aircraft structures and systems through clear explanations and detailed full-color illustrations. This module has been designed to help aircraft technicians learn essential skills and understand the underlying concepts. It covers all required topics for FAA A&P students while also providing a higher level of proficiency for EASA licenses.

Product Specifications:

  • ISBN: 9781941144978
  • Publisher:
  • Aircraft Technical Book Company
  • Edition: 004.2
  • Pages: 676

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