This training guide diminishes the dangers and doubles the thrill--and safety--of flying single-engine aircraft at high altitudes in mountainous regions. Logically organized by phases of flight--from preflight preparation to landings--the author combines statistics, techniques, and examples of actions (correct and incorrect) that real pilots have taken in actual flight scenarios. * Details training that offsets mountain flying mistakes * Describes the effects of altitude on pilots and aircraft * Outlines cold weather operations and precautions * Includes search and rescue operation procedures * Reviews take-off conditions from airport mountainsIf you live near a busy airport, it is likely that the FBO subscribes to a satellite weather service and has a computer ... and satellite images; isobar charts; graphic displays of current and predicted weather including IFR, icing, and turbulenceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Flying the Mountains : A Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2003-01-21|