Titel: Multiengine Flying
Autor/en: Paul A. Craig
MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO
Oktober 2003 - kartoniert - 381 Seiten
ARE YOU READY FOR MULTIENGINE TAKEOFF? Extensively Revised Third Edition!This is a complete guide to multiengine flying, from the first time a pilot transitions into a two-engine airplane through advanced ratings. Single engine and multiengine aircraft differ in many critical ways -- "Multiengine Flying" covers every one in clear, readable detail. Written with insight by a renowned educator, pilot, and aviation expert, this new third edition additionally covers emergency procedures, advanced systems, and high altitudes with all the latest Practical Test Standards. It prepares pilots for FAA tests for multi-engine certification, with special emphasis on the technology, testing, and job market affecting multiengine pilots and craft, including: * Aerodynamic properties of multiengine airplanes * Safety precautions and procedures * Emergency situations * Multiengine vs. single engine aircraft * Advanced multiengine engines and systems * Preparing for oral and flight exams for the multiengine rating * Propeller, fuel, and electrical system differences * Progressive transition from beginning to advanced multiengine flying * Changes in FAA Practical Test Standards/Certification requirements * And much, much more! Whether you're involved with first-time transition -- or you're working toward advanced ratings -- "Multiengine Flying" will help you progress effectively and efficiently. "Inside, you get coverage of: "* Takeoff and landing * Engine out procedures * Electrical systems * Equipment lists and AFMs * Turboprops * High-altitude operations * Cockpit resource management * Glass cockpit systems *Computerized training * And much, much more!
Part I: MULTIENGINE BASICSChapter 1: Multiengine AerodynamicsChapter 2: Multiengine takeoff and LandingChapter 3: Engine-Out ProceduresPart II: MULTIENGINE AIRPLANE SYSTEMSChapter 4: Multiengine Propeller SystemsChapter 5: Multiengine Fuel SystemsChapter 6: Multiengine Electrical SystemsChapter 7: Minimum Equipment Lists and AFMs.Part III: ADVANCED MULTIENGINE FLIGHTChapter 8: TurbopropsChapter 9: High-Altitude OperationsChapter 10: Cockpit Resource ManagementChapter 11: Glass Cockpit SystemsPart IV: EARNING A MULTIENGINE RATINGChapter 12: Computerized and Simulator TrainingChapter 13: The Multiengine Practical Test StandardsChapter 14: The Multiengine Flight InstructorChapter 15: Instrument Multiengine Flying and the ATPChapter 16: Why Multiengine?INDEX
Paul A. Craig, Ed.D., longtime pilot, FAA award-winning flight instructor, and aviation educator and author, designed and conducted the research described in this book based on his lifelong concern with the high accident rate among general aviation pilots, and in the process of earning his doctorate in education, with special empahsis on pilot decision-making and flight training. A Gold Seal Multiengine Flight Instructor and twice FAA District Flight Instructor of the Year, he has spoken widely to flight instructors and others on improving flight training and safety. He is the author of Be a Better Pilot; Stalls & Spins; Multiengine Flying, 2nd Edition; and Light Airplane Navigation Essentials, all from McGraw-Hill's renowned Practical Flying Series.