The Proficient Pilot
v. 2 2nd edition
By (author) Barry Schiff
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Proficient Pilot by Barry Schiff
Book DescriptionA compilation of Barry Schiff's monthly column in AOPA Pilot , the popular aviation periodical, these books contain favorite articles from over the years in three volumes that are arranged by subject. These articles are pulled from his more than 26,000 flight hours in 260 types of aircraft to assemble volumes filled with Schiff's vast knowledge and experience with teaching pilots. Here detailed attention is given to material dealing with system failures and emergencies, such as how to execute a crash landing, how to combat an engine fire, and how to use ground effect.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560272823
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Barry Schiff
Pilot's Manual: Flight School, Hardback (May 2009)
Covers different aspects an aviator needs to know to obtain a private or commercial pilot license - taxiing procedures, ground operations, takeoffs, turns, descents and emergency operations. This comprehensive guide offers a theoretical and operational understanding that makes it easy for students to learn the manoeuvres before taking to the air.
Dream Aircraft, Paperback (December 2007)
From the North American P-51 Mustang, to the 'Spirit of St Louis', and even NASA's Space Shuttle, this collection examines who's who and how-to on some of the most incredible aircraft ever developed. With historical and personal anecdotes, it shows how diverse the field of aviation is and how far it's come since the days of the Wright brothers.
Pilot's Manual: Ground School, Hardback (September 2007)View all books by Barry Schiff
From aerodynamics and weather to navigation and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, this book covers what students need to know in order to pass the Private Pilot and Commercial Pilot FAA Knowledge Exams. It also includes important information on runway incursion avoidance procedures and global positioning systems.
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Author Biography - Barry Schiff
Barry Schiff is a 34-year veteran of TWA and holds five world aviation speed records. He is the author of Boeing 707, Flight 902 Is Down!, and Test Pilot. He is also a contributing editor of AOPA Pilot. He lives in Los Angeles.
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