Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - IFR for VFR Pilots by Richard L. Taylor

Continued VFR into IFR conditions persists as the most frequent cause of weather-related accidents. This book provides the bare-bones essentials of instrument flying technique and procedures so urgently needed in order to cope with and survive an inadvertent encounter with low-visibility IFR conditions. For this "IFR survival guide," Richard Taylor has adapted the key lifesaving elements of IFR discipline to the average VFR pilot's capabilities. Here are complete instructions in a simplified "hands-off" flying technique that minimizes the risks of loss of control when outside visual clues are lost. The physiological causes of spatial disorientation are explained, giving valuable insights into IFR's most treacherous aspect. A chapter contributed by noted pscyhologist and flight instructor Dr. Jerald Cockrell tells how to control fear and panic in the cockpit. Should air traffic control assistance be necessary, IFR for VFR Pilots tells how to communicate effectively and how to use ATC to fly out of a low-visibility predicament. The book guides you step-by-step through the essential procedures of DF steers, radar vectors, and other ATC "assists." VOR and DF fixes, VOR approaches, low-visibility landing technique, even the missed approach, are clearly explained with typical Taylor expertise. IFR for VFR Pilots is a must for all fair-weather fliers, however proficient and cautious they may be. Its no-nonsense approach has a lot to say to the seasoned instrument-rated pilot as well.

Buy IFR for VFR Pilots by Richard L. Taylor from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781560272809
ISBN-10: 1560272805
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 138
Publisher: Independent Publishers Group
Publish Date: 13-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - IFR for VFR Pilots by Richard L. Taylor

Book Reviews - IFR for VFR Pilots by Richard L. Taylor

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about IFR for VFR Pilots book by Richard L. Taylor and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Richard L. Taylor

Richard L. Taylor is a pilot and the author of "Understanding Flying" and "Positive Flying." He lives in Dublin, Ohio.

Books By Richard L. Taylor

Schaum's Outline of Investments by Richard L. Taylor
Paperback, February 2000
Instrument Flying by Richard L. Taylor
Hardback, August 1997
Fair-Weather Flying by Richard L. Taylor
Hardback, March 1993
Understanding Flying by Richard L. Taylor
Hardback, October 1992