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 mountainsA Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft Fletcher Anderson ... about the combined weights of two 172s flown with two people aboard each, but still at the small end of the aircraft scale compared to the big jets that routinely land here .
|Title||:||Flying the Mountains : A Training Manual for Flying Single-Engine Aircraft|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2003-01-21|