Mastering GPS Flying

Mastering GPS Flying

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With GPS (Global Positioning Systems) now standard equipment in virtually all aircraft, GPS mastery is becoming as necessary to pilots as basic stick and rudder skills. With a unique set of six field-test flight lessons, this guide teaches pilots how to use GPS equipment in all common VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) flight situations, in last-minute changes, as well as in emergencies. * Fully illustrated throughout with charts, maps, photos, and diagramsStudents and Instructors Note a€” Nearest Airport Defaults: As part of your GPS preflight check, be sure to verify that the defaults for nearest airport runway length and runway surface are what you want. As the Garmin 530 manual puts it, aquot;Youanbsp;...

Title:Mastering GPS Flying
Author:Phil Dixon, Sherwood Harris
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2004-08-23


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