This book covers in detail everything the pilot needs to know about flying the Cessna 172. Important subjects are covered in detail, with supplements and explanations on the general principles involved.
This book covers in detail everything the pilot needs to know about flying the Cessna 172. Important subjects are covered in detail, with supplements and explanations on the general principles involved. Much information NOT found in the aircraft's flight manual, but gleaned from flying experience has been incorporated into this book. All pilots, whether with 10 flying hours flying, or 10,000 hours flying, will find this book an invaluable companion to the aircraft's manual.
About the series
Each guide in this comprehensive series covers the fundamentals of flying and the principal characteristics of a specific type of aircraft, gathered from the advice and experiences of leading experts in the aviation industry. Geared for pilots looking to supplement their individual plane's official flight manual, these source books provide an overview of the aircraft and detailed descriptions of its handling characteristics, limitations, and performance data. A history of each airplane's use and function is also included
Since their first publication, Pilot's Guides have become the standard reference for any pilot of these aircraft, whether learning to fly, converting onto type, club pilot or long-term owner. Each book describes its subject aircraft in detail including construction details, equipment description and systems operation; limitations; handling; expanded checklist, weight & balance and performance calculations etc. There are also supplements and appendices on carburettor icing and use of the mixture control, conversions, crosswind calculation and much more. Each aircraft type is fully described based on practical operating and owning experience - the good and the not-so-good - and many vital safety points pertinent to each aircraft type are covered, Illustrated with drawings, graphs, chart and photographs.
About the author:
Jeremy Pratt is the managing director of Airplane Flight Equipment (AFE). Ed Helmick was the first to fly the DV20 Katana prototypes brought to North America in 1993. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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