Glider Flying Handbook - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
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Glider Flying Handbook

By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Release Date: 2018-12-22
  • Genre: Transportation

Description

The Glider Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for glider category rating and for currently certificated glider pilots who wish to improve their knowledge. Certificated flight instructors will find this handbook a valuable training aid, since detailed coverage of aeronautical decision-making, components and systems, aerodynamics, flight instruments, performance limitations, ground operations, flight maneuvers, traffic patterns, emergencies, soaring weather, soaring techniques, and cross-country flight is included.