Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A - Vol. 1


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This audiobook contains chapters 1 through 10 from the Airplane Flying Handbook FAA-H-8083-3A. Study of the handbook should include the PDF from the FAA, which is available at http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/. From the preface: "The Airplane Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual to introduce basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems. It is developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry. This handbook is developed to assist student pilots learning to fly airplanes. It is also beneficial to pilots who wish to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, those pilots preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both student and certificated pilots. It introduces the future pilot to the realm of flight and provides information and guidance in the performance of procedures and maneuvers required for pilot certification." This audiobook, chapters 1 through 10 from the Airplane Flying Handbook, is Volume I. Chapters 11 -15 titled "Transition to ...." are recorded in Volume 2, and Chapter 16 "Emergency Procedures" is recorded in Volume 3. - Summary by Norman Elfer (8 hr 54 min)

Chapters

Preface 6:04 Read by Norman Elfer
Chpt 1 - Introduction to Flight Training 31:21 Read by Norman Elfer
Chpt 2 pt 1 - Ground Operations 18:47 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 2 pt 2 - Ground Operations 21:02 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 3 pt 1 - Basic Flight Maneuvers 29:09 Read by Dale Latham
Capt 3 pt 2 - Level Turns 33:06 Read by Dale Latham
Chpt 3 pt 3 - Descents & Descending Turns 23:04 Read by Dale Latham
Chpt 4 pt 1- Slow Flight, Stalls & Spins 26:07 Read by Norman Elfer
Chpt 4 pt 2 - Approaches to Stalls 25:02 Read by Norman Elfer
Chpt 4 pt 3 - Spins 18:00 Read by Norman Elfer
Chpt 5 pt 1 - Takeoffs & Departure Climbs 25:25 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 5 pt 2 - Ground Effect on Takeoff 20:42 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 6 pt 1 - Ground Reference Maneuvers 19:46 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Chpt 6 pt 2 - S-turns Across a Road 11:49 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Chpt 6 pt 3 - Elementary Eights 22:43 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Chapt 7 - Airport Traffic Patterns 11:48 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 8 pt 1 - Approaches & Landings 28:45 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 8 pt 2 - Stabilized Approach Concept 21:32 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 8 pt 3 - Cross Wind Approach & Landing 16:17 Read by Jennifer Dorr
Chpt 8 pt 4 - Short Field Approach & Landing 11:56 Read by Andrea Kotzer
Chpt 8 pt 5 - Power-off Accuracy Approaches 21:24 Read by Dale Latham
Chpt 8 pt 6 - Faulty Approaches & Landings 29:46 Read by Norman Elfer
Chpt 9 - Performance Maneuvers 27:47 Read by Dale Latham
Chpt 10 - Night Operations 33:29 Read by Jennifer Dorr

Reviews

Airplane Flying Handbook FAA

(5 stars)

Great audio book from the FAA. Listened in the car to and from work for a couple weeks before doing my Biennial.